GTECH is a leading gaming technology and services company, providing innovative technology, creative content, and superior service delivery. Lottomatica S.p.A. is one of the world’s largest commercial lottery operators and a market leader in the Italian gaming industry. GTECH and Lottomatica together create a fully integrated lottery operator and gaming technology solutions provider – a combined company with worldwide scale, considerable financial strength, and industry-leading customer solutions. Lottomatica is publicly traded on the Italian Stock Exchange and has more than $2.0 billion in revenue and 6,000 employees in over 50 countries. GTECH and Lottomatica operate under Gruppo Lottomatica, which is majority owned by De Agostini, which belongs to a century-old publishing, media, and financial services group.
GTECH maintains its brand identity and operates as GTECH in all jurisdictions where it conducts business, or plans to conduct business in the future, with the exception of Italy, where Lottomatica remains the operator of the Italian national lottery.
Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island (USA), GTECH maintains Technology Centers in Chennai, India; Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada; Austin, Texas; West Greenwich, Rhode Island; and Warsaw, Poland. Lottomatica is headquartered in Rome, Italy.
Stock is traded on the Milan Stock Exchange; symbol LTO.
As a global leader in the world's online lottery business, the name GTECH is synonymous with the industry it pioneered and helped to build. GTECH is a full service technology partner catering to all of the systems and support needs of online lottery operators worldwide. This comes from GTECH's ability to analyze the specific needs of each customer and to design solutions that meet the widest array of operating requirements. Excellence in software design, point-of-sale, instant ticket vending machine and video lottery terminal manufacturing, local area network/wide area network communications, and central system installations on six continents are the hallmarks of GTECH's technical and customer service competencies.
Lottomatica is one of the largest lottery operators in the world based on total wagers and is a leader in the Italian gaming industry. Lottomatica has built an extensive real-time, online distribution network, with approximately 133,000 terminals in 77,000 points of sale throughout Italy (including approximately 17,000 points of sale where Lottomatica provides only Processing Services for third parties), comprised of tobacconists, bars, petrol stations, newspaper stands and motorway restaurants.
Lottomatica has leveraged its distribution and transaction processing competence to expand its activities beyond Lotteries and also provide Commercial, Payment and other Processing Services through its network.
Since 1993, Lottomatica has been the sole concessionaire for the Italian Lotto game, which is the largest online lottery in the world in terms of wagers.
GTECH Gaming Solutions:
GTECH provides complete gaming systems technology to Government sponsored machine gaming programs as well as commercial and Native American gaming venues. GTECH is a single source of accountability for online central systems, system design, game development, marketing services, and ongoing support operations worldwide.
The combined strengths and experience of GTECH and its subsidiary Spielo, a leading provider of gaming machines and related services, make a powerful partnership in the supply of technology and support services to the worldwide gaming market.
GTECH Commercial Services:
GTECH has solidly established its presence in the commercial and financial services sectors by delivering reliable, secure, high-volume transaction processing solutions to financial and commercial customers. GTECH combines its extensive transaction processing capabilities and infrastructure with networks to provide multiple services including bill payments, pre-paid phone airtime purchases, and routine bank account transactions. GTECH offers commercial services across banking and lottery networks.
In recent years, GTECH successfully competed for a number of contracts across the globe.
Domestically, GTECH was awarded new contracts to provide online or instant ticket services and systems for lotteries in Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey, Arizona, Washington State, Missouri, Tennessee, and Florida, while customers in Ohio, Oregon, and Idaho extended their agreements with GTECH.
Internationally, GTECH, or consortia in which GTECH is a partner, received contracts and/or won procurements in Germany (Thuringen and WestLotto), Thailand, Switzerland, Finland, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Spain, Barbados, and New Zealand. In addition, GTECH signed contract extensions with existing customers in Jamaica, Denmark, Luxembourg, Spain, South Australia, Argentina, and Turkey.
GTECH also received contracts and/or extensions to provide video lottery (or gaming) central systems, products, and/or services to customers in Sweden, Canada (Atlantic Lottery and Manitoba), Jamaica, Italy, Trinidad & Tobago, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and for the Multi State Lottery Association (MUSL).
In addition, GTECH won procurements in Virginia and Illinois to provide Instant Ticket Vending Machines (ITVMs) and Instant Ticket Dispensing Machines (ITDMs), respectively. In Washington State, GTECH was selected to provide Lottery Product Vending Machines (LPVMs). ITVM customers in France, Luxembourg, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New Hampshire, and Maine have signed new contracts with GTECH, and Arizona, New Mexico, and Ohio extended their ITVM agreements with GTECH.
GTECH also provides network capabilities for commercial and/or financial transactions in Chile, Jamaica, Poland, Barbados, Lithuania, Trinidad & Tobago, the CZECH Republic, and Slovak Republic. These services are offered over the Company's dedicated network infrastructure, which includes bill and tax payments, prepaid cellular applications, social security contributions and payments, credit card transactions, IRS transactions, prepaid cards, and traditional banking transactions such as deposits and withdrawals, account transfers, and statements.
In addition, GTECH provides call center services for select automated government benefits programs in Illinois, Texas, and Sacramento, California, and Maine.
Business Subsidiaries & Brands
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Interlott, a GTECH brand, designs, manufactures, sells, and services dispensing machines for the lottery, telecommunications, and banking industries.
POLCARD is the leading debit and credit card merchant transaction acquirer and processor company in Poland, operating more than 40,000 point-of-sale terminals throughout the country.
Spielo is a leading manufacturer of video lottery terminals (VLTs) and a developer of game content and software.
Leeward Islands Lottery Holding Company(LILHCo):
Leeward Islands Lottery Holding Company (LILHCo) is a lottery operating company, headquartered on the Caribbean islands of Antigua and St. Croix. LILHCo holds long-term licenses to operate lotteries in Antigua/Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Maarten/Saba/St. Eustatius, and Turks & Caicos, and is the operator for lotteries in Barbados, Bermuda, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
BillBird is the leading provider of electronic bill payment services in Poland.
Atronic (pending- close date mid-2007)
Atronic is one of the five largest slot makers globally – a market leader in Europe, Russia, and Latin America with a solid presence in the USA, and growing foot-prints in Africa and Asia. The company is dedicated to producing high quality, entertaining games and products, as well as dynamic system solutions.