Record Week of Instant Game Sales Will Contribute $23 Million+ to Education in Florida
LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) congratulates longtime instant game partner the Florida Lottery (the “Lottery”) on breaking another U.S. record for single week retail sales of instant games. Floridians purchased $126,250,558 in Scratch-offs the week ending March 3rd, 2019, which generated more than $23.3 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund that benefits Florida students. The record week of instant game sales crushed the Lottery’s previous U.S. record of $123,841,386 set in 2018. This record week comes just six months after the Lottery announced seven consecutive years of record-breaking annual sales for fiscal year 2018.
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