Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ :SGMS ) announced this week that its contract encompassing instant games, services and licensed brands has been extended by four years by the Washington Lottery.
According to the official press release (pdf)…
The Las Vegas-based gaming machine and systems innovator will continue to design and produce the instant games product for the Lottery through March 2024. The company, which is the largest instant game provider in the world, will additionally supply Washington’s Lottery with a new player loyalty program and mobile app.
The Washington Lottery has been provided with instant games by Scientific Games since its inception in 1982, and is currently its primary provider of branded games such as LOTERIA™ and SLINGO® and instant games including Lucky for Life.
Instant Product Manager for Washington’s Lottery, Gaylene Gray said…
“Our team has worked hard with Scientific Games to drive responsible year-over-year growth in our instant game products, which in turn has generated more profits to support education and other state programs in Washington.
“We look forward to working with Scientific Games for four more years to offer our players new conveniences with a new mobile app, and to further grow their loyalty through entertaining promotions and second-chance play.”
Also commenting on the contract extension, Senior Vice President, Instant Products, Scientific Games, John Schultz, said, “It has been a pleasure to serve this outstanding lottery in the northwest U.S.
“We are honored to have our instant games contract extended so we can continue working together to drive maximum profits to benefit education and other important programs in communities throughout the great state of Washington.”
A wealth of experience:
In 1974, Scientific Games launched the world’s very first secure instant lottery game. More than four decades later and the award-winning company has a total of nine instant game presses in five manufacturing facilities on four continents. It provides games, services and technology to more than 150 lotteries around the world.
September has been a productive month for the company having recently launched its new SCiQ instant game for the Kansas Lottery and created a sportsbook operations team in Gibraltar.