IGT extends instant ticket deal with Missouri Lottery16th April 2020 1:33 pm GMT
New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a one-year extension to continue providing instant ticket games to the Missouri Lottery.
Through its subsidiary IGT Global Solutions, the supplier will deliver a range of instant ticket services including game planning and marketing, research and analytics, and the production and printing of instant tickets through to 30 June 2021.
IGT has been printing instant tickets for the Missouri Lottery since 2010, including licensed property games such as Caesars, The Voice and the $5 Kansas City Chiefs ticket. The supplier has also been providing its technology and lottery systems to the lottery since 1991.
“For nearly 30 years, IGT has partnered with the Missouri Lottery to supply compelling products and develop and grow our operations,” said Missouri Lottery executive director May Scheve Reardon. “IGT’s industry expertise and innovative approach to lottery create fresh and entertaining concepts that our players have grown to love and expect from the Missouri Lottery’s games.”
IGT chief operating officer, lottery Jay Gendron commented: “IGT has worked closely with the Missouri Lottery to expand the lottery’s content portfolio with appealing instant game content and successful second-chance promotions that can drive player engagement and sales growth.
“We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Lottery while delivering high-performing, quality instant tickets that help generate funds for Missouri’s public education programs.”
Shares in International Game Technology plc (NSQ:IGT) closed up by 2.24 per cent at $6.39 per share in New York Wednesday.