INTRALOΤ RENEWS CONTRACT IN MINAS GERAIS, BRAZIL
INTRALOT Group announces that its subsidiary, INTRALOT do Brasil, has signed a six-year renewal contract to continue to operate the lottery games in the State of Minas Gerais in Brazil. The renewal contract follows an initial successful six-year operation contract signed between the two parties that has become a major funding source for social policy, education and health care initiatives in the district. INTRALOT deployed more than 2,500 of its proprietary terminals in this period and established 1,700 Points of Sales statewide.
Currently, INTRALOT offers five games (Keno, Multiplix, Minas 5, Lotomias and Totolot). In the new contract period it is expected to expand even further its gaming portfolio adding Virtual Games initially in 400 points of sales, as well as alternative channels. INTRALOT will continue to have the complete operation of the project, including all related services.
The Managing Director of the State Lottery of Minas Gerais, Mr. Henrique Pereira Dourado, stated: “After an unprecedented operational success that has allowed us to raise significant funds for the benefit of our citizens, we have decided to renew our fruitful cooperation with our partner INTRALOT. We are confident that INTRALOT’s expertise and international experience will support our endeavours to reshape the Brazilian gaming market and increase value for our stakeholders.”
Mr. Nikos Nikolakopoulos, INTRALOT Group Chief Operating Officer, commented: “The renewal of this contract is testimony to the success of our operation in this region and the trust we have built with our partners. We will concentrate all our efforts towards fulfilling our strategic goals in the new area, maximizing social benefits, and promoting responsible gaming and value creation for all stakeholders. Brazil offers many opportunities which we are eager to explore through reliable, market-tested gaming solutions.”
INTRALOT, a public listed company established in 1992, is a leading gaming solutions supplier and operator active in 57 regulated jurisdictions around the globe. With €1.91 billion turnover and a global workforce of approximately 5,100 employees in 2015, INTRALOT is an innovation – driven corporation focusing its product development on the customer experience. The company is uniquely positioned to offer to lottery and gaming organizations across geographies market-tested solutions and retail operational expertise. Through the use of a dynamic and omni-channel approach, INTRALOT offers an integrated portfolio of best-in-class gaming systems and product solutions & services addressing all gaming verticals (Lottery, Betting, Interactive, VLT). Players can enjoy a seamless and personalized experience through exciting games and premium content across multiple delivery channels, both retail and interactive.