INTRALOT SIGNS NEW CONTRACT IN GERMANY
INTRALOT S.A., following a competitive tender process procured by Hamburg’s State Lottery “LOTTO Hamburg GmbH”, was awarded the contract for the provision of Central System software with multi-client capability and of software for the operation of terminals, both tailored to the demanding German market and strategies of LOTTO Hamburg. The contract has an indefinite duration with a minimum term of 5 years.
The agreement includes the customization, supply and installation of LOTOS O/S™, INTRALOT’s integrated gaming management system, along with the software for the operation of its 470 terminals, focusing on the modernization and technological upgrade of LOTTO Hamburg. INTRALOT will also provide the Lottery with the related maintenance services. The awarding follows the successful implementation of the contractual terms of the agreement that INTRALOT signed in 2006 with LOTTO Hamburg, concerning a significant and very successful pilot project.
LOTTO Hamburg is the state licensed lottery of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and offers state licensed games such as LOTTO 6aus49, GlücksSpirale, KENO and the legal sports betting games ODDSET and Toto, for over 50 years. In 2007 the Lottery generated €196.2 million in stakes.
Mr. Siegfried Spies, CEO of LOTTO Hamburg GmbH, stated: “The central system is the heart of a lottery. With INTRALOT we are technologically innovative and flexible and at the same time absolutely confident of the operation of our lottery. Foremost for us, as a comparably small lottery, are the efficiency and the effectiveness of the business processes and infrastructure. LOTOS O/S™ with its open architecture and quickly implementable interfaces to other external systems, totally fulfils our needs, reduces our costs and has a great potential of interest for other lotteries as well”.
INTRALOT CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, commented: “INTRALOT’s awarding of that new contract in Germany seals our successful presence in the region during the past years. Since our first pilot agreement with LOTTO Hamburg in 2006, we have successfully met the Lottery’s objectives to get the Lottery into a new era, whilst continuously providing absolute security in the processes of the games business. We are sure that LOTTO Hamburg’s decision for INTRALOT is the beginning of a prosperous cooperation which will provide considerable advantages for both partners.”
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.
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