Besides being the holding Company of Sisal Group that provides management and co-ordination of the companies that comprise it, Sisal Holding Finanziaria provides collection and payment services to the public, since it is registered in the general list of financial intermediaries referred to in article 106 of Legislative Decree 385/93 (TUB). A request was made to the Bank of Italy to allow the Company to operate as a payment institute. Sisal Holding Finanziaria has its head office in Milan, on Via di Tocqueville 13, and is controlled 100% by Gaming Invest Sàrl. In 2010, the total turnover of the Group was €11.3 billion, an increase of 20.2% over 2009.
Controlled by Sisal Holding Finanziaria, Sisal is active in the gaming industry, in particular with SuperEnalotto and Vinci per la vita–Win for Life, and offers a wide range of services for the public represented by thirdparty products (such as mobile recharge, calling cards, billing, collection, physical distribution, etc.) for which Sisal manages marketing activities. More than 360 services are offered to the public, and are available in around 40,000 points of sale, connected online through a technologically advanced network. More than 20 million consumers use these services annually.
In September 2010, Sisal signed a protocol agreement with the Government for the ‘Friendly Networks’ project. This synergy between public and private networks is used to increase points of contact between citizens and local authorities. In this way, Sisal has made its network available to allow citizens to use Government services through an infrastructure spread throughout the country that is easily accessible thanks to its userfriendly tools. The 2010 turnover amounts to €275.3 million.
Sisal Match Point S.p.A.
Sisal Match Point operates in the betting sector on sporting, horse racing and social events authorised by AAMS through 4,000 points of sale, including 160 directly operated gaming halls and agencies, as well as through internet and mobile channels. Furthermore, Sisal Match Point distributes Tris, Totocalcio, Totogol, and Big Match bets. It is also active online, with Sisal Poker, Sisal Bingo, Sisal Skill Games and Sisal Casino. The turnover for 2010 was €108.4 million.
Sisal Slot S.p.A.
Sisal Slot is active in the market of amusement with prize machines. It operates directly through approximately 400 administrators distributed nationwide, equipped with over 30,000 machines connected to its central system, 10,000 of which are owned by Sisal. In September 2010, the new concept retail Sisal Wincity entered the market, with gaming halls based on the concept ‘Eat, Drink, Play’, where you can eat, drink, and play games or watch performances and events inside a pleasant and secure environment.
The turnover in 2010 was €336.9 million.
Sisal Bingo S.p.A.
Since the second half of 2007, the Company has covered the bingo hall market, and now also the online bingo.
The turnover in 2010 was €6.7 million.