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(Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics)
Address: 112, Athinon Avenue, Athens, 104 42 Greece
Postal/Postboks Address: 108, Athinon Avenue, Athens, 104 42 Greece
E-mail Address:
Phone: + 0030 210 5798800
Fax: + 0030 210 5798342
Population: 11,280,000 (2012 census)
Chairman and CEO: Mr. Kamil Ziegler
Year Lottery Founded: 1959
Sales FY 2013:
Sales FY 2014:
Sales FY 2015:
€3,711.1 million Euro
€3,759.7 million Euro
€3,603.4 Million Euro
# Group Employees: 737
Points of Sale (POS): 4,599
On-line Vendor: GTECH
Internet Gaming System: N/A
Instant Ticket Vendor: N/A
Games Offered: Lotto 6/49, Toto, TotoGoal, Joker 5/45 and 1/20, Proto, Extra5, Super3, Kino, Instant Games, Sports Betting and online games.
Beneficiaries: Health, Education, Sport and Culture.
Jurisdiction: Greece


News Archive for CY2017
October 11, 2017 Greece to Launch Receipt Lottery to Counter Tax Evasion in November
June 27, 2017 Greece is to Launch a National Receipt Lottery
June 27, 2017 A Look at the Profitability of Greek Organization of Football Prognostics S.A. (OPAP)
June 20, 2017 Greek Software Company Neurosoft Announce that OPAP Has Signed a Share Purchase Agreement to Increase Its Stake in Neurosoft to 67.72%
June 12, 2017 OPAP Q1 Net Profit Down 8.7 Percent on New Business Costs
June 7, 2017 Greek Organization of Football Prognostics S.A. (ATSE: OPAP) Investor Update & Valuation Review
May 30, 2017 OPAP and OTE Group Form Strategic Partnership for the Upgrade of OPAP Agencies' Telecommunication Infrastructure
April 28, 2017 OPAP Sports Academies Support 125 Amateur Football Clubs for Third Consecutive Year
March 29, 2017 OPAP's Q4 Core Profit Down on Austerity Tax
March 20, 2017 Big Demand for OPAP Bond at Public Offering
March 9, 2017 OPAP Implements €100 Million Euro Investment Plan
March 6, 2017 Attorney-General Launches a Police Investigation After OPAP Refuses to Hand Over Its Accounts to the State Treasurer
February 24, 2017 Auditor-General Highly Critical of OPAP Interstate Agreement
February 23, 2017 OPAP Launch €100 Million Euro Investment Program
February 3, 2017 OPAP Group Announce New Strategic Technology Partnerships
February 3, 2017 Inspired Announce Expansive Virtual Sports Partnership with OPAP
February 2, 2017 Greek Lottery OPAP Picks Betgenius as Sportsbook Platform Provider
January 4, 2017 Illegal VLT Gambling Market Costs State Hundreds of Millions in Missed Tax Revenue
January 2, 2017 Several Motions Filed to Block the Granting of VLT Licences

News Archive for CY2016
November 23, 2016 OPAP to Launch Video Lottery Terminals End Q1
November 22, 2016 OPAP Third-Quarter Hit by a Greek Austerity Tax Increase
November 17, 2016 Cyprus Auditor-General Highly Critical of OPAP Agreement
November 4, 2016 New Regulations by the Hellenic Gaming Commission Helps OPAP Restart Plans for VLTs in Greece
November 2, 2016 OPAP to Revive Plans for Video Lotto After New Gaming Rules
October 24, 2016 OPAP Expands In-Play Offer with Betradar’s Live Betting Solutions
September 16, 2016 Greek Government to Present New Legislation on Licensing of Internet Betting
September 15, 2016 Greek Lottery OPAP Selects MetricStream to Strengthen its Internal Audit Management Program
August 31, 2016 OPAP Results Suffer After Tax Increase
August 31, 2016 OPAP Set to Boost Digital Sports Betting Further
August 26, 2016 Investment Bank Sees OPAP Profits Down in Q2
June 2, 2016 OPAP Seriously Preparing an Analysis for Additional Cost Cutting: Chairman
May 30, 2016 OPAP Profit Hit by Higher Taxation and Lower Revenues in 1Q
May 19, 2016 OPAP Splits Chairman & CEO Positions – New CEO as of July 1st 2016
April 20, 2016 Greek Government Commits to Introduce Fully Regulated Online Gambling Market
April 6, 2016 OPAP Ready to Launch New Video Lottery Machines
March 30, 2016 Capital Controls, Competition Hit Greek Betting Firm OPAP's Profit

News Archive for CY2015
December 1, 2015 OPAP Betting Agencies Stage a Walk-Out in Protest of the Government’s Plans for a Gambling Tax
November 26, 2015 OPAP Plan Legal Action Against Freezing of Video Lottery Plan
November 24, 2015 OPAP Experiences 8.5 Percent Drop in 3Q Net Profit
November 20, 2015 OPAP Reacts to Government Decision to Impose Extra Tax Charge on Lottery Games
November 18, 2015 Gambling Tax Will Impact Lottery Sales
November 17, 2015 OPAP Faces Tax on Wagers
September 10, 2015 International Certification of OPAP by the World Lottery Association for Responsible Gaming
August 28, 2015 OPAP Urges Action on Video Lottery Decisions
August 28, 2015 Greece's OPAP Q2 Core Profit Jumps on New Games
July 30, 2015 OPAP Cyprus Displays Commitment to be Socially Engaged
July 3, 2015 OPAP Delays planned launch of its Video Lottery Terminals
April 17, 2015 Greece Starts Assets Sales with Horse Racing Gambling Licence
April 15, 2015 Inspired To Provide 3,960 VLTS to OPAP
April 15, 2015 Shareholder Confident in Greek Betting firm OPAP
April 2, 2015 OPAP ANNOUNCEMENT - VLT Sub-concessionaire Expression of Interest
April 2, 2015 OPAP ANNOUNCEMENT - VLT Sub-concessionaire Expression of Interest
March 30, 2015 Greece Rolls Out Reform Proposals
March 30, 2015 Calls for End to OPAP Monopoly
March 30, 2015 Greece's OPAP 2014 Profit Jumps on New Games, Cost Cuts
March 26, 2015 Sale of Horse Betting Licence to OPAP to Go Ahead
February 18, 2015 OPAP Predicts net revenues between 800 million and 1 billion euros from VLTS
February 18, 2015 Greek Gaming Company Planning 660 Video Lottery Terminals
February 16, 2015 OPAP Moves Ahead with Creation of ‘Play’ Network Gaming Halls

News Archive for CY2014
November 27, 2014 OPAP Delays Launch of Video Lottery Terminals
November 25, 2014 Greek Betting Firm OPAP'S Q3 profit rise 26 pct, Meets Forecasts
October 8, 2014 Hellenic Gaming Commission set to ban all phone-in games of chance
October 1, 2014 INTRALOT Requests Administrative Court to Block OPAP Sale
October 1, 2014 Greek court says OPAP's betting monopoly is legal
Sept 23, 2014 OPAP wins Greece's Horse Race Betting Licence
Sept 18, 2014 OPAP and INTRALOT Submit Bid for 20 Year Licence
August 27, 2014 OPAP Proceeds with acquisition of Payzone Hellas SA 
August 29, 2014 OPAP to Partner in 40 Million Euro Bid
August 27, 2014 OPAP Investment signs preliminary agreement to acquire Payzone Hellas
August 27, 2014 Tax Audit Conclusion for Fiscal Year 2010
August 25, 2014 OPAP Results to be impacted by retroactive tax
June 30, 2014 OPAP Announce Management Changes
June 16, 2014 OPAP Predicts Poor Result in World Cup to Impact Bet Takings
June 3, 2014 OPAP Launches Online Sports Book Offering
May 27, 2014 OPAP’s Q1 Profit Beats Forecasts
May 27, 2014 Rise in Sports Betting and Cost Cutting Yields Higher Than Expected Profits
May 22, 2014 OPAP Plans to Launch Its Flagship Sports Betting Game for Start of World Cup in Brazil
May 22, 2014 OPAP General Meeting Approve Eleven Topics
May 19, 2014 Eurobank Equities Forecast Good Beginning of the Year for OPAP
May 15, 2014 European Commission Receives Complaint Concerning Greek Government’s Alleged Favouritism of OPAP’s VLT Venues
May 7, 2014 Instant Lottery returns to the Greek Market
May 5, 2014 OPAP Announce New Organizational Structure
April 11, 2014 Brussels Adamant on State Subsidy Issues
April 2, 2014 OPAP Announce Management Objectives for 2014
April 2, 2014 INTRALOT Achieves Isae 3402 Yearly Assurance for Its Operations At OPAP
March 31, 2014 New Tax Hits Greek Betting Firm OPAP's 2013 profit
March 17, 2014 OPAP Sponsors Team to 20th Marathon Anniversary
March 17, 2014 Troika-Proposed Taxation will Push Players to Illegal Gambling Options
February 5, 2014 OPAP hears from Representatives of VLT Manufacturers in Preparation for Tender
February 4, 2014 Privatization of OPAP comes under Scrutiny


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