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Inspired Awarded Additional VLTs With OPAP

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New VALOR™ Cabinet to be Deployed

 

Inspired Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has been awarded an additional 580 Video Lottery Terminals in Greece with OPAP S.A., the leading Greek betting and lottery operator. 380 of these new units will be Inspired’s brand new Valor VIP cabinet. VALOR™ is Inspired’s new open-standard G2S VLT cabinet, which boasts striking dual 27″ high definition floating screens with superior speakers that deliver a unique and immersive player experience.

Following the new assignment, Inspired is contracted to provide a total of 8,940 VLTs to OPAP. More than 7,300 machines by Inspired are currently operating as part of OPAP’s continued deployment of VLTs into the retail network.

“We are extremely proud to again be awarded additional VLTs from OPAP,” said Brooks Pierce, President and Chief Operating Officer of Inspired. “We have a great partnership with OPAP and can’t imagine a better customer to be the first to receive our new Valor VIP cabinet.”

“At OPAP, we seek to offer our customers high-quality products, which deliver an entertaining gaming experience. Therefore, we are pleased to continue our cooperation with Inspired and expand our relationship through more VLTs, including their new Valor VIP cabinet,” said Damian Cope, Chief Executive Officer of OPAP.

 

About Inspired Entertainment, Inc.
Inspired is a global games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Interactive 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 over 35,000 digital gaming terminals and supplies its Virtual Sports products through more than 40,000 retail channels and over 100 websites, in approximately 35 gaming jurisdictions worldwide. Inspired employs more than 650 employees in the UK and elsewhere, developing and operating digital games and networks.

 

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Chief Information Security Officer Joins Continent 8

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Continent 8 Technologies, the award-winning, multi-jurisdictional global network and cloud infrastructure solutions provider, today announced that Brian Borysewich has joined Continent 8 as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Brian will bring four decades of experience in the industry to Continent 8’s Cyber security, network operations, and compliance teams.

Brian is a seasoned cyber security professional and has served in many roles from systems security administrator to the C-level suite. He has empowered Fortune 50 companies to secure their environments, has held leadership roles at both eBay and PayPal at their respective headquarters in Silicon Valley USA, as the principal cybersecurity architect.

Brian’s experience includes over 15 years within the United States government intelligence agencies. He is a former Black Hat and Anonymous hacker who has since used his experience to provide companies, governments, and educational institutions with methods and techniques to protect valuable assets and data. He has been a keynote speaker and mentor at various security conferences and panels.

“As a global leader that protects some of the world’s most valuable information, we take data security seriously,” said Michael Tobin, CEO of Continent 8. “Brian has been globally recognized as a cyber security practice leader. His accomplishments and leadership have helped companies and governments around the world protect both brand and financial resources. I look forward to working with him in these challenging, but exciting times, as businesses and nations enter ever increasing Cyber security attacks in size and velocity.”

Additionally, Brian has extensive expertise in iGaming, which will assist Continent 8 in serving its wide range of clients in that industry. A pioneer in early online gaming, he provided gaming site technology as early as 1995, when the first customers bet before the flurry of regulation. He served for four years as IGT’s Global Operations Solutions Delivery Architect and Manager.

Brian’s arrival supports the company-wide dedication to security that strives to keep client data safe, secure, and private across the global network and public cloud infrastructure on a regional, national, and global level.

Continent 8 is an award-winning, multi-jurisdictional global Cloud infrastructure solutions provider that connects, manages, and secures the world’s most valuable information. Its advanced data centers and high-quality networks support critical online operations in both private and public-sector organizations in over 50 locations across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

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Greece to Raise Tax Rates on Online Gambling

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The Ministry of Development in Greece has introduced a new proposal, which raises the costs for online gambling operations.

Permits for iGaming operations will cost €3 million (sports betting) or €2 million (online casino and poker). Greece demands online gambling licensees to pay a 35% tax on their gross gaming revenue.

Greece is soon to feature a casino resort. Two operators have already bid for the construction and operation of the facility.

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Veikkaus Appoints New Supervisory Board Members

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Veikkaus, the gambling monopoly in Finland, has appointed new supervisory board members to amplify and raise the responsible gambling standards.

There are a total of 28 members on the board. 13 members are representatives of various political parties and 13 representatives of Veikkaus’ stakeholders. There are two representatives from Veikkaus’ employees. The board would be led by chair Jukka Gustafsson and vice-chair Jani Mäkelä.

The first six months of 2019 have not been great for the state-run Finnish Gambling monopoly Veikkaus. In its financial report, Veikkaus has posted a 6% decline in overall turnover during the first six months of 2019.

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