IGT, short for International Gaming Technology, has announced joining hands with FDJ Gaming Solutions, popularly known as just FDJ. The partnership is specifically for eInstant gaming titles. The partnership will see IGT and FDJ bring something valuable to the table.
For instance, IGT will grant access to its gaming portfolio to La Française des Jeux. Needless to say, the gaming portfolio will be the library of eInstant games. La Française des Jeux is the national lottery operator of France.
Similarly, FDJ will open doors to the gaming portfolio for Lotterie Nazionali Srl. It is an Italy-based concessionaire of instant tickets and draw-based games. Lotterie Nazionali Srl is operated by IGT in the Italian region.
Simply put, the partnership comes loaded with mutual benefits for IGT and FDJ, with both of them extending their respective gaming portfolios to each other in one way or another. Pascal Blyau, the Vice President in FDJ for the B2B segment, has called this partnership an exciting step as they look to expand their presence in the European market.
The cross-licensing content agreement, as stated by Pascal, comes with the objective of providing some of the most compelling eInstant games in France to the players of La Française des Jeux. The VP for B2B at FDJ has acknowledged that IGT has a wide variety of content that has won several awards and recognition from the industry and players alike.
FDJ has expressed confidence in offering a great experience to its players. According to the gaming news, Srini Nedunuri, the Senior Vice President in IGT for Global iLottery, has highlighted that the agreement with FDJ affirms their commitment to offering the best content to the community of gamers. They have further added that the iLottery experience and eInstant games will be rolled out for the best and most responsive experience only.
Srini has called Italy and France the home to the most successful lotteries in the world, clarifying that both of them are operated by FDJ and IGT.
IGT is known for delivering a safe and responsible gaming experience in all the regions where it operates. The content supplier specializes in not just lottery but also sports betting and gaming machines. It ensures that operations are conducted under all the relevant regulations, making IGT shine throughout the industry.
IGT signing a cross-licensing content agreement follows the development wherein the supplier has secured a 4-year transition agreement. This enables IGT to provide services and technology to Loterie Nationale, Belgium.
The gaming supplier houses nearly 10,500 employees and has operations spread across a hundred jurisdictions.
FDJ Gaming Solutions delivers solutions to more than 50 operators of lottery and betting. It is a 100% owned subsidiary of FDJ Group. FDJ has so far deployed over 300,000 terminals, achieving this feat in collaboration with Carrus Gaming.
IGT and FDJ signing the agreement come at a great time, making way for something entertaining in their regions.