Intralot do Brasil, has signed a six-year renewal contract to continue to operate the lottery games in the State of Minas Gerais in Brazil.
The renewal contract follows an initial successful six-year operation contract signed between the two parties that has become a major funding source for social policy, education and health care initiatives in the district. Intralot deployed more than 2,500 of its proprietary terminals in this period and established 1,700 Points of Sales statewide.
Currently, Intralot offers five games (Keno, Multiplix, Minas 5, Lotomias and Totolot). In the new contract period it is expected to expand even further its gaming portfolio adding Virtual Games initially in 400 points of sales, as well as alternative channels. Intralot will continue to have the complete operation of the project, including all related services.
The Managing Director of the State Lottery of Minas Gerais, Henrique Pereira Dourado, stated: “After an unprecedented operational success that has allowed us to raise significant funds for the benefit of our citizens, we have decided to renew our fruitful cooperation with our partner Intralot. We are confident that Intralot’s expertise and international experience will support our endeavors to reshape the Brazilian gaming market and increase value for our stakeholders.”
Nikos Nikolakopoulos, Intralot Group Chief Operating Officer, commented: “The renewal of this contract is testimony to the success of our operation in this region and the trust we have built with our partners. We will concentrate all our efforts towards fulfilling our strategic goals in the new area, maximizing social benefits, and promoting responsible gaming and value creation for all stakeholders. Brazil offers many opportunities which we are eager to explore through reliable, market-tested gaming solutions.”