International Game Technology PLC announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation signed a one-year contract extension with the Missouri Lottery to continue providing instant ticket games and related services through June 30, 2021.
IGT has been printing instant tickets for the Missouri Lottery since 2010. During this time, IGT worked with the Lottery to launch successful licensed property games such as Caesars®, The Voice®, and more recently, the $5 Kansas City Chiefs ticket. In addition, IGT has been the Missouri Lottery’s technology and lottery systems provider since 1991.
“For nearly 30 years, IGT has partnered with the Missouri Lottery to supply compelling products and develop and grow our operations,” said May Scheve Reardon, Missouri Lottery Executive Director. “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 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,” said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. “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.”
Under the terms of the contract, IGT will deliver a comprehensive range of instant ticket services for the Missouri Lottery including game planning and marketing, research and analytics, graphics support, and the production and printing of instant tickets. These player-centric services help ensure the long-term success for the Lottery and deliver innovative content for players.