April 3rd 2017 – (LAS VEGAS, USA): NYX Gaming Group (TSX-V: NYX), the market-leading end-to-end supplier to sportsbook, gaming, lottery and bingo operators across the globe, has signed a new long-term partnership with Nederlandse Loterij.
NYX Gaming Group has been selected as the new platform provider to Nederlandse Loterij, the recently-formed Dutch national lottery, following the merger between De Lotto and Nederlandse Staatsloterij in 2016.
World Lottery Association member NYX has delivered Nederlandse Loterij with its Open Platform System (OPS), into which the databases of players from both the previous lotteries have been successfully migrated.
The NYX OPS platform will act as the player management system for Nederlandse Loterij and manage all lottery and sports betting products distributed through all retail and digital channels.
Under the terms of the agreement, NYX will also provide Nederlandse Loterij with its award-winning Open Gaming System (OGS), as well as full support and maintenance including hosting via its data centre in Paris.
NYX CEO Matt Davey, commented: “It is a privilege to be working with Nederlandse Loterij, who are a key player on the world lottery stage. The team has been a pleasure to work with and we look forward to developing our partnership over the coming months.”
Nederlandse Loterij merged with De Lotto in 2016 to create a €1bn (£725m) lottery operator. It houses seven well-known gambling entities in the Netherlands including brands such as Staatsloterij, Lotto, Toto, Eurojackpot, Miljoenenspel, Lucky Day and Krasloten, and invests millions annually in Dutch sport and 18 charities in the area of health and movement.
Joost den Heijer, COO Nederlandse Loterij commented: “At every stage of our collaboration, NYX has lived up to its reputation as a world-leading gaming content and platform provider. Moving to its OPS and a single player database has been highly beneficial to Nederlandse Loterij and we look forward to many more years of success together.”
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About NYX Gaming Group Limited
NYX Gaming Group Limited is a leading digital gaming provider, headquartered in Las Vegas, USA, with a staff of more than 1000 employees globally. NYX delivers value by adhering to the highest standards of customer service, probity, and responsibility.
NYX has one of the broadest distribution bases in the industry, with over 200 unique customers.
The award-winning NYX OGS™ (Open Gaming System), which allows licensees to leverage the best-of-breed, multi-vendor casino content from around the world, is acknowledged to be the industry’s market-leading gaming offering. From its own studios and a broad partner network of the most innovative third party suppliers, NYX offers customers the widest portfolio of content available, with access to over 2000 game titles, via OGS™.
NYX’s award-winning sports betting division OpenBet is utilized and trusted by leading sportsbook operators, with its scale and performance world-renowned. In 2016, the OpenBet sportsbook processed more than two billion bets and broke new records at the 2016 Grand National, where it processed 62,000 bets-per-minute.
NYX Gaming Group Limited is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TSXV: NYX.
About Nederlandse Loterij
Nederlandse Loterij was formed in April 2016 through the merger of de Nederlandse Staatsloterij and De Lotto. Nederlandse Loterij offers seven well-known games of chance in the Netherlands, including brands like Staatsloterij©, Lotto©, Toto©, Eurojackpot©, Miljoenenspel©, Lucky Day© and Krasloten©. Its mission is to invest in a happier and healthier society by donating a large sum, 37%, of its revenues to national sport and charity organizations. The remaining 63% is donated to the Dutch national treasury.