Scientific Games Systems Technologies Will Continue to Power North Dakota Lottery’s Retail and Online Sales
LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA – February 1, 2021 – Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) announces that the Company will continue to power retail and online sales for the North Dakota Lottery (or the “Lottery”) through a two-year extension of its systems technology contract through June 2024. Scientific Games advanced technologies will also continue supporting the North Dakota Lottery’s Players Club, featuring Pick & Click online subscriptions and rewards-based Points-for-Prizes programs.
In the past two years, the North Dakota Lottery’s retail sales have grown 13% per year.
“It has been a pleasure for our teams to work with the North Dakota Lottery since it launched in 2004 to support the Lottery’s games and retailer network,” said Pat McHugh, EVP and Lottery Group Chief Executive for Scientific Games. “We thank the North Dakota Lottery and its board members for their longstanding trust in our company, and we look forward to continued responsible growth to benefit good causes in the state.”
The North Dakota Lottery offers five multi-state games including Powerball®, Mega Millions®, Lucky for Life®, Lotto America® and 2by2® across its network of 450 lottery retailers in the Midwestern state of 800,000 residents.
“Scientific Games’ innovation teams are advancing lottery gaming systems, retail, online and mobile technologies to modernize our industry worldwide with focus on integrating the retail and digital experience for consumers,” said McHugh.
McHugh shared that the Company’s extensive research on rapidly evolving consumer and retail trends is leading its technology innovation teams, positioning its technology customers to generate maximum profits for vital state beneficiary programs and ensure future sustainability.
Scientific Games is a U.S.-based company providing games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries around the globe, including nearly every North American lottery.
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. Scientific Games offers the gaming industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. For more information, please visit scientificgames.com.
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