Press Release

LOTERIA MOLDOVEI SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH MOBILE OPERATOR VOXTEL
13/11/2003

Chisinau, Moldova – November 13th, 2003

 

LOTERIA MOLDOVEI has signed an important agreement with the mobile operator VOXTEL, subsidiary of France Telecom, for the supply of Lotto game via SMS.

 

The contract has one-year duration with renewal option and provides the ability to the subscribers of VOXTEL to participate at the game Super Loto (5/35) by sending SMS from their mobile phones. VOXTEL currently possesses 64% of the local mobile telephony market.

 

Mr Takis Giannakopoulos, General Director of Loteria Moldovei, stated: “ We are very satisfied with this new agreement. The cooperation with VOXTEL is our breakthrough to new media services and we strongly believe it will further improve the financial results of Loteria Moldovei.”

 

The new service will be launched by the end of the year and is expected to contribute to the growth of Super Loto (5/35) game.

 

LOTERIA MOLDOVEI, member of the INTRALOT Group, is operating since 1992 and is the sole operator for 3 Lotto games and a scratch ticket distributor. Moreover, the company was granted a license from the Ministry of Finance of Moldova for the organization and management of fixed odds betting games, which launch is also expected by the end of 2003.