NIKOLAOS NIKOLAKOPOULOS, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF INTRALOT LATIN AMERICA, APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF SVL
Mr. Paul Hoo, Chairman of the Board of Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nikos Nikolakopoulos as new member of the Board of Directors.
Nikos Nikolakopoulos is INTRALOT’s Managing Director for the Latin America region of INTRALOT, the leading provider of state-of-the-art integrated gaming solutions to lottery and gaming organizations worldwide.
The appointment of Mr. Nikolakopoulos complements the vision of SVL, as the company charts the path forward for expansion of its gaming lounge and sports betting operations over the next ten years. Hoo in announcing the appointment said “INTRALOT’s strategic stake in SVL and its recent signal through a 10-year contract for the provision of Video Lottery Terminals (slot machines) to upgrade the gaming floors at SVL’s lounges (Acropolis Barbican, Portmore and May Pen and Coral Cliff in Montego Bay), underscores their commitment to invest in Jamaica . INTRALOT will also provide a state-of–the-art electronic monitoring system for the machines and training support for the technical staff of the gaming lounges. INTRALOT’s expertise in route systems will also be utilized for the roll-out of slot machines in smaller betting lounges island wide.”
INTRALOT acquired a stake of SVL in 2008, increasing its participation in 2010. SVL already successfully uses INTRALOT’s technology for its sports betting operations under the JustBet brand. INTRALOT, also signed an agreement to provide SVL with Video Lottery Terminals and its Electronic Monitoring System, “iGEM”.
INTRALOT isthe 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 & 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 53 countries, with approximately 5.400 people and revenues of €1.1 billion for 2010, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.
Before joining INTRALOT, Mr. Nikolakopoulos held a number of senior positions in multinational Information Technology companies, including Microsoft, INTRACOM Group, among others. Born in 1968, he studied Information Technology at the Athens Economic & Business University and has received an MBA from La Verne University.