SPIELO G2 EXTENDS POKER PARTNERSHIP WITH SVENSKA SPEL, THE SWEDISH NATIONAL LOTTERY

May 2, 2013 (London, UK) – SPIELO G2, the iGaming and sports betting division of SPIELO International, has announced that it has signed a long-term extension to continue supplying Svenska Spel with its market-leading poker product.

The agreement, which is the result of a competitive procurement process, will see SPIELO G2 continue to provide its poker product to Sweden’s state-owned gaming operator for another four years, with an option for a further four-year term on expiry. 

SPIELO International President and CEO Walter BugnoSPIELO International has been providing top-performing Video Lottery gaming solutions to Svenska Spel, one of the world’s most innovative government-owned lottery and gaming operators, since 1996. Svenska Spel has used the fully-customisable SPIELO G2 Poker software since 2006.

SPIELO G2 Poker provides players with the most precise online poker experience available and includes every major variant of stud, flop and draw, and is 100 per cent compatible with all leading platforms and devices, across multiple channels, laptops and desktops.

“With Svenska Spel recently affirming its online gaming focus, we are delighted to renew our iGaming partnership with them and maintain a key stronghold in the Nordic countries,” said SPIELO International President and CEO Walter Bugno. “Svenska Spel players can continue to enjoy the benefits of our intuitive and user-friendly poker product.”

“Since 2006, Svenska Spel has successfully fulfilled its task of offering the Swedish public a fun and safe product for Interactive Poker. Choosing market-leading partners is important in our effort to fulfil our customers’ needs and the responsibilities set by the owner,” said Peter Zäll, Senior Vice President Sports, Number and Instant Games at Svenska Spel. “We are happy to continue these challenging tasks in partnership with SPIELO G2.”

SPIELO G2 provides world-class solutions to lotteries around the world, such as Veikkaus in Finland, Austrian Lotteries, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), and Loto-Québec. Recently, it entered an agreement to provide online gaming, back office and player services to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). It is also providing Norsk Tipping with the Norwegian lottery’s first range of iGaming products.