Three bidders for Turkish lottery licence

1 July 2014

The Turkish Privatisation Administration has announced that three groups have filed bids for a licence to operate Turkey’s national lottery (Milli Piyango).

According to the Reuters news agency, Turkey’s privatisation authority has offered a 10-year licence for the lottery, with last Friday having been the deadline.

Bids were submitted by Net Sans-Hitay and ERG-Ahlatc, Turkish Lottery Holding, and a consortium comprising Czech investment groups KKCG and Emma Capital plus interactive gaming software and services provider GTECH. KKCG has also confirmed that Turkish investment firm Bilgili Group is in advanced talks to join the bid.

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