Flutter Entertainment-owned Sisal has been awarded Morocco’s sports betting concession licence for an eight-year term.
The Italy-facing online operator, which launched Morocco’s lotteries licence in 2019, obtained the betting concession from La Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports (MDJS). The deal, which sees Sisal replace Intralot from January 2024, also includes the possibility of a two-year extension.
The offering, which includes fixed-odds and mutual betting, will be exclusively distributed by Sisal Jeux Maroc through a network of retail outlets and online. Sisal Jeux Maroc is a joint venture between Sisal and Paddy Power, another Flutter division.
The award comes a year after the beginning of the tender process, and six months after Sisal was acquired by Flutter in a €1.91bn deal.
Marco Caccavale, chief executive of Sisal Jeux Maroc and international managing director of Sisal, said: “We are extremely pleased to announce the consolidation of our offering in Morocco. The decision b..