Lottomatica builds consortium to bid for Turkish sports betting concession
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A tender process to operate Iddaa is expected to be released soon by the state-owned gaming company Spor Toto.
A tender process to operate Iddaa is expected to be released soon by the state-owned gaming company Spor Toto, which is seeking to award a long term contract to the successful bidder. Iddaa is currently operated by Inteltek, a subsidiary of the Greek lottery provider Intralot, through a network of some 4,000 retail outlets.
Last year Turkey banned all forms of online gambling by unlicensed operators as a way to protect the monopoly, and the hugely popular Iddaa game.
Istanbul Stock Exchange listed Doğan Holding is the leading media group in Turkey with a wide range of newspaper and magazine titles and TV channels, with 2007 consolidated revenues of us$ 2 billion.