Omni-channel gaming software and services innovator Playtech has announced the signing of a multi-year agreement that is to see it fully supply Eastern European casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group with its Neon casino management system.
According to an official press release, Playtech stated that the deal will involve its Neon advance replacing legacy systems at over 100 land-based casinos spread across five nations and connect to around 3,500 electronic gaming machines as well as some 150 gaming tables.
London-listed Playtech declared that Olympic Entertainment Group had already been utilizing the Neon solution at several of its casinos including the recently-opened Olympic Park Casino in Tallinn, Estonia, with the coming full implementation due to be completed by the end of the year.
Playtech explained that the agreement, which was signed via its Intelligent Gaming Systems subsidiary, is to mean that Olympic Entertainment Group will additionally be able to take advantage of its Neon Analytics business intelligence advance and receive ‘market-leading’ anti-money laundering and data protection functionalities. The developer proclaimed that it is to moreover supply all user applications along with its Neon Touch user interface as bespoke HTML5 applications managed from remote data centers located in each individual country.
Martin Sykes, Managing Director for Intelligent Gaming Systems, detailed that his firm had ‘worked closely’ with Olympic Entertainment Group ‘for many years’ and is now looking forward to ‘completing the roll out and activating Neon’s premium functionality’.
“Olympic [Entertainment Group] is one of the world’s most successful, innovative and professional operators and we are very proud to have been chosen as [its] long-term strategic partner,” read a statement from Sykes.
Tallinn-listed Olympic Entertainment Group has venues in Latvia, Italy, Lithuania, Estonia, Malta and Slovakia with its Chief Information Officer, Oleg Jurtsenko, declaring that he is now ‘looking forward’ to being able to utilize the Neon advance to run ‘the system across all of our international operations’.
“We evaluated all the leading systems and selected Playtech because of its understanding of our requirements, modern architecture and willingness to adapt Neon to our needs,” read a statement from Jurtsenko.