VANCOUVER, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - ESI Integrity Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary
of ESI Entertainment Systems Inc. (TSX:ESY) today announced that it has
entered into an agreement with INTRALOT S.A. - a leading supplier of
integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content
and sports betting management, to state-licensed gaming organizations
worldwide - to supply its industry-leading Integrity Independent Control
System (ICS) to the All-Russia State Lottery.
The Integrity ICS license agreement plus related services are
cumulatively valued at approximately $440,000 over a contract term of five (5)
years. Under the terms of the agreement the Integrity ICS will continuously
monitor the lottery's wagering transactions, providing an independent,
real-time audit of the wagers and prize calculations. In addition, ESI
Integrity will administer product release updates and supply 24/7 technical
support to the Lottery.
The All-Russian State Lottery's aim is to develop the Russian gaming
industry utilizing advanced technological solutions, which will allow the
provision of high quality, secure and reliable lottery games to the Russian
players. The project is considered to be one of the most technologically
advanced projects ever implemented in the global gaming industry. It involves
the implementation of an integrated lottery system covering all regions of the
Russian Federation located in eleven (11) time zones.
"We are very pleased to support INTRALOT with our industry-leading
Integrity ICS in this ambitious project," said Alan Ahac, President of ESI
Integrity. "The All-Russia State Lottery represents the second European
lottery project we will undertake in partnership with INTRALOT and aligns with
ESI Integrity's goal to be a global provider of real-time transactional
monitoring and auditing solutions for regulated gaming operators."
Currently, Integrity ICS monitors billions of dollars in annual wagering
revenues for lottery and pari-mutuel organizations in North America, South
America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The implementation of Integrity ICS for the
Russian Lottery further extends ESI Integrity into the rapidly growing
European and Asian markets.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated
gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and sports
betting management, to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its
broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting &
Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a
competitive advantage which contributes directly to customers' efficiency,
profitability and growth. With presence in more than 40 countries, with 4,000
people and revenues of (euro)791.4 m. for 2006, INTRALOT has established its
presence on all 5 continents.
About ESI Integrity Inc.
ESI Integrity Inc. is the leading supplier of independent software for
Security and Risk Management in gaming. The ESI Integrity Continuous
Monitoring System provides independent real-time monitoring of lottery and
pari-mutuel gaming - auditing billions of dollars of gaming world-wide every
year. ESI Integrity is currently licensed at lotteries and pari-mutuel
wagering sites, spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and
About ESI Entertainment Systems Inc.
ESI Entertainment Systems Inc. ("ESI") (TSX: ESY) provides products and
services to the international gaming and payment processing industries through
its three principal subsidiaries, Citadel Commerce Corp., ESI Integrity Inc.
and PlayLine Inc. ESI's products and services, which primarily consist of
payment processing, transaction monitoring and turnkey gaming platforms, are
deployed in the on-line and land based gaming markets.
For further information:
For further information: ESI Integrity Inc., Alan Ahac, President,
Telephone: (604) 299-9530 ext. 302, firstname.lastname@example.org; ESI Entertainment
Systems Inc., Tony Greening, Chief Executive Officer, Telephone: (604)
299-6922 ext 298, email: email@example.com, Web: www.esi.ca