Scientific Games Signs Deal with Taiwan LotteryPublished August 19, 2014 by Amir G
Scientific Games has signed two new deals for instant games supply, with the Minnesota Lottery and the Taiwan Lottery Corporation.
Gaming and lottery products provider Scientific Games has signed two new supply deals with both old and new customers.
Minnesota Lottery Contract Extension
The first deal, struck with the Minnesota Lottery, sees a two-year extension to the existing contract under which Scientific Games serves as a secondary instant game provider for the lottery. Minesotta Lottery director Ed Van Petten expressed his trust in Scientific Games, commenting on the contract extension and the long-term relationship with Scientific Games: "We have worked with Scientific Games since 1990 to create games that provide entertainment, value and engagement with the Lottery's brand."
Taiwan Lottery Contract
The second deal was signed with the Taiwan Lottery Corporation (TLC) to which Scientific Games will supply instant games. A subsidiary of CTBC Financial Holding, TLC is the operator handling Taiwan's Public Welfare Lottery which is dedicated both to creating funds for welfare projects and creating of job opportunities for Taiwan's disadvantaged. The two year contract was signed after a formal procurement process and it began June 2014 with a bridge for an additional two-year extension.
Speaking on the deal, President of the TLC Joy Huang said: "We awarded this contract to Scientific Games as part of our overall plan to expand the Taiwan Public Welfare Lottery's instant product offering. Through the exciting licensed properties Scientific Games offers, we hope to further engage and entertain players in Taiwan."
Asia-Pacific Presence Expanded
CEO of Scientific Games' Asia-Pacific operations Michael Conforti said: "The addition of Scientific Games as an instant game provider will help the TLC continue its impressive growth trajectory that has resulted in ever increasing returns to its public welfare programs". Scientific Games has a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific region working with game and lottery providers in many countries including Australia, New Zealand, China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.