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Greece – Playtech BGT Sports begins SSBT rollout with OPAP

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Playtech BGT Sports has officially started rolling out software and services for the Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) of leading Greek betting and lottery operator OPAP.

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) will not only supply software and services for self-service betting terminals, but also introduce a new and highly-customised over the counter (OTC) sports betting solution specifically developed for the Greek market.

Under the agreement PBS will supply software and services for a combination of full-sized SSBTs, as well as the recently launched compact SSBTs, with the initial rollout of machines having commenced in August 2017.

The introduction of the new OTC solution, complete with a substantial in-play offering, is planned in the coming months. PBS will provide a fully-managed service to OPAP, including trading and more than 25,000 in-play markets.

Several thousand SSBTs will be rolled out in the next 12 months, while all OTC betting activity will be migrated to the PBS platform across OPAP’s entire network of more than 4,500 locations.

Dr. Armin Sageder, Chief Executive Officer of Playtech BGT Sports, said: “The agreement with OPAP is a milestone for Playtech BGT Sports and we are proud to be supplying such an important lottery supplier with our solutions.

“There are multiple opportunities to further develop our relationship as OPAP looks to enhance its digital retail offering and we believe today’s agreement marks the start of a long and successful relationship.”

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