Scientific Games announced that it won the Walmart Services Division 2019 Supplier of the Year for Product award at the retailer’s 2019 Supplier Growth Forum. The Company was recognized by Walmart Services for its PlayCentral® 54 lottery self-service technology as an “exceptional or innovative new product offering that enhanced customer savings (money and/or time), value, or assortment, particularly in the digital channel.”

Pat McHugh, Group Chief Executive, Lottery for Scientific Games, said, “This recognition from one of the world’s most respected and innovative retailers is both exciting and humbling. Congratulations to our retail and technology teams who have truly advanced the way lottery games can be sold at retail, and thank you to Walmart Services for trusting Scientific Games to develop this new convenience for its customers.”

In addition to this award from Walmart, the PlayCentral 54 captures several retail industry ‘firsts’ for Scientific Games, including first lottery self-service technology offering a full portfolio of lottery game entertainment (instant, draw, high-frequency draw games and other lottery products), first with Payment Card Industry (PCI)-certified card and mobile payment options, and first lottery self-service machine in a reduced-size height actually in market.