Friday January 24 ,2014 : SCIENTIFIC GAMES TO PROVIDE GAMES TO MAINE
Instant and draw games included on the Sciplay interactive platform.
The US-based Scientific Games Corporation has signed a new contract with the Maine state lottery.
The agreement calls for SG to implement and operate a complete lottery gaming system for instant and draw games, including the Sciplay interactive platform, as well as provide instant ticket printing and a Cooperative Services Program.
The contract was awarded through a competitive procurement process, and is scheduled to begin April 27, 2014, extending through June 30, 2020; it may be extended by the Lottery for additional periods.
"Scientific Games has designed a complete lottery solution, from lottery terminals to distribution of games to our retailers, marketing campaigns and player research," said Gerald Reid, director of the Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations.
"This comprehensive offering should help us to expand our opportunities and generate additional revenue for the State."
"We welcome the opportunity to continue our strong working relationship with the Maine State Lottery…implementing a suite of innovative products and services across the Lottery's full portfolio of games that is expected to bring value to its players and retailers, and generate incremental profits for the State," said Pat McHugh, president of North American Lottery Systems for Scientific Games.