BSkyB launches latest interactive betting service

LONDON - BSkyB has launched its latest interactive TV games and betting service, Sky Bet Vegas, with a top prize of £250,000.

The service, available to Sky's 6.6m digital satellite homes, offers three fixed-odds games that are playable through the TV using the Sky digital remote control. The minimum bet to play Sky Bet Vegas is 20p.

Nick Rust, the managing director of Sky Bet, said: "Whether it's the lottery, bingo or a bet on the Grand National, the British public loves to have a flutter -- and we are excited to be offering a fun and easy way to find out if it’s your lucky day. With Sky Bet Vegas you can win up to £250,000 through your TV 24 hours a day."

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