Scientific Games Signs Contract with Maine State Lottery to Provide Lottery Gaming and Instant Ticket Services
NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a new contract to implement and operate a complete lottery gaming system for instant and draw games, including the Sciplay™ interactive platform, as well as to provide instant ticket printing and a Cooperative Services Program (CSP) for the Maine State Lottery, an existing customer. Under the terms of the contract, Scientific Games is responsible for installing and supporting terminals, terminal communications and point of sales equipment for approximately 1,300 WAVE™ lottery retail terminals, as well as providing instant game design, marketing services, warehouse management, inventory control and retail distribution.
The contract, which was awarded through a competitive procurement process, is scheduled to begin April 27, 2014 and extends through June 30, 2020, and may be extended by the Lottery for additional periods.
"Scientific Games has designed a complete lottery solution, from state-of-the-art lottery terminals to innovative distribution of games to our retailers, marketing campaigns and player research," said Gerald Reid, Director of the Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. "This comprehensive offering should help us to expand our opportunities and generate additional revenue for the State."
"We welcome the opportunity to continue our strong working relationship with the Maine State Lottery. We're excited to implement a suite of innovative products and services across the Lottery's full portfolio of games that is expected to bring value to its players and retailers, and generate incremental profits for the State," stated Pat McHugh, President of North American Lottery Systems for Scientific Games.
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming and lottery markets. The Company's portfolio includes instant and draw-based lottery games; electronic gaming machines and game content; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and social, mobile and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit: www.scientificgames.com.
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