LONDON, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation (hereinafter "IGT"), has signed a contract extension with the Kentucky Lottery Corporation for five years through July 9, 2026. The Lottery is exercising its five one-year extension options in which IGT will provide new self-service lottery vending machines and updated technology.
"The Kentucky Lottery Corporation looks forward to continuing the innovation and growth we have experienced with IGT since the Lottery began in 1989," said Tom Delacenserie, Kentucky Lottery Corporation President and CEO. "IGT's forward-thinking products and solutions have delivered convenience to our retailers and players for the last 30 years, and we're pleased to continue our longstanding partnership in the years to come."
"IGT leads the global gaming industry by focusing our innovations in content and platform technology that deliver an outstanding player experience," said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. "Through this contract extension with the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, we will be adding IGT's convenient cashless feature to existing self-service vending machines to help the Lottery attract a new demographic of players and maximize sales growth."
Under the terms of the extension, IGT will provide the Lottery with additional 575 GameTouch™ 28 self-service vending machines and equip approximately 1,400 total GameTouch 28, GameTouch™ 20, and GameTouch™ Draw machines with cashless functionality that enables players to use credit or debit cards to purchase lottery products. In addition to these products, IGT provides the Kentucky Lottery Corporation with facilities management, field service, call center services, and marketing support.
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has more than 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.
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