INTRALOT ENTERS THE CARIBBEAN MARKET SIGNS CONTRACT IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
INTRALOT announces that it has signed a contract with the company “Dominican Republic SAJAMA” (SAJAMA), that holds a license to conduct on-line numerical and instant games issued by the National Lottery of the Dominican Republic (Loteria Nacional de la Republica Dominicana). SAJAMA has chosen INTRALOT to be its exclusive technology provider until 2020 with strong possibility of further extension.
Under the contractual agreement, INTRALOT will offer facility management services in an initial network of 1,000 points of sale that is expected to expand significantly within the following years. The project entails the provision of 1,000 terminals and the LOTOS™ O/S Central System. INTRALOT will be responsible for the maintenance and technical support and will be remunerated through a percentage of gross sales.
SAJAMA and INTRALOT will offer the traditional lottery games, such as “Quiniela”, “Pale”, “Tripleta” and “Super Pale”, as well as new exciting games. SAJAMA is a local company, whose President Juan de los Santos is also the owner of the biggest Sports Betting Operation in Dominican Republic and in the Caribbean.
The Dominican Republic is on the island of Hispaniola, the second largest island in the Caribbean’s Greater Antilles archipelago. The country has a population of 9,760,000 people with a GDP per capita of $9,208.
The CEO of INTRALOT, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, commented on the agreement: “The new contract in the Dominican Republic reinforces our dominant position in the Caribbean and Central America, just a few days after our important agreement in Guatemala. INTRALOT will offer SAJAMA its state-of-the art technology and extensive know-how, upgrading the gaming industry of the island. The Dominican Republic is an important and challenging market that is full of potential and we are confident that together with our new partners we will offer to its people an unprecedented gaming experience”.
Mr. Juan de los Santos, Chairman of SAJAMA, stated: “We are extremely happy to cooperate with INTRALOT, the leading technology and services provider in the global gaming industry. We are confident that we have chosen the best and most modern lottery technology that exists in the market today. Our cooperation will open new horizons in the Dominican Republic gaming sector, since multiple business opportunities will arise”.
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 45 countries, with approximately 4.400 people and revenues of €835,5 m. for 2007, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.