Inteltek was established in 2001 and owned by Turktell, a Turkcell affiliate, Intralot and Intralot Iberia Holding, with respective shares of 55%, 20% and 25%. Established with the aim of exploring and utilizing available business opportunities within the gaming sector, the Company is the sole operator of sports betting games in Turkey.
Inteltek is successfully carrying out, on behalf of the Directorate of the Spor Toto Organization under the General Directorate of Youth and Sports (GSGM), work and related services regarding the establishment and operation of the central betting system for sports games based fixed-odds and paramutual betting. It has also established and operates the risk-management system and services of the main dealership, using Intralot's technology and know-how, and the strong GSM infrastructure of Turkcell.
Inteltek is now one of the world's largest operators in the statecontrolled betting-games sector, and has become an exemplary and leading organization with its contributions to the public and Turkish sports, thanks to its operations and "iddaa" trademark. As a result, it has almost created a sector providing income for thousands of people.
Inteltek won the tender held in August 2008 by the Directorate of Spor Toto Organization under the GSGM to acquire the rights to operate fixed-odds and paramutual betting games based on sports events for a period of 10 years until August 2018.
The sales activities of Inteltek in Turkey are managed through a network of over 5,500 agents (incl. 1,000 mobile agents) across 81 provinces, five electronic agents over the Internet, GSM , a call center and a digital TV broadcasting platforms.
An agreement to protect the ethical values of football has been signed with the Turkish Football Federation and Spor Toto Organization, and a guaranteeing position has been undertaken in Turkish football. Furthermore, a similar agreement has been signed with UE FA and FIFA via a collective platform, constituted by official European betting companies.
Inteltek has become a member of the World Lottery Association (WLA) and the European Lottery Union (EL) in a bid to participate in the industry at an international level and follow relevant developments.
Inteltek, through the iddaa brand managed on behalf of Spor Toto Organization, continued to create added value for the Turkish economy with tax income generated for the state amounting to TRY1 billion, as well as contributions to Turkish Sports of TRY496 million in 2010. As part of Inteltek's strategy of capitalizing on the emerging investment potential in neighboring countries, it received the authorization to organize, operate, manage and develop the fixedodds and paramutual sports betting business in Azerbaijan from Azerbaycan Azeridmanservis Limited Company in January 2010. Inteltek owns 51% of Azerinteltek, domiciled in Azerbaijan, for a period of 10 years. Azerinteltek commenced operations on January 18, 2011.