Lottomatica S.p.A. is the first Italian operator in the legal gaming market authorized by the Customs and Monopoly Agency and one of the major players in Europe, able to offer engaging and sustainable gaming experiences across all sales channels thanks to the wide range of products and services, expertise and investments in innovation, technology and safety for players.
Lottomatica can count on the expertise of over 16,000 people, including direct employees and employees of the specialized franchising network, and is the industry-leading company in all segments of operations, from online gaming to sports betting, to gaming machines.
The Group operates in five main business areas: (i) sports betting and gaming through the retail network (Retail Betting), (ii) online sports betting and gaming (“Online”), (iii) amusement with prize (“AWP”), (iv) video lottery terminal (“VLT”) and (v) management of owned gaming halls and AWPs (“Retail and Street Operations”).
The group assumes its current name following the conclusion of the acquisition, on May 10, 2021, of 100% of the Italian B2C (non-lottery) gaming activities of IGT PLC by Gamenet Group S.p.A.
The Group’s main shareholder is Gamma Bidco S.p.A., a company formed on behalf of funds managed by Apollo Management IX, L.P.. Apollo Management IX, L.P. is part of Apollo Global Management, Inc., a publicly listed leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo had assets under management of approximately $461 billion as of March 31, 2021 in credit, private equity and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources.