Playtech is one of the most important software providers in the gambling industry and they have reached an agreement for a three year cooperation with the Greek OPAP. They secure the contract under new division Playtech BGT, the technology firm will become lead supplier of self-service betting terminals (“SSBTs”) and over-the-counter (OTC) provisions for OPAP. Playtech’s leaders confirmed that the instalment of the SSBTs will be concluded in the current year and the OTC provisions will be added by 2018.
Dr. Armin Sageder, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Playtech BGT Sports, commented on the agreement between the two sides: «The agreement with OPAP is a milestone for Playtech BGT Sports and we are proud to be supplying such an important lottery supplier with our solutions. There are multiple opportunities to further develop our relationship as OPAP looks to enhance its digital retail offering. We believe today’s agreement marks the start of a long and successful relationship.».
On the other hand, the OPAP Chief Executive Officer, Damian Cope said: «We are pleased to be cooperating with Playtech and we are looking forward to leveraging their in-depth expertise, as part of this new venture. The introduction of SSBTs is aligned with our strategic priority to build a world-class portfolio of products and services for OPAP. Our cooperation with Playtech will contribute to the considerable improvement of our retail sports-betting offering and the enhancement of our customers’ experience.».