ATLANTA, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games announces that the company’s gaming system technology will power the national lottery Latvia as part of a new, long-term deal with Latvijas Loto. The switch to the new technology is part of a plan to promote responsible growth and funding in favor of the Latvian state budget and other programs for Latvian children, youth education and sports.
“After a thorough evaluation, Latvijas Loto has decided to modernize our system technology with Scientific Games so that we can continue to provide outstanding gaming experiences and realize our growth potential.” said Edgars Lediņš, Chairman of the Board of Latvijas Loto. “We look forward to the efficiencies this technological advancement will bring to our entire operations, and our retailers will be delighted with the new terminals and the support they will receive.”
The new technology will be launched in Spring 2023 and will enable Latvijas Loto to meet its responsible growth goals with a 50% increase in retail outlets across the European Baltics.
Scientific Games will give Latvijas Loto the agility to grow over the next decade AEGIS open architecture enterprise gaming system and WAVE X point-of-sale terminals for retailers, and support and maintenance services.
The company has been working with Latvijas Loto for more than 20 years and also provides the lottery with a portfolio of entertaining instant games.
“Scientific Games is honored by the longstanding partnership and trust that Latvijas Loto has placed in our company, our people and our products to support its mission to responsibly maximize growth over the next 10 years,” the company said Pat McHugh, CEO for Scientific Games. “Our relentless commitment to innovation and alignment with our lottery customers’ growth plans has positioned Scientific Games as a leading systems technology provider to the lottery industry Europe and the fastest growing in the US”
Scientific Games provides retail and digital games, technology, analytics and services to 130 lotteries in 50 countries around the world. The company is the world’s largest inventor, producer and manager of instant lottery games, with products accounting for more than 70% of global instant game retail sales.
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