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Inspired enters Greek VS Market with OPAP in 2017

Inspired, leading Virtual Sports, SBG Video Lottery and Mobile Games provider has announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding with OPAP, the leading Greek betting and lottery provider. This agreement will be to supply its best-in-class virtual sports online and across OPAP’s extensive retail network.

Subsequent to the announcement from the Hellenic Gaming Commission on the new VLT regulations, OPAP calculates that all the appropriate factors are now in position for them to restart their plans for the operation of VLT products in Greece.

OPAP’s ‘2020 Vision’ as recently outlined to shareholders within OPAP entails a world-class portfolio of products and services and the deployment of Inspired Virtual Sports into the Greek market will be the first step in this direction. OPAP holds an exclusive 10-year license to operate in the country, which commenced in 2011.

The new regulations will establish a complete institutional framework which secures the public interest and public revenues while at the same time allowing economic viability of the VLT business for OPAP and its partners.

Being one of only four VLT suppliers to OPAP, Inspired’s Virtual Sports are expected to go live in more than 4,500 of OPAP’s shops from early 2017. Their full suite of Virtual Sports products will gradually be available to OPAP’s customers. The first being Rush Football 2 at the launch along with Rush Greyhounds, Rush Horses and much more. As soon as they are commercially available, OPAP will also offer Mike Tyson boxing and Virtual Basketball featuring Shaquille O’Neil.

Luke Alvarez, CEO of Inspired Gaming Group, commented: “Inspired is delighted by this week’s announcement that a fully regulated VLT operation is now in place in Greece. This news will enable us to commence the rollout of our VLT cabinets in 2017; a significant and exciting moment both for the landscape of the gaming market in Greece and for Inspired.

“We are proud to be one of only four suppliers to OPAP, one of Europe’s most established and respected operators, and look forward to a successful and long-term business partnership.”

Inspired Virtual Games now available on EveryMatrix Platform

Leading iGaming software provider EveryMatrix and leading Server Based Gaming (SBG) provider Inspired Gaming have signed a deal for Inspired to supply their premium suite of Virtuals sports products on the EveryMatrix platform.
The software provider will now be supplying games such as Rush Football 2 on their platform to third party operators via the Virtuals Connect platform.

EverMatrix has offices all around the world and offers award-winning software solutions to the igaming industry. Inspired Virtuals Connect will now be available to their operators. The operators’ Bet Management systems can easily integrate Virtuals Connect with the software which is constantly being enhanced and developed in order to keep up with the latest requirements in the market.

CCO Digital Games at Inspired Steve Rogers commented: “Virtuals connect is Inspired’s response to a demand from operators across the globe for an economical platform which will enable them to deploy great content with minimal capital outlay, and I’m delighted that EveryMatrix will now be among our valued customers. The Virtuals Connect platform is high quality and cost effective, and will enable Inspired to reach a brand new virtuals client base in working with EveryMatrix.”

Ebbe Groes, EveryMatrix CEO Ebbe Groes added, “At EveryMatrix we pride ourselves on offering diversified content to operators world-wide, and Virtuals Connect is the perfect answer that provides a value-for-money, easy to use platform which delivers best-in-class gaming to clients.”

Coral launches Betradar Virtual sports content

Coral, leading UK gambling operator has reported that they have gone live with Betradar’s Virtual Sports services. Coral customers are now able to access the virtual sports content on their online and mobile betting channels.

More than 50 other international operators presently supply their customers with the sports provider services and Coral has now joined them. Coral’s betting customers will now have the chance to bet on Virtual football, basketball, tennis, dog racing and horse racing events. These offerings have been adapted to replicate actual competition formats globally.

In addition to this, the Virtual sports solution are based on real statistics from sporting events in order to boost the customer’s experience. Incorporation of realistic odds on all markets contribute significantly to this virtual Sports product main goal which is to appeal to a wider base of international bettors.

Sportsbook Director at Coral, Keith Loughlin commented on the new partnership with Betradar saying: “Betradar have really impressed us with their rapid growth and continuing innovation across their suite of virtual products, while at the same time remaining fully focused on ensuring the most realistic user experience possible. We are excited to now be able to offer this to our customers”.

Managing Director of Virtual Gaming at Betradar Neale Deeley added:“Coral is a household brand and is widely accepted as one of the best operators in the business. We are delighted that all Coral’s customers will now be able to experience and enjoy our range of virtual sports and competitions.”