IGT extends Minnesota Lottery scratchcard supply alliance

British lottery and gaming machines innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that its IGT Global Solutions Corporation subsidiary has inked a two-year extension to its current scratchcard deal with the Minnesota Lottery.

The London-headquartered firm used an official press release to declare that its subordinate has been supplying 7BALL the American lottery operator with a range of ‘extremely successful instant games since 2010’ and will now be continuing this relationship until at least June of 2022.

All-inclusive arrangement:

IGT stated that it has served as the Minnesota Lottery‘s technology and draw-based lottery systems provider for 18 years with the new extension moreover encompassing the continued supply of ‘a comprehensive range of instant ticket services’ encompassing graphic, research and analytical functions as well as production and printing duties.

Successful saga:

Jay Gendron, Lottery Chief Operating Officer for IGT Global Solutions Corporation, used the press release to proclaim that his firm ‘has taken a multi-faceted approach to providing the Minnesota Lottery with successful instant tickets’ and earlier this year saw its Full of $500s and Power $10-branded ranges of games become the operator’s ‘best-selling $5 and $10 games respectively’.

Read a statement from Gendron…

“We take pride in working hand-in-hand with the Minnesota Lottery to design entertaining games based on extensive research, game planning and strategic marketing. We look forward to delivering these player-centric services and innovative content over the next two years as we continue to help ensure the Minnesota Lottery’s success.”

Productive partnership:

For his part and Wes Harms, Operations Director for the Minnesota Lottery, heralded the ten-year relationship between his organization and IGT Global Solutions Corporation in advance of pronouncing that the firm had assisted in taking the Full of $500s family of instant-win titles ‘from a concept to a staple of our scratch game line-up.’

Harms’ statement read…

“Every time someone plays a Minnesota Lottery game, it generates funding to support Minnesota’s environment and state services so it is imperative that we deliver the fun games and play styles for which our players are looking. We are pleased that IGT Global Solutions Corporation will be continuing to help us provide the quality scratch games and licensed property games that our players want for the next two years.”

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