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Nikos Nikolakopoulos

Greek

CEO of US
Intralot

Nikos Nikolakopoulos is the recently appointed CEO of Intralot, Inc. The group is a US subsidiary of Intralot, a Greek company that supplies state-licensed gaming organisations around the world with interactive gambling services, integrated gambling, transaction processing systems, game content and sports betting management. He will assume his duties in the Atlanta office and will begin his position upon fulfilment of all related legal requirements.
Education
  • Athens University of Economics and Business
    1985-1991

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

During Nikolakopoulos’ time with the company, Intralot has focused on US expansion through partnerships with state lotteries. 

Currently, the company holds a provisional license issued by the Ohio Casino Control Commission, which enables it to operate under the agreement with the state lottery.  

Intralot has provided the Buckeye State with a secure central gaming system since 2009. The system assists in delivering multi-state lottery games and in-state lottery games, as well as provides management and accounts for the state of Ohio.

Under his leadership, Intralot, Inc. and the Ohio Lottery Commission recently signed a five-year agreement that will open the state to Intralot’s Orion Sportsbook.  

Recently, the CEO has also extended Intralot's contract with Wyoming Lottery until 2034. 

As well as the lottery extensions, under his leadership, Intralot signed a three-year deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to offer players throughout the Canadian province its Orion sports betting platform.

EMPLOYMENT

Nikolakopoulos has served the company since 2007 where he started out as a Strategy Director. In 2008, he was promoted to Managing Director of the LatAm Region where he resided for five years in the role. 

After that, he was then promoted to President of LatAm Region with Europe and Africa in 2014, before getting promoted to Group COO in 2015. 

In 2018, he advanced from COO to CCO in the company, before gettting employed as the Group's Deputy CEO in 2019.

Nikolakopoulos was then promoted to his current role of CEO of US Operations in 2023 and joined the company’s Board of Directors as Chairman in May 2022.  

Prior to joining Intralot, Nikolakopoulos worked with Microsoft for three years. While at Microsoft, he held the position of the company’s Marketing Director from 2002 to 2005. 

He later worked at SingularLogic from 2005 to 2007. During his time there, he served the company as its General Manager of the Software Division.  


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