LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company was awarded a new five-year contract by the Arizona Lottery (“the Lottery”) to provide administrative systems technology at the Lottery’s Phoenix, Arizona, headquarters.
The Arizona Lottery’s administrative systems will be integrated with its new, advanced gaming system and retail technology launched successfully by Scientific Games in 2016. The Company also provides the Lottery with lottery instant games, as well as a second chance program and future mobile functionality.
“The Arizona Lottery trusts the innovative systems solutions that Scientific Games has customized for our business,” said Gregg Edgar, Executive Director of the Arizona Lottery. “Integrating the Lottery’s administrative system with our new gaming system supports our objectives to continually improve productivity and accelerate responsible growth to increase our contributions to state beneficiaries.”
As part of the new administrative system from Scientific Games, the Arizona Lottery will benefit from a flexible back-office platform aligned with its business priorities, a fully integrated suite of applications and a proven application architecture and platform. Additionally, the Company has proven implementation, customization and ongoing updates to its agile systems technology for lotteries around the world.
“Scientific Games’ systems technology makes it easier and more efficient for the Arizona Lottery to manage their business. By integrating solutions from our recent acquisition of Lapis Software Associates, the enterprise system improves the Lottery’s engagement with retail partners, offers faster and more convenient experiences for Arizona players, including prize payments,” said Patrick McHugh, Senior Vice President, Lottery Systems for Scientific Games. “The new enterprise system ensures the Lottery’s visibility, control, and financial auditing continue to operate with the highest level of efficiency and integrity.”
Scientific Games is the fastest growing lottery systems provider in North America and the leading lottery systems provider in Europe. The Company provides games, technology, and services to more than 150 lotteries globally, including most North American lotteries.