IGT Signs Expanded Lottery Deal with Slovakia’s TIPOS

UK-based multinational gaming company, IGT, revealed that they made a new deal with Slovakian lottery TIPOS, which is owned by the state government.

This is a 10-year expanded technology and services agreement that can be additionally extended by up to five years.

Details on the Deal

According to the deal, IGT will provide the Slovakian lottery with a range of new lottery solutions and services. It is interesting that the two companies have been working together for over 25 years.

As stated in the agreement, IGT will provide TIPOS with a new central system, new retailer’s terminals…

…as well as with associated software and peripherals.

Also, the two companies agreed that IGT will provide the lottery also with non-lottery software and services like prepaid mobile phone top-ups and event ticketing for sports and cultural events.

Continuing the Partnership

IGT will continue providing TIPOS as usual with services like the central system and terminal installation and maintenance, warehousing, retailer training…

…as well as hotline/data center management and operation, communications system, field services, and consumables distribution.

Also, it will additionally provide TIPOS with a complete range of marketing consultancy services, which includes a game portfolio development, marketing programs, data analytics, market research support as well as retailer network development programs.

IGT’s Officials Happy with this Deal

“This agreement represents an exciting new era in the long-term relationship between IGT and TIPOS. In addition to providing exceptional performance and reliability, Aurora’s business features and functions will enable long-term innovation and growth for TIPOS and their expanding customer base, ultimately increasing revenues to good causes,” senior vice-president and chief operating officer for IGT’s international division, Declan Harkin, said.

A Word from TIPO CEO:

“IGT’s expertise and technology innovations will provide TIPOS with the flexibility and power it needs to effectively manage and grow the lottery. We look forward to continuing our relationship with IGT to enhance funding for important causes in Slovakia over the coming decade,” Jan Barczi, CEO of TIPO commented in an official report.

New Ventures for IGT

IGT PLC, formerly known as Gtech S.p.A. and Lottomatica S.p.A., is a multinational gaming company that produces slot machines and other gaming technology.

The company was founded in 1990 and has headquarters in London, as well as major offices in Rome, Providence, and Las Vegas. Currently, it has 12,000 employees in its offices all over the world.

At the end of February of 2019, the brand also extended its partnership with yet another lottery company and that is DC Lottery. It will continue to distribute instant win games and related services to DC Lottery until December 2019.

This gaming company will provide DC Lottery also with assistance in planning, marketing, research, and analytics…

…with focus on production and printing of tickets.

“IGT is pleased to continue working with the DC Lottery, and we look forward to enhancing their instant ticket program with creative new content over the next year,” Jay Gendron, COO of IGT commented.

Source:

“IGT signs expanded lottery deal with Slovakia’s TIPOS“, igamingbusiness.com, March 12, 2019.

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