GTECH S.p.a. sibsidiaries sign six-year draw-based/instant-ticket system contract with Mexico’s PronÓsticos para la Asistencia Pública
Company expects to receive more than $130 million in revenues over six-year term of full-service contract GTECH S.p.A. announced that its subsidiaries GTECH Corporation and GTECH Servicios de México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (GTECH) have signed a six-year full-service contract to provide an integrated draw-based/instant-ticket system, a minimum of 11,000 draw-based lottery terminals, a communications network, as well as additional lottery products and ongoing services to Pronósticos para la Asistencia Pública (Pronósticos), the online lottery operator in México.
The ultimate owners of companies would have to be listed in central registers in EU countries, accessible to people with a “legitimate interest”, such as investigative journalists and other concerned citizens, under a deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on a draft EU anti-money laundering directive on Tuesday. The rules would also require banks, auditors, lawyers, real estate agents and casinos, among others, to be more vigilant about suspicious transactions made by their clients.
Shares in bwin.party digital entertainment gained more than 8 per cent in early trading in London this morning as the company was forced to respond to recent speculation regarding a possible break-up or sale of the company. It followed a report this morning by Bloomberg which claimed that bwin.party had hired Deutsche Bank as part of a strategic review to consider the company’s options. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, bwin.party said that it had noted the recent speculation in the media, but stated that “there are noRead More
The Board of bwin.party has noted the recent speculation in the media regarding a possible break-up or sale of the company. Since his appointment as Chairman last month, Philip Yea has been working with the executive management team on ways in which the Group can increase shareholder value, however we can confirm that there are no plans to break-up or sell the company. lp/AGIMEG