Press Release

CONTINUOUS GROWTH FOR GREEK FIXED ODDS BETTING GAMES FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2003
06/05/2003

Athens, Greece – Tuesday May 6th, 2003

 

Betting Company has reported that the Greek fixed odds betting games’ first-quarter 2003 turnover reached € 465,4 million, an increase of 24,5% compared to the same period last year. The growth of Greek fixed odds betting games continues for third consecutive year while having secured a market share of more than 50%.

 

It’s worth mentioning that individual player winnings continue to be high with one player in the Peloponnese, Southern Greece recently having walked away with €548,250 on a single €30 bet on half time and full-time football results. Furthermore, another player in Athens made €506,346 out of a €15 bet on “Golden Football” (“Sections List”, were punters can select up to 21 matches - his bet included results on 12 football matches).

 

Betting Company, a member of the INTRALOT Group, is offering services for the organization and operation of O.P.A.P. (Greek Organization of Football Prognostics), Narodna Lutrija (Serbia) and Eurofootball’s (Bulgaria) fixed odds betting games.