THE SPEECH OF MR. ANTONOPOULOS, VICE CHAIRMAN & CEO OF INTRALOT, AT WORLD GAMING CONGRESS
The 15th Annual World Gaming Congress and Expo organized by IGWB (International Gaming & Wagering Business), took place in October, 2001 at Las Vegas Convention Center. This was the second large exhibition worldwide, featuring more than 500 vendors and 10,000 participants from every segment of the gaming industry (casino, video lottery and parimutuel).
Among the speakers of the conference with theme Lotteries and linked electronic Gaming and particularly the VLT' s International Showcase, was included Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, Vice Chairman and CEO of INTRALOT. Mr. Antonopoulos speech was focused on the project that INTRALOT has undertaken for the installation and operation of the first national Video Lottery Integrated System in Romania. Mr. Antonopoulos mentioned that the Romanian Government decided to proceed with the extension of the existing on-line lottery network for regulating the market in order to reduce the illegal gaming through CNLR' s launch of video lottery games.
It's worth mentioning that this project, as Mr. Antonopoulos said, is the first national integrated video lottery system in the Eastern Europe area and is expected to increase the revenues for the Romanian State, as well as, to control and abolish the illegal gaming