US – Ohio Lottery signs up with ScientificBy Phil - 6 October 2015
Scientific Games has signed a new two-year contract with four two-year extension options to provide instant games and related services to the Ohio Lottery.
The contract, awarded through a competitive procurement process, began in July 2015 and includes instant games as well as marketing, licensed brands and interactive services.
Ohioans purchased a record $1.5bn in instant games in fiscal year 2015, an 8.8 per cent increase over the prior year.
Since 2001, Scientific Games has been the primary instant game provider to the Ohio Lottery, which is currently ranked among the Top 15 lotteries worldwide for instant game per capita sales (La Fleur’s Almanac).
John Schulz, Senior Vice President, Instant Products for Scientific Games, said: “We look forward to partnering with the Ohio Lottery to drive continued growth of instant games to benefit education in the state. We will continue to provide a great entertainment value for Ohio players with exciting new instant games like the two $30 games launched in 2015, innovative new play styles, favourite licensed brands, and interactive mobile and internet promotions to complement instant game retail sales.”