With Regulation Model Submitted, NL Now Seeks to Enhance the Scientific Component

Published September 5, 2020 by Lee R

With Regulation Model Submitted, NL Now Seeks to Enhance the Scientific Component

Is the new deal between NL and Scientific a sign of good things to come soon?

No sooner has the Netherlands submitted their complete gaming bill to the EU for final approval than a deal emerges expanding the country's lottery technology to accommodate a diverse set of iGaming offerings.

The Deal

The deal calls for Scientific Games Corporation to maintain its global leadership role in the sports betting world through enhancing sports betting offerings in the Netherlands, via the National Lottery.

Integration

The Netherlands lottery Nederlandse Loterij is integrating the Scientific Games product suite in order to upgrade the technology of its sports betting offering through customizable player experiences and enhancement of trading services.

Enhancements

The agreement calls for Scientific Games' digital sports betting solution in the a Netherlands to manage trading services and risk management throughout pre-match and in-play service.

Scientific Spokesperson Speaks

Scientific Digital Sportsbook SVP manager Keith O’Loughlin lauded the new launch:

“Nederlandse Loterij is a valued customer of ours and we’re delighted that our sports betting technology will sit at the core of their player experiences.”

NL Lottery Rep Speaks

Nederlandse Loterij Chief Technology Officer Maurice Meijer emphasized the importance of the adaptation of Scientific Games sports betting platform in furthering organisational goals of offering customers the top lottery experience on a day-to-day basis.

Positive Feedback So Far

Meijer further asserted that new customers welcomes to the interface has already provided strong initial feedback.

Scientific Expands

For Scientific, the deal builds on a greater global movement of enhanced lottery services to some 24 jurisdictions already, across both European markets and emerging US jurisdictions.
Positioning the NL Market

This is an interesting and promising deal for the Netherlands, who now appeared primed to expand rapidly and enhance all available offerings.

Landscape

The Lottery has been the only iGaming offering available in the NL jurisdiction for some time, mainly because of the lack of regulation in a process that has been widely anticipated yet felt by many stakeholders to at times have dragged on for years: the acceptance of a regulation model in the jurisdiction.

Outlook

With the Netherlands having just sent the jurisdiction's regulation model to the EU for final approval, it is refreshing to see the NL move forward with innovative tech agreements that will enhance market offerings.

See also

Scientific Games Signs Deal with Taiwan Lottery

Model Teams Up with Online Poker

AGA Pushes for Federal Regulations for Online Gaming

Switzerland Initiates Online Gambling Regulation Proposal

New Jersey Publishes Online Gambling Regulations


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