888 Selected by Delaware Lottery as Primary Vendor with Scientific Games to
Operate Internet Gaming Systems and Services
GIBRALTAR, May 3, 2013
GIBRALTAR, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
888 Holdings Public Limited Company
("888" or "the Group")
888, one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions
providers, announces that it has been selected, as part of a consortium, to
operate Internet Gaming Systems and Services for the Delaware State Lottery,
subject to the completion of final contract negotiations.
888 Holdings, along with Scientific Games Corporation and Williams Interactive
LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc., offered a full turnkey
solution for the gaming platform and content to the Delaware State Lottery,
including poker, casino games, and video lottery games.
This offering combines 888's decade-long experience at the forefront of the
online gaming industry with Scientific Games' proven ability to provide added
value, turnkey solutions to government-sponsored (B2G) and commercial (B2B)
gaming operators, and Williams Interactive's premium iGaming products and
The Lottery evaluation committee's recommendation followed a competitive
selection process designed to identify service providers best suited to serve
the needs of the Delaware Lottery. The contract will be for an initial term of
Delaware became the first U.S. state to implement comprehensive intrastate
iGaming including poker, slots and bingo when the General Assembly passed the
Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act of 2012 in June 2012. The Delaware Lottery
will be the sole regulator of real-money internet gaming for the State with
the games branded and marketed through the State's three casinos. The State
plans to launch internet games this year.
Contact: 888: Brian Mattingley, Chief Executive Officer, +350-200-49800; Aviad
Kobrine, Chief Financial Officer, +350-200-49800. M:Communications: Ann-marie
Wilkinson/Andrew Benbow, +44(0)20-7920-2344
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