December 10, 2021 (Boulogne-Billancourt, France) – FDJ Gaming Solutions made public today their key role to bring first Elite-S terminal in production for Veikkaus Oy. FDJ Gaming Solutions is providing its digital development platform (DDP) and image analysis to Veikkaus Oy so that they can develop their own terminal application in full independence on Carrus Gaming camera-based Elite-S terminals. Veikkaus Oy will operate, monitor and update their terminals thanks to FDJ Gaming Solutions’ terminal management suite (TMS).
Timothée Carrus, CEO of Groupe Carrus said: ‘This contract is a new success for our gaming terminals (Elite range) and a major achievement for the strategic partnership between Carrus Gaming and FDJ Gaming Solutions. It is a new milestone in our joint success story as we cooperate for more than 20 years delivering over 330,000 lottery terminals worldwide.’
Pascal Blyau, CEO of FDJ Gaming Solutions France added: ‘It is the first time we provide DDP, an open framework using web technologies which accelerates terminal application development, enables dematerialization approaches and seamless integrates to gaming or non-gaming services. Veikkaus Oy developers build Electron-based sales application, concentrate on business logic while DDP takes care of the terminal functions, image analysis and embeds native connection to the TMS. It is also the first time we deliver TMS as a service from the cloud.’
About FDJ Gaming Solutions (FDJ GS)
FDJ Gaming Solutions is a subsidiary of Groupe FDJ, delivering B2B Services for the lottery and betting industry. FDJ Gaming Solutions has prestigious references from around the world with nearly 330,000 lottery terminals installed in partnership with, a growing number of lotteries connected to its digital content distribution platform, instant lottery services in strong development and over 40 sports betting operators connected to its price feeds, using its trading services or fully managed betting platform.
For further information, https://www.fdj-gaming-solutions.com/
About Groupe CARRUS
Groupe CARRUS is a company specialized in providing services and technological solutions dedicated to lottery, horse racing and sports betting operators. Groupe CARRUS is composed of 4 separate divisions:
• CARRUS Gaming designs, develops and offers terminals, software solutions and services to lotteries, as well as racing and sports betting operators. This division is a recent addition to the Group, done in 2020. With the acquisition of IDEMIA’s gaming terminal division, Groupe CARRUS consolidates its presence among horse racing operators and diversifies into lottery and sports betting services.
• CPM is the longstanding company responsible for handling bets at racecourses, including logistics, technical solutions, and betting operations.
• PMC designs technological solutions for horse racing betting operators and is specialized in custom made Tote global solutions for betting operators.
• Groupe CARRUS also runs the San Sebastian racetrack in Spain’s Basque Autonomous Community, where it manages betting operations at the racecourse and across a chain of 12 betting shops in the region.
For further information, https://www.groupecarrus.com/en/home/
Veikkaus Oy started its operations at the beginning of 2017, as the Finnish gaming system was reformed and the previous three operators Fintoto, Finland’s Slot Machine Association (RAY), and Veikkaus merged into a single gaming company owned by the Finnish State. The Finnish system is based on the exclusive right principle, with the purpose of operating games responsibly and mitigating the possible risks involved in gambling. The system secures the legal protection of those engaging in gambling and prevents gambling-related fraud. Veikkaus operates all the gambling games that are offered in Finland. The games fall into three major categories: Lucky Games, Slot Machines and Instant Games, and Skill Games.
For further information, https://www.veikkaus.fi/fi/yritys?lang=en
About La Française des Jeux (FDJ Group)
France’s national lottery and leading gaming operator, the #2 lottery in Europe and #4 worldwide, FDJ offers secure, enjoyable and responsible gaming to the general public in the form of lottery games (draws and instant games) and sports betting (ParionsSport), available from physical outlets and online. FDJ’s performance is driven by a portfolio of iconic and recent brands, the #1 local sales network in France, a growing market, recurring investment and a strategy of innovation to make its offering and distribution more attractive with an enhanced gaming experience.
FDJ Group is listed on the Euronext Paris regulated market (Compartment A – FDJ.PA) and is included in indices such as the SBF 120, Euronext Vigeo 20, STOXX Europe 600, MSCI Europe and FTSE Euro.
For further information, https://www.groupefdj.com/fr/
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