LONDON, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation (with International Game Technology PLC, hereinafter "IGT"), has extended its multi-year contract with the Idaho Lottery ("Idaho Lottery" or "Lottery") to continue providing Scratch GamesTM printing services through March 2019. This is the second, two-year extension that has been exercised on the existing contract and was unanimously approved by the Idaho Lottery Commission during their regular meeting on November 17, 2016. In addition to providing Scratch GamesTM printing services to the Idaho Lottery, IGT will continue to support the Lottery with related products and services including game planning, ticket design, marketing support, and analytics.
IGT currently provides over 70 percent of printing for the Idaho Lottery's Scratch GamesTM, resulting in responsible, incremental sales growth year after year. Together, IGT and the Idaho Lottery have worked closely to deliver a portfolio of games with fun, new play styles to benefit the people of Idaho. In 2016, the Idaho Lottery broke records, returning $49.5 million to Idaho public schools and the Permanent Building Fund, a 10 percent increase from 2015.
"The Idaho Lottery has a positive and productive relationship with IGT for the development and delivery of Idaho Scratch Games. We are pleased to continue this partnership," said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. "IGT's lottery industry expertise and leadership, along with their ability to develop new and innovative products, has helped us deliver a portfolio that produces an appealing mix of games for our players and benefits for the people of Idaho."
"IGT values the opportunity to continue collaborating with the Idaho Lottery," said Michael Chambrello, IGT Chief Executive Officer, North America Lottery. "Together we will work to deliver pioneering games and solutions to Idaho Lottery players which drive sales and maximize funds generated for Idaho's good causes."
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.IGT.com.
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