Tag Archives: greece
- Greece wants to slash OPAP VLTs to 25,000
August 7, 2017
Greek authorities are looking to cut the number of video lottery terminals (VLTs) that gaming monopoly OPAP operates in the country. On Friday, ekathimerini.com reported that the Finance Ministry has tabled a bill seeking to slash the number of VLTs to 25,000, so that there will be “a more effective...
- OPAP profit plunges one-fifth as Greek taxman takes bigger bite
March 29, 2017
Greek betting and lottery operator OPAP saw profits fall nearly one-fifth in 2016 thanks to the government taking a bigger tax bite. OPAP released its annual report on Wednesday, which showed Q4 and FY16 gross gaming revenue largely unchanged from the same periods one year earlier, but full-year earnings fell...
- OPAP announces trio of new gaming technology deals
February 1, 2017
Greek lottery and betting operator OPAP has announced a trio of new technology supplier deals as the company looks to upgrade its core services. On Wednesday, OPAP announced that it had selected sportsbook data and services outfit Betgenius as its new digital sportsbook platform provider and primary supplier of in-play data....
- Greek VLT rollout hits another snag as illegal gambling spikes
January 3, 2017
Greek authorities had their hands full policing unauthorized gambling operations in 2016, particularly those involving video lottery terminals (VLT). According to figures released by the Hellenic Gaming Commission (EEEP), local police raided 480 establishments suspected of running unauthorized gambling products last year, resulting in 1,513 arrests and the seizure of...
- Greek austerity tax hurts OPAP Q3 revenue
November 24, 2016
Austerity tax revenue has dragged the third-quarter profit of Greece-based OPAP down to 40 percent. OPAP, Europe's fourth-biggest betting firm, saw its profit tumbling to 29.3 million euros ($31 million) in the July to September 2016 period compared to the 49.1 million euros in the same period a year ago,...
- World Cup Round-Up: Germany, Belgium, Greece & Switzerland Have 100% Records Intact
October 12, 2016
The European qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia have come to a temporary halt with Germany, Belgium, Greece and Switzerland winning all three of their opening group matches. France remains joint second favourites to life the World Cup after beating their main Group A rivals Holland in the...
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