Lottery News

New York-listed lottery and gaming supplier Scientific Games Corporation has secured a four-year extension to its contract to provide instant games to Canada’s Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG).

OLG is the largest instant games vendor in Canada in terms of sales and will continue to work with Scientific Games under the extended contract until July 31st 2022.

"Scientific Games is delighted to continue our work supplying instant games to OLG," said John Schulz, Scientific Games senior vice president of instant products. "For many years, Scientific Games and its predecessor companies have been proud to offer highly secure, responsible games that generate revenue for OLG and the province of Ontario."

Scientific Games supplies the lottery with a broad range of instant games, including branded titles such as Scrabble, Words with Friends, and AMC’s The Walking Dead.

"Scientific Games is a trusted lottery supplier for OLG and we look forward to innovative and exciting instant games that will engage our customers and generate revenue for the province," said Randy Weyersberg, vice president, lottery marketing and planning for OLG.

Shares in Scientific Games Corporation (NSQ:SGMS) closed in New York Tuesday down 1.70 per cent at $60.35 per share, having set a new 52-week high of $62.80 per share on Monday.