INTRALOT secures the $340 million Illinois State Lottery deal

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INTRALOT, a leading international lottery and gaming solutions provider and operator, has signed a supply contract worth $340 million with Camelot Illinois. A Camelot Global subsidiary company, Camelot Illinois took over the management of the Illinois State Lottery in 2017. The massive contract requires INTRALOT to supply a range of system solutions, as well as a complete suite of lottery products by October 2027.

As part of the contract, INTRALOT will install its clerk-operated Photon terminals along with its player-operated touchscreen terminal, WinStation 30, and ticket-checking solution, Genion, in all the lottery’s 7,500 locations starting in December 2018. The installations will be backed up by a range of related services, hardware, and software, including digital channel integration, a retailer communications network, inbound call center management, asset tracking systems, retailer financial portal and field service support.

WinStation 30 is the gaming industry’s first touchscreen-activated 30-bin dispensing machine. It comes with a high-definition monitor and other advanced features. It’s expected to give a major boost to the Illinois State Lottery and help its private manager to achieve its business goals.

Johan Donahue, chief executive officer of INTRALOT Inc., the company’s U.S. subsidiary, said his company was ecstatic at being awarded the contract. He also said the company has been successfully partnering with Camelot around the world and he expressed hope their partnership will once again prove to be the right mixture for Illinois State Lottery.

The news had a positive effect on INTRALOT shares. As soon as the announcement was made, the price of INTRALOT A.A. (ASE.INLOT) shares spiked to make a new 52-week high of €1.51 (about $1.81).

About INTRALOT

INTRALOT is a gaming solutions supplier and operator listed in Athens, Greece, and active in 52 regulated jurisdictions around the world. With a global workforce of approximately 5,300 employees (3,450 in subsidiary companies and the remaining 1,850 in associates), the company has an annual turnover of more than €1.32 billion. As one of the leading developers of gaming solutions, the company is uniquely placed to offer market-tested gaming solutions and retail operation expertise to lottery and gaming operators.

Since its founding in 1992, INTRALOT has made a name for itself as a developer of world-class gaming systems and solutions. The company focuses on developing gaming systems that give players the ultimate experience through exciting games and contents delivered through multiple channels. In recognition of its contribution, INTRALOT received the much coveted WLA Responsible Gaming Framework Certification from the World Lottery Federation (WLF).

About Camelot Global

Camelot Illinois a subsidiary of Camelot Global, a leading lottery operator and technology and professional service provider. The company owes its success in the interactive lottery to its unmatched capabilities in game design, e-commerce, digital platforms, and retail marketing and operations. Its sister company, Camelot UK, has been operating the U.K. National Lottery since 1994.

Camelot Global is involved in state and national lotteries in the United States and elsewhere in the world through its subsidiary companies. Some of the company’s latest ventures include the launching and managing of the iLottery platform in the United Kingdom; managing the iLottery channel of the Irish National Lottery; providing general consulting services to the California State Lottery, preparing an official business review of the Arkansas State Lottery and Texas State Lottery; providing business consulting services to the New York State Lottery; procuring technology for the Massachusetts State Lottery, procuring retail operations for the Kentucky State Lottery; providing consulting services to the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation (Canada); developing eGaming growth strategy for Atlantic Lottery Corporation; and providing corporate support to La Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports (Morocco) and Loterie Verte (Mauritius).

Camelot Global is owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, an independent organization that administers defined-benefit pensions for the schoolteachers in Ontario, Canada.

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Richard Holmes was born in Tampa, Florida and studied computer science at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola Florida. A devout Baptist, volunteer Sunday School teacher and online gaming fan, Richard works as a part-time systems administrator at Baptist Hospital and part-time professional blogger specializing in statistics, probability and computer science issues. He is an ardent believer in the future of artificial intelligence as a tool for transforming human society for the better, particularly in the area of health care and modern medicine. A chess player, and competitive online gamer Richard actively participates on online gaming tournaments in his free time.