Scientific Games Corporation has been designated the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s primary instant-game provider under a new five-year deal. The agreement builds on the current instant game relationship between the company and the lottery provider, the the percentage of their games in their portfolio.
Changing to a primary provider is part of its strategic strategy to increase revenues an d contributions to the State’s General Fund, the Connecticut Lottery said.
Scientific Games has supplied the Connecticut Lottery with instant games for over 40 years and is now acting as its supplier of devices and retail technology. The Lottery placed in the world’s Top 10 in 2019 for overall revenue per capita.
The Connecticut Lottery has received $10bn in support for many important services and causes in the state since its establishment in 1971 as the 4th state lottery in the Nation.
Greg Smith, CEO of Connecticut Lottery Corporation has said: “Scientific Games has a strong record of providing high-quality instant games and valuable recommendations for managing instant game portfolios for lotteries. We look forward to working closely with the Scientific Games team.”
John Schulz, Senior Vice President, Scientific Games Instant Lottery Products said: “We are honoured that the Connecticut Lottery has increased our role to primary instant games provider, and has placed its trust in Scientific Games as the best value and alignment for growth and maximising profits for state programs. We look forward to helping the Lottery achieve its goals for future growth.”
The organisation will also perform marketing services, analysis and analytics as part of the main instant games supplier arrangement to help safely expand the instant game revenues of the Lottery through its network of 2,800 retailers.
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