Hattrick Sports sign agreement with Zukido; GTECH gets lottery contract in West Virginia

croatiaLand-based sports betting provider Hattrick Sports has signed an agreement with Zukido to start a sports betting website for Croatian players. The kiosk based firm launches the site via its Prva Sportska Kladionica (PSK) and it comes little over six months since Irish firm Hattrick acquired PSK. Zukido clarified the solution is rebrandable and will means they can “easily enter other countries and markets” whilst offering an account that covers land-based and online. David Sargeant, commercial director at Zukido, added: “We believe this product will really shake up the Croatian market.”

“Zukido has added many complimentary services to our internal development team and together we are excited to be launching the first of some great new products in Croatia and beyond,” said Barry Rudolph, Interim Chief Executive Officer for Hattrick.

The deal is Zukido’s second of the day after they earlier announced their suite of mobile games would be available through OpenBet’s platform.

GTECH’s printing subsidiary has won the contract to print tickets for the West Virginia Lottery. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Lottomatica secured the three-year contract that will see them producing instant tickets for the firm. Alan Eland, president and CEO of GTECH Printing Corporation, commented: “The West Virginia Lottery’s confidence in our ability to meet the challenges of its market is very gratifying.

“We value the opportunity to create a new partnership with the West Virginia Lottery to help further grow its instant-ticket programme and maximise funds the Lottery generates for West Virginia senior citizens, education and tourism.”

The contract gets underway on February 1.