The Group also has a Joint Venture with Playwin Infravest.
Playwin is India’s First Online Lottery. Currently,
Playwin offers the consumer nine online games like Thursday Super
lotto, Thunderball, Saturday Super lotto , Lucky 3, Keno+, Fast
Lotto, Kardz, Joker and Joker 5. All these games can be played through
retailer terminals, on the internet and through SMS. With a turnover
of USD 145 million in the first year, USD 158 million in the second
and USD 330 million in the third year (2004-05), Playwin is on the
path to create new milestones. Playwin Games of Fortune are very
high tech and completely transparent. All games are played through
highly sophisticated terminals and the draws are conducted through
special draw machines, which are completely automatic. Moreover,
all draws are shown on television and conducted in the presence
of government officials. Playwin offers completely computerized
gaming format, easy playing rules, result draws on television, transparency
in distributing prizes won, etc.