INSPIRED SIGNS GLOBAL VIRTUAL SPORTS PARTNERSHIP WITH NOVOMATIC
Virtual Sports to be Incorporated as Part of its NovoPrime Sports Betting Platform
NEW YORK, December 18, 2019 — Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (NASDAQ: INSE) announced a global distribution agreement with Novomatic to incorporate a suite of Virtual Sports as part of its next-generation sports betting platform, NovoPrime Sports, which provides a leading array of sports betting products and services. This agreement covers a wide range of Virtual Sports, including Soccer, Horse Racing, Greyhounds, Motor Racing, Trotting, Basketball and Football. Inspired will look to deliver new content throughout the course of the agreement. Inspired recently signed new agreements with the NFL Alumni for a new Virtual Football game and Jaromir Jagr for Virtual Hockey.
“We have a great relationship with Novomatic and we are very excited to work with them on adding Virtual Sports to their NovoPrime Sports platform,” said Lorne Weil, Executive Chairman of Inspired. “This partnership has a great deal of potential for Inspired, bringing our Virtual Sports to new geographies, customer verticals and distribution channels. It is a win-win for everyone involved, especially the consumer.”
“We are focused on developing the premiere global turnkey sports betting platform solution for retail and online and Virtual Sports perfectly round out our portfolio of offerings,” said Alan Bruce, Head of NovoPrime Sports. “The ultra-realistic graphics of Inspired’s Virtuals provide a higher frequency complement to real sports betting. We are particularly excited for consumers to experience their groundbreaking new Virtual Basketball game, which will help our customers create continual streams of betting content.”
About Inspired Entertainment, Inc.
Inspired offers an expanding portfolio of content, technology, hardware and services for regulated gaming, betting, lottery, and leisure operators across retail and mobile channels around the world. The Company’s gaming, virtual sports, interactive and leisure products appeal to a wide variety of players, creating new opportunities for operators to grow their revenue. The Company operates in approximately 35 jurisdictions worldwide, supplying gaming systems with associated terminals and content for more than 58,000 gaming machines located in betting shops, pubs, gaming halls and other route operations; virtual sports products through more than 44,000 retail channels; digital games for 100+ websites; and a variety of amusement entertainment solutions with a total installed base of more than 19,000 devices. Additional information can be found at www.inseinc.com.
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