IGT inks online casino games deal with Finland lottery
IGT Global Services Limited, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC (IGT) has signed an agreement with Finnish lottery operator Veikkaus Oy to deliver IGT PlayDigital’s PlayRGS (remote game server) solution and PlayCasino content.
The agreement, which is for an initial term of four years with a provision for possible one-year renewal periods after the initial period, includes PlayRGS installation, maintenance, monitoring, support, as well as access to the complete library of IGT PlayCasino content and marketing support, according to a press release.
“Veikkaus Oy is committed to engaging our players with a variety of highly entertaining games across all channels,” said Olli Sarekoski, CEO of Veikkaus Oy. “Through IGT’s PlayRGS solution, we can seamlessly provide best-in-class digital content, including IGT’s top-performing PlayCasino digital game titles. This agreement gives the lottery enhanced flexibility to offer our players the games they want and ensures the sustainability and ongoing success of our digital program.”
IGT also provides Veikkaus with its core lottery central system, sports betting, PlayBingo (digital bingo) and land-based casino games.
One of the most advanced cross-platform delivery systems on the market, PlayRGS provides operators with premium game content and plugs seamlessly into an existing back office. One integration grants access to an extensive library of slots, table games, video poker and instant win games, making them instantly available to players where and when they want to play: on desktop computers, mobile phones and tablet devices.
IGT PlayDigital’s PlayRGS solution powers gaming sites around the globe for both lottery and commercial customers. In addition to Veikkaus, IGT supplies PlayRGS solutions to World Lottery Association customers including Danske Spil in Denmark, Norsk Tipping in Norway, as well as Loto Québec and the British Columbia Gaming Corporation in Canada.
IGT is established in the Nordic region as a valued digital partner that successfully supports some of the industry’s leading government operators, including Veikkaus, Svenska Spel in Sweden and Norsk Tipping.