Scientific Games, Louisiana Lottery extend contract for five years

Aug 23, 2018 9:18 AM

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that the Louisiana Lottery Corporation has extended its existing contract to provide instant products and services to the Lottery for an additional five years.

The new contract also allows the lottery to extend the contract for five additional one-year terms. Scientific Games has been the state’s instant games provider since 2005. The lottery's annual fiscal instant game sales increased over 40 percent from 2010 to 2018, according to Las Vegas-based Scientific Games.

"Scientific Games has proven to be a trusted partner and provider of instant games to the Louisiana Lottery," said Louisiana Lottery President Rose Hudson. "We have worked together successfully to maximize profits for K-12 public education in Louisiana. The Louisiana Lottery is very proud to rank second in the U.S. for percentage of lottery revenue transferred to the state."

In fiscal year 2018, the Louisiana Lottery transferred more than $171.9 million to the state treasury.