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Washington Lottery And Scientific Games Extend Partnership For Next Wave Of Games

Scientific Games extended its partnership with the Washington Lottery through which it will supply the lottery with scratch games.

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Lottery games provider Scientific Games has announced an extension of its partnership with the Washington Lottery.

Under the new six-year contract, which includes the possibility of a four-year extension, Scientific Games will supply the lottery with scratch games.

In a Scientific Games news release, the instant product manager for the Washington Lottery, Gaylene Gray, said the continued partnership with Scientific Games will help the lottery remain dedicated to its customers while contributing to the community through its proceeds.

“Our work with Scientific Games has made a difference. We’ve been able to offer our players entertaining scratch game experiences while responsibly driving more funding for the good cause programs that enrich our communities. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with Scientific Games as into the next phase of innovation and growth for our products.”

Key takeaways

  • Scientific Games has extended its partnership with the Washington Lottery, ensuring the continuation of entertaining scratch games.
  • Without Washington online casino being legal, the lottery is a good option for gamblers in the state.
  • Through its collaboration with Scientific Games, the Washington Lottery has significantly boosted revenue. This revenue funds essential programs such as early childhood education and college financial aid.
  • The lottery provider leads the way for top-performing instant game lotteries, exemplified by Scientific Games’ partnership with New York, Kansas and Kentucky.

Partnership extension promises entertaining offerings

Some of the Washington Lottery’s fan favorites include the LOTERIA-branded scratch games, with price points of $2, $5, $10, and $20. These games feature vibrant, original Don Clemente images and traditional Latin American bingo-style play.

To date, the LOTERIA games have generated over $460.4 million in revenue for the lottery.

Currently, Scientific Games is generating buzz with a new offering: the “Game of Thrones” Lottery scratch-off. This game, which was first introduced to the Colorado Lottery, was created in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment.

Washington Lottery makes community impact

Scientific Games has been the primary scratch game partner for the Washington Lottery since 2014, maintaining a relationship with the lottery for over 40 years.

During this time, the company has driven a 60% growth in revenue by successfully collaborating with the lottery’s instant product management teams. President of Americas and Global Instant Products for Scientific Games John Schulz said:

“It is a pleasure to continue our collaboration with Washington’s Lottery on its very successful product portfolio as the primary instant game provider. The Lottery’s team has always embraced innovation and is willing to try new ideas that entertain players and drive more funding for vital programs in the state.”

From its revenue, the Washington Lottery has been able to fund various important programs, including:

  • Early childhood education initiatives
  • Financial aid for college students
  • Vocational excellence programs
  • Economic development projects
  • Responsible gaming initiatives

Scientific Games takes over US lottery market

The lottery game provider has established itself as a trusted brand across the United States. Scientific Games’ products account for over 70% of global instant game retail sales, making it the primary provider for nine of the top ten performing instant game lotteries worldwide.

Among these partnerships are:

 

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Tebearau Egbe has written about gambling for more than four years. She has a Master's degree in philosophy and possesses a unique ability to dissect complex industry developments, distilling them into insightful narratives for readers.

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