Dutch national lottery operator Nederlandse Loterij has selected Intralot as its central lottery system provider following a competitive tender.

Nederlandse Loterij will transition to the new central system and install Intralot’s technology solutions in all its retail locations across the country in 2019.

“After an intensive international tender process in which we have compared services of top suppliers in the gaming industry, we are confident Intralot will be able to deliver the quality and flexibility we need to meet the challenges in a fast and changing market,” said Arjan Blok, chief financial officer of Nederlandse Loterij.

Nikos Nikolakopoulos, chief commercial officer of Intralot, commented: “We are thrilled to be selected by Nederlandse Loterij for the supply of a new central system and terminals solution.

“Through this cooperation opportunity we bring our latest technological innovations of a flexible modular central system that minimizes time-to-market and reduces operator total cost of ownership along with the most advanced camera clerk operated terminal that will offer tremendous benefits to the operator and the retailers’ network.”

Shares in Intralot SA (ATH:INLOT) were trading up 3.19 per cent at €0.518 per share in Athens Friday morning.