INTRALOT RECEIVES INTERNET BETTING LICENSE IN POLAND
INTRALOT’s subsidiary in Poland, Totolotek, has received a 6-year Internet betting license from the Polish Ministry of Finance. According to the license granted, Totolotek will provide to players in Poland Fixed Odds Betting and Sport Pool Games through the Internet. The Company’s plans regarding interactive gaming in Poland also entail the development of Live Betting.
Mr. Fotis Mavroudis, Managing Director Europe/North Africa Region of INTRALOT Group, stated: “We are pleased to inaugurate a new access point to our betting offerings for our customers in Poland. Establishing our interactive operations in the country is part of our strategy to exploit new sales channels and introduce new ways of playing, so as to better address the new preferences and habits of players, especially in younger demographics. Our global expertise in betting, our know-how in interactive gaming from our operations worldwide, as well as our long local experience, guarantee that we will further increase our market share in Poland and boost our revenues.”
Totolotek’s interactive operations in Poland, expected to commence in the 4th quarter of 2013, will be developed on INTRALOT’s state-of-the-art technology and will complement its already successful land-based operations in the country.
Totolotek is a historical company in the Polish Gaming market and exists in its current form since 1992. As operator of mutual betting in Poland, Totolotek has reinforced its presence in the market since 2005, when it was acquired by INTRALOT, achieving to become a leading company in Poland with approximately 400 points of sales countrywide. In doing so, Totolotek has created and maintained more than 1.000 jobs while it contributes to State Budget and Sports Associations with approximately €9 mill. per annum.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content, sports betting management and interactive gaming services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting, Racing & 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 56 jurisdictions, more than 5.500 people and revenues of €1.4 billion for 2012, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.