INTRALOT AWARDED IN CHINA
INTRALOT was distinguished among other exhibitors during the 5th International Conference on Gaming Industry and Public Welfare, receiving the “Best Exhibition and Creative Demo Award”. The Conference was held in Beijing, in the People’s Republic of China, on 22-24 November 2008, jointly organized by the China Center for Lottery Studies (CCLS) at Peking University, the Macao Polytechnic Institute, the Institute for Tourism Studies, and the Macao Tourism and Casino Career Center. Committed to fostering a healthy development of the gaming industry in China, including that in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, the annual conference provided a platform for communication, exchange and debate on issues that are facing the leaders of the gaming industry.
INTRALOT impressed the participants of the Conference with its pioneering technology that was presented in its booth. The visitors had the opportunity to become acquainted with the state-of-the-art terminals that have driven the company to its position as leader in the gaming industry. The majority of visitors were attracted by the localized demos and the Fixed-Odds Betting, which made INTRALOT’s booth particularly appealing.
The theme of this year's conference was "Global Trend of Recreation and Gaming Industry" and during the event experts presented their research findings, expressed their opinion, and shared with the participants their experience from different countries. Their discussions focused on how to improve the legal frame of the industry in China, to combat illegal gambling, and to ensure the healthy development of the industry in the context of the global financial crisis and its potential effects on the world of gaming.
The General Manager of INTRALOT China, Mr. Georgios Derempeoglou, was one of the keynote speakers of the Conference and delivered a speech on responsible gaming practices and the modernization of the lottery industry in China. During his speech, he presented numerous examples of the implementation of INTRALOT’s corporate responsibility strategy, marketing tools for the promotion of the concept of informed gaming choices, and the features in the company’s terminals and the LOTOS™ O/S Central System, which guarantee the elimination of underage participation and responsible participation at the games.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and sports betting management, to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 50 countries, with approximately 4.500 people and revenues of €835,5 m. for 2007, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.