Intralot signs contract to provide sports wagering, lottery gaming systems and related services in Washington, D.C.
Intralot is pleased to announce that its U.S. subsidiary Intralot Inc, has signed a new contract that will continue its nearly 10-year partnership with the District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming (”DC Lottery”). Intralot will support the DC Lottery’s commitment to maximise revenue returned to the District by modernising the gaming system, deploying next-generation gaming technology, and ushering in the transformational new era of regulated sports wagering. The five-year contract is effective October 1, 2019 and allows for an additional five extension years.
Under the contract Intralot will continue to supply the DC Lottery with its LOTOS™ gaming and instant ticket management system. Intralot will deploy its industry leading technology to the retail network by offering its state-of-the-art Photon™ terminals, WinStations®, new MP NG self-service vending terminals, online terminals, new peripheral devices, and related Services to support traditional lottery, sports wagering and e-Lottery gaming verticals.
Starting in early 2020, Intralot will deploy its Intralot Orion sports wagering mobile and retail platform to enable the DC Lottery’s sports wagering offerings. Additionally, Intralot will provide all trading and risk management services for the District of Columbia’s sportsbook.
Ms. Beth Bresnahan, Executive Director of the DC Lottery, remarked: “Intralot has been a valued partner of the DC Lottery for the last nine and a half years, helping to transfer more than $500 million since 2010 to the District to fund vital public programs and initiatives. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Intralot to introduce exciting new games and innovative gaming platforms to generate additional revenue for the District’s important causes”.
Intralot, Inc. Interim CEO, Mr. Byron Boothe, added: “We have been DC Lottery’s partner since 2010. Being chosen to continue offering leading technical and marketing solutions to the DC Lottery is rewarding and motivating, as it recognises our commitment to delivering significant value to our partner. We look forward to exceeding expectations and offering even more exciting new entertainment options while increasing returns in a socially responsible way for the Lottery, the District, and its citizens. Finally, it is equally rewarding to have the opportunity continue our highly successful relationship with our joint venture partner, Emmanuel S. Bailey, CEO of DC09LLC”.
DC09LLC, Inc. CEO, Mr. Emmanuel Bailey, commented: ”I think the decision of the DC Lottery, one of the most innovative and forward-thinking lotteries in the U.S., to continue its partnership with Intralot, in the face of unprecedented new market opportunities, is indicative of the level of trust that the DC Lottery (and other state lotteries) have placed in Intralot’s innovative products, services, and absolute commitment to ensuring its customers’ satisfaction. I’m honoured to have the opportunity to continue working with the global leader in government-sponsored sports betting and leading force in the domestic gaming industry for years to come”.