Scientific Games Corporation has signed a four‐year extension to its contract as the primary supplier of instant games and cooperative services to the Florida Lottery. The extension, which will continue to provide for instant game design, marketing services, warehouse management, inventory control and retail distribution, will begin in October 2014.
"We are delighted to continue our relationship with the Florida Lottery, which has operated one of the most successful instant game programs in the country by focusing on managing the entire instant product category," said A. Lorne Weil, chairman and CEO of Scientific Games. "The Florida Lottery is an industry leader and we look forward to bringing continued innovation to help the Lottery raise more money for education."
In fiscal 2013, the Florida Lottery had total lottery sales of over $5 billion, with over $3 billion from instant game lottery sales. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the lottery has contributed more than $25 billion to education in the state.
"We are very pleased to extend our relationship with Scientific Games," said Cynthia O'Connell, secretary of the Florida Lottery. "This partnership has helped contribute to the incredible growth of the Florida Lottery, including record sales and record contributions to education in the past two years. We look forward to maximizing this relationship even further and ensuring continued responsible growth of our organization."