Tuesday August 9,2011 : GTECH LATIN AMERICA EXTENDS CARIBBEAN CONTRACT
 
Online lottery services deal extended by 18 months
 
Lottomatica Group S.p.A subsidiary GTech Latin America Corporation has signed an 18-month contract extension with the National Lotteries Control Board of Trinidad and Tobago (NLCB) to continue providing online lottery technology and a full range of support services.
 
Under the terms of the extension, the NLCB has the option to extend the term an additional 12 months beyond the awarded 18-month contract extension, which offers the NLCB the ability to increase the contract extension period to 30 months.
 
National Lotteries Control Board Chairman Mitra Mahabir said, "We are pleased to have reached an agreement to extend the current contract with GTech to provide lottery services to the NLCB. This period will allow the NLCB and GTech to work together to enhance the lottery offering to NLCB customers."
 
During the 18-month contract extension period, GTECH will remain the full-service lottery provider to the NLCB, and will continue to supply online technology and a full range of support services.