FSI Hits Greek Market with OPAP

April 2021, Athens, Greece: FSI – Fantasy Sports Interactive are excited to announce the Official Launch of their Fixed-Odds Fantasy (FOF) Suite markets in OPAP S.A’s Retail Network. FSI has been in close collaboration with OPAP’s team since 2019, for the ongoing full-scale pilot of FSI’s “Performance Props” markets.

FSI introduced a world-first fantasy sports betting concept in 2019, the Fixed-Odds-Fantasy Suite, which combines fantasy sports gaming with classic Sportsbook. Described also as a "Fantasy Sportsbook", Fixed-Odds-Fantasy features a unique range of performance betting markets, from the original Team-based sportsbook (the "Sportsbook Manager"), to standard Over-Under options ("Performance Props"), and Head-to-Head Prediction betting ("Man2Man").

We utilize live sports events statistics, our original fantasy scoring systems, and big data of every Sports League and Athlete to compile exclusive Fantasy Performance Odds as part of a complete iFrame solution, or as a standalone Odds feed.

OPAP, the leading gaming company in Greece and the country’s national Lottery, has been offering FSI’s “Performance Props” (Over-Under performance betting markets) under a full-scale pilot since September 2019. FSI has been compiling Odds and providing markets via the company’s proprietary Performance Odds Feed, for the English Premier League and UEFA Champions League.

FSI’s Over-Under Fantasy Sportsbook product has been marketed and offered by OPAP’s Retail Network as “Players Performance Points”, featuring a select set of Performance-based Player markets. Players Performance Points has been available to OPAP customers via SSBTs and pen/paper at the network’s 4,000+ betting shops, and their official online betting site, pamestoixima.gr.

2021 has already seen the addition of Over-Under markets for the Greek Super League. Furthermore, there will be extra options for exciting Head-to-Head Prediction markets, customized to the operator’s needs.

According to FSI’s CEO, Dennis Tsalikis: “We are thrilled to proceed with our official product launch with OPAP, Greece’s top-tier operator and global leader among the World Lottery Association members. Our experience from our collaboration with OPAP’s team and their feedback have been invaluable, and we are excited to introduce an innovative product that brings millennials back to the betting shops! We are proud to be the ones who premiered Fantasy Sports in retail shops, and it’s been an honour to do so with Greece’s leading gaming company!”.

OPAP’s Sports Trading Director, George Drihoutis stated: "I’m very excited for this cooperation as well as for your contribution, in developing and evolving our betting product. Both our agents and our players hold powerful insight into what our product should be and I am absolutely sure that they will actively support our new cooperation"!

About OPAP:
OPAP is the leading gaming company in Greece and one of the most renowned in its industry worldwide. Founded in 1958, the company holds the exclusive rights to the operation and management of numerical lotteries, sports betting games, horse racing mutuel betting, lotteries, instant win games and video lottery terminals (VLTs) in Greece. Moreover, OPAP holds a leading position in the sector in terms of embedding the global Responsible Gaming principles in its operations.

About FSI:
Fantasy Sports Interactive - FSI is an awarded, innovative Fantasy Sports and Performance Odds provider, offering a complete range of fantasy options for the sports betting and iGaming Industry. Aiming at user engagement and meaningful second screen experiences, we bring the Game back to the forefront of Betting, and the Sports Fans back into play!

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