ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced today that it has entered an agreement with Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS), a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets to bring new lottery gift card product offerings to consumers in North America.
The agreement expands the lottery industry's reach into many new distribution channels like chain pharmacy, big box and general merchandise stores. The agreement also allows retailers to market and sell lottery gift cards together with traditional gift cards for the first time.
"This is an exciting relationship for both companies," said Brooks Smith, President and CEO of InComm. "Our collaboration provides us the opportunity to deliver innovative and secure payment options that help consumers and increase the reach of lotteries supporting worthy causes throughout North America."
Scientific Games introduced the first secure, instant lottery game in 1974. Providing games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries around the world, the company's key goal is to create entertaining gaming and lottery experiences. "Our agreement with InComm is another milestone in our commitment to delivering diverse lottery products that are convenient and safe," said Pat McHugh, Senior Vice President of North American Lottery Systems for Scientific Games. "Through this agreement, we're leveraging state-of-the-art solutions, technology and product innovation to create a new lottery experience consumers will enjoy."
Leveraging deep integrations into retailers' point-of-sale systems, InComm provides connectivity to a variety of service providers that allow consumers to conduct everyday business at more than 450,000 points of retail distribution worldwide. Whether those consumers are activating prepaid products, paying bills, enjoying real-time discounts through a membership card, purchasing digital goods in-store or adding funds to an online account, InComm is there to provide unique gift-gifting opportunities, cater to on-the-go shoppers, deliver added value through loyalty programs and serve cash-based consumers. With 186 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta with a presence in over 30 countries in North and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Learn more at www.incomm.com or connect with us on www.twitter.com/incomm, www.facebook.com/incomm, www.linkedin.com/company/incomm or www.incomm.com/blog.
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; instant and draw-based lottery games; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com.