ATLANTA, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games announces that the company’s gaming systems technology will power the national lottery in latvia as part of a new long-term contract with Latvijas Loto. The switch to new technology is part of a plan to boost responsible growth and funding for the benefit of the Latvian state budget, as well as other programs for children, youth education and sports in Latvia.
“After a thorough evaluation, Latvijas Loto has chosen to modernize our systems technology with Scientific Games so that we can continue to deliver outstanding player experiences and reach our growth potential.” said Edgars Lediņš, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Latvijas Loto. “We look forward to the efficiencies this technological advancement will bring to our entire operation, and our retailers will be delighted with the new terminals and the support they will receive.”
The new technology will launch in spring 2023, positioning Latvijas Loto to meet its responsible growth goals with a 50% increase in retail outlets across the European Baltic state.
Scientific Games will provide Latvijas Loto with the agility to grow over the next decade with its AEGIS open architecture enterprise gaming system and WAVE X retail point of sale terminals, as well as support and maintenance services.
The company has worked with Latvijas Lotto for over 20 years and also offers the Lottery 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 maximize growth responsibly over the next 10 years,” he said. Pat McHugh, CEO of Scientific Games. “Our relentless commitment to innovation and alignment with our lottery customers’ growth plans has positioned Scientific Games as the leading systems technology provider to the lottery industry in Europe and the fastest growing in the US.
Scientific Games provides games, technology, analytics, and retail and digital services to 130 lotteries in 50 countries around the world. The company is the world’s largest lottery instant game creator, producer and administrator, with products generating more than 70% of global retail instant game sales.
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