LONDON, Could 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Worldwide Recreation Know-how PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) introduced at this time that its cashless gaming expertise is propelling the brand new period of gaming at Svenska Spel venues all through Sweden. By IGT’s INTELLIGEN™ techniques product using IGTPay™ expertise, Svenska Spel gamers now have the choice to simply and securely fund their play at Video Lottery Terminals (“VLTs”) from their cellular gadgets.
Svenska Spel’s latest launch of IGT’s INTELLIGEN VLT system and Quasar® VLTs allows gamers to make use of their cellular gadget to register for and log into VLTs by integrating with their particular person, nationally obtainable Digital BankID, paving the way in which for cashless gaming with the addition of IGTPay.
Now, with the deployment of IGTPay, gamers who’re logged onto a Svenska Spel VLT are offered with the choice to attract funds straight from their checking account by way of Swish, a broadly used cellular cost service in Sweden that’s owned by the banks. Gamers merely approve the switch by way of their cellular gadget and begin taking part in their favourite VLT video games. This end-to-end course of takes simply seconds. Following completion of gameplay, Svenska Spel can return any obtainable funds straight again to the participant’s checking account routinely and instantaneously for a really progressive retail expertise.
“Launching IGT’s cashless product offers our gamers with a dependable, cutting-edge cashless resolution that connects straight with the Swish cellular app, serving to us drive efficiencies whereas responsibly advancing the participant expertise,” stated Magnus Lannersund, Director of VLT Operations, Svenska Spel AB. “IGT has been instrumental in our enterprise-wide modernization with options such because the Quasar VLT, the INTELLIGEN central system, our accountable gaming features and now by way of their next-generation IGTPay cashless expertise. This retail challenge was among the many first of its sort in Sweden, enabling a retail enterprise proprietor to return funds to a shopper’s checking account by way of a shopper’s cellular app. Svenska Spel is proud to be on the forefront of retail innovation particularly when the necessity for cashless choices for the post-COVID-19 period is extra essential than ever.”
“Svenska Spel is on the forefront of innovation with IGT’s cashless gaming resolution. This groundbreaking expertise introduces a up to date shopper expertise to land-based gaming in one of the vital progressive societies on the earth,” stated Declan Harkin, IGT Senior Vice President and COO, Worldwide. “The mix of IGT’s INTELLIGEN and IGTPay merchandise builds upon our cost experience within the digital gaming and lottery segments to create an answer that permits gamers to benefit from the comfort and safety of cashless gaming in retail.”
“Because the relevance of cashless and contactless gaming improvements continues to develop, applied sciences resembling IGT INTELLIGEN with IGTPay change into important elements of the participant expertise, and options that may carry super worth to our world prospects,” stated Ryan Reddy, IGT Vice President, Techniques and Funds Merchandise. “We now have established a devoted Funds Workforce to make sure that prospects resembling Svenska Spel are geared up with IGT options and providers that ship trendy cost choices that align with shopper expectations and future enterprise alternatives.”
IGT has been a Svenska Spel provider of VLT expertise since 2006. The Swedish state-owned gaming operator at present operates 4,750 IGT VLTs in gaming venues all through the nation, leverages the INTELLIGEN central system, and makes use of an unlimited vary of IGT sport content material.
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