NEW YORK, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (NASDAQ: INSE) today announces that it has been selected as Virtual Sports supplier to Finnish national betting agency, Veikkaus.
Owned by the Finnish government, Veikkaus is the Finnish National Betting Agency and has an exclusive legal betting license on lotteries and sports betting in Finland. Via a public RFP process, Inspired has been selected to supply Virtual Sports products to Veikkaus Sports Betting locations and on the Veikkaus Sports Betting website.
"We are pleased to have been chosen as the Virtual Sports supplier to Veikkaus," said Luke Alvarez, President and CEO, Inspired. Mr. Alvarez added, "Following the recent announcement of Inspired's deal with Michigan and our rollout with the Greek lottery, OPAP, this deal adds to our growing portfolio of international lottery partners."
"This is a significant and strategic deal for Inspired's growing Virtual Sports business," said Steve Rogers, CCO Digital Games, Inspired. "Winning the RFP to supply our world class Virtual Sports products to the Finnish National Betting Agency is testament to the quality and commercial viability of our products, and offers a significant opportunity for further growth within the Scandinavian lotteries."
About Inspired Entertainment, Inc.
Inspired is a global games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Mobile Gaming and Server Based gaming systems with associated terminals and digital content to regulated lottery, betting and gaming operators around the world. Inspired currently operates more than 25,000 digital gaming terminals and supplies its Virtual Sports products in more than 35,000 venues and on over 100 websites in 30 countries. Inspired employs over 800 employees in the UK and elsewhere, developing and operating digital games and networks.
Additional information can be found at www.inseinc.com.
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