INTRALOT SPONSORSTHE FIRST GAMING CONGRESS IN BRAZIL
INTRALOT was the proud Headline Sponsor of thefirst Brazilian Gaming Congress, held 18-20th November in Rio de Janeiro. In view ofthe World Cup 2014 and the 2016 OlympicGames, theCongress broughttogether internationally renowned gaming operators, suppliers, and sports agencies, as well as Brazilian sports, lotteries and gaming regulators and key government officials.
Mr. Nikos Nikolakopoulos, Managing Director of INTRALOT Latin America, participated at the opening panel of the Congress sharing his insight on the potential of the betting market in Brazil and presenting the benefits from the market opening for both the State and its citizens, while highlighting the big opportunities arising from the two upcoming major sporting events that will take place in Brazil.
In 2010 INTRALOTforged a partnership with LEMG-Loteria do Estado de Minas Gerais (Loteria Mineira) aiming to offer innovative gaming solutions for the benefit of the Lottery, the State and its players.Mr. Sergio Alvarenga, Managing Director of INTRALOT Brazil, commented on INTRALOT’s decision to sponsor the Congress:“We are pleasedto support the Brasilian Gaming Congress as the LeadSponsor, since we believe that stakeholder engagement furthers effective dialogue among lottery professionalsand advance the development of the gamingsector.”
Clarion Events Head of Content, Gaming, Ms. Ewa Bakun,stated:“We weredelighted to be working with INTRALOT at this inaugural Congress. INTRALOT hasbeen an important partner ofBrazil’s lotteries for a number of years and hasan intimate understanding of the marketplace. The company sharesthe same vision for the event as we do – to help key authorities understand the potential of a safe, secure and reliable sports betting market and to exploreother opportunities in the gaming sector.”
The Brazilian Gaming Congress focusedon the future of gaming in Brazil. Specifically, congress participants addressed the safe, secure and responsible methods forregulating sports betting and online lottery and defined a roadmap for maximizingthe positive impacts of regulatedand innovative sports bettingin the region, identifying the best steps forward.
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.
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Ms Persa Kartsoli, Head of Corporate and Public Relations, Phone: +30-210 6156000, Fax: +30-210 6106800, email: firstname.lastname@example.org - www.intralot.com