Court stops Ithuba in its tracks in battle to appoint lottery operator’s own software service provider

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The court ordered that pending the outcome of the challenge seeking the amendment of the agreement, Ithuba should revert to its initial service provider before it can develop its own internal software. Photo: Getty Images
The court ordered that pending the outcome of the challenge seeking the amendment of the agreement, Ithuba should revert to its initial service provider before it can develop its own internal software. Photo: Getty Images

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City Press has seen a court ruling in which the high court found in favour of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) that the matter is urgent and Ithuba was “interdicted and restrained from giving amendment to the lottery technology supply and support agreement”.

The court also found that Ithuba should pay the legal costs for the NLC application, which include “costs for this application, which costs shall include the costs for consequent employment of three counsel”.

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