Inspired to commence Polish Virtual Sports deployment with Fortuna
Following regulatory changes, Inspired’s Virtual Sports will be available both in Polish retail venues and online
London: Inspired, a leading provider of Virtual Sports, Mobile Games and SBG Video Lottery, today announces that it has agreed an extended contract with Central Europe’s largest betting operator, Fortuna.
- Following regulatory changes, Inspired is ready to commence Virtual Sports deployment in Poland and anticipates that its full suite of virtuals products will be available to operators in 2017.
- In a deal which extends to 2019, Fortuna will deploy Inspired’s Virtual Sports content to over 200 Polish retail venues and online.
- New products available as part of the deal with Fortuna include Rush Football 2 and Rush Keno. Fortuna currently also supplies Inspired’s Virtual Horse Racing, Virtual Greyhounds and Virtual Motor Racing, amongst others, both in retail and online to other Central European jurisdictions.
- Inspired’s premium Rush Basketball featuring NBA Hall of Fame star Shaquille O’Neal will become available to Polish operators in 2017, along with the popular multi-match product, Rush Football Matchday.
Steve Rogers, CCO Digital Games, Inspired Gaming Group, commented, ‘Inspired is delighted to make this announcement, which will see it deploying its Virtual Sports products into more territories with Fortuna in 2017. Inspired prides itself on operating only in regulated jurisdictions, and the passing of this new legislation in Poland provides a strategic opportunity to deliver our Virtual Sports online and in retail to a new European market. I have no doubt that the likes of Rush Football 2 will prove immensely popular with players, and I look forward to delivering our products to more Polish operators in the New Year following this pivotal change in regulations.’
Michal Hanák, Group Chief Sportsbook Officer, Fortuna Game, added, ‘Fortuna is thrilled to be extending its existing contract with Inspired which will make it the first operator in Poland to deliver Inspired’s premium Virtual Sports products. The passing of new regulations is significant news for the region and will allow Fortuna to strategically increase its presence in retail venues and in the online space. We look forward to working with Inspired for the duration of this extended contract, and beyond.’
About Inspired Gaming Group (www.inspiredgaminggroup.com)
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired) is the leading supplier worldwide of Server Based Gaming (SBG), VLT and Virtual Sports systems and games for VLT, lottery, casino, street, bingo and sports betting locations.
The Group's unique Open SBG Core™ software systems, terminals and Virtual Sports products are live in over 30 countries. It is one of the three leading VLT suppliers to Italian lotteries and betting shops. Its Virtual Sports products are deployed in 35 countries and are the leading online, mobile and land-based games in their category worldwide. There are approximately 35,000 gaming terminals on the Inspired Open SBG Core™ platform.
The Group's customer base includes regulated operators of lotteries, casinos, licensed betting offices, gaming halls, bingo halls and regulated online sportsbooks and casinos. Key customers include major regulated gaming companies such as Sisal, Lottomatica, William Hill, Gala Coral Group, Betfred, Ladbrokes, Genting, Paddy Power, Codere, Sky Vegas, PartyGaming, Fortuna, bet365 and Caliente.
Acquired and refinanced in 2010 by leading London investment firm Vitruvian Partners, the largest new private equity fund in Europe, Inspired is focused on the expansion of its SBG leadership into new international markets.
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