American company Scientific Games Corp revealed that it will supply and maintain the electronic lottery system in the Philippines. Sci Games has extended the deal with Pacific Online Systems Corp for another three years and the regions covered in it include Visayas and Mindanao.
Under the agreement, Sci Games is expected to supply 1,500 new “Wave” lottery terminals to the market in the Philippines this month; the company has been supplying its products to Pacific Online Systems since 2005. Alongside its retail technology and systems, Sci Games also provides Pacific Online Systems with instant ticket validation and instant games.
Michael Conforti, president of corporate development and global strategic accounts for Sci Games, commented that the company appreciated the “professionalism and creativity exhibited by Pacific Online Systems.” He also added that they were looking forward to supporting their partner’s growth initiatives in the years to come.
Pacific Online Systems is a company that provides operating and management systems for the gaming industry in the Philippines. Among other services, it’s also responsible for providing technical and market expertise for distribution of lottery products throughout the country. Pacific Online Systems is run by a subsidiary of Belle Corp, which is known as one of the investors in the popular Parañaque casino resort City of Dreams Manila.
Pacific Online Systems president, Willy Ocier, expressed the company’s content of working with Sci Games, pointing out the “strong commitment” their partner demonstrated. He added that both companies would continue their work in order to “grow lottery sales in the Philippines.”
Ocier also revealed that the new deal made it possible for the company to remove some older terminals and introduce advanced technology; the new terminals should make selling lottery games much more convenient for retailers.