Canada's OLG Extends Instant Games Contract With Scientific Games
LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation ("OLG"), the Ontario, Canada-based government agency that manages gaming, lottery, and internet gaming, as well as bingo and other electronic gaming in charitable gaming centers throughout the province, has extended its Canadian subsidiary's contract as one of OLG's instant games providers until July 31, 2022.
"Scientific Games is delighted to continue our work supplying instant games to OLG," said John Schulz, Senior Vice President, Instant Products for Scientific Games. "For many years, Scientific Games and its predecessor companies have been proud to offer highly secure, responsible games that generate revenue for OLG and the province of Ontario."
Since 1975, OLG has contributed nearly $47 billion to the province of Ontario.
Players enjoy the Company's instant games offered in the province, including those themed to licensed properties such as SCRABBLE™, WORDS WITH FRIENDS™ and AMC® THE WALKING DEAD®.
"Scientific Games is a trusted lottery supplier for OLG and we look forward to innovative and exciting instant games that will engage our customers and generate revenue for the province," said Randy Weyersberg, Vice President, Lottery Marketing and Planning for OLG.
Since developing the industry's first secure instant lottery game in 1974, Scientific Games is the largest lottery instant games supplier in the world. The Company provides games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries globally.
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