The firm will supply an additional 700 video lottery terminals to WCLC, acting on behalf of the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA).
Canada.- Inspired Entertainment has announced it has entered into an agreement to provide video lottery terminals (VLT) to the Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC).Following a formal request for quotation process, Inspired will supply an additional 700 Valor VLT terminals to WCLC, acting on behalf of the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA).
Inspired will provide an updated Valor cabinet with new game specifically tailored for the Saskatchewan market. The terminals will be delivered by the end of 2022. New games will be released in 2023.
Brooks Pierce, president and chief operating officer of Inspired, said: “We are thrilled to deploy additional VLT products into Canada in partnership with WCLC, as it is a testament to the successful launch and ongoing performance of the initial 100 units deployed in 2021.
“We are proud of our launch in Saskatchewan and the great working partnership we have developed with the WCLC VLT team to launch our products, especially during the global pandemic. We will continue to innovate and improve on our offerings as we build on this foundation and cement our presence in North America.”
Eric Karmark, WCLC vice president, VLT gaming and operations, said: “We have been impressed with Inspired’s Valor VLT and their commitment to launch the product, which we have been operating for the past year in Saskatchewan.
“Valor has had strong comparative performance and we appreciate the depth and quality of the new and existing game styles, which we believe will offer an exciting and varied experience to Saskatchewan VLT players.”
This agreement will see Inspire provide an updated Valor cabinet with several new game themes specifically tailored for the Saskatchewan market as part of what it calls “a continued commitment to the region”.
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