International Game Technology to Continue as Gaming Systems Provider for the Nebraska Lottery

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Lottery Director Brian Rockey said, “The lottery industry is comprised of highly specialized services, and IGT has been a valued partner for the Nebraska Lottery since 1994. Continuing with IGT as our gaming system vendor fits the mission of the Nebraska Lottery to generate proceeds for good causes while providing quality entertainment options to Nebraskans. Their proposal included many benefits that will aid our work to benefit the environment, education, the Nebraska State Fair, and compulsive gamblers assistance.”   “The Nebraska Lottery and IGT have brought entertaining lottery games to players throughout the State for more than 25 years, building a strong, trusted partnership,” said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. “IGT looks forward to upgrading the Lottery’s technology to our newest Aurora central system, delivering industry-leading solutions, and providing innovative games that together, will engage players and continue driving sales growth to maximize the Lottery’s contributions to good causes.”

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International Game Technology to Continue as Gaming Systems Provider for the Nebraska Lottery

Lincoln, NE – August 20, 2020 – The Nebraska Lottery announced today that International Game Technology (IGT) will continue as its provider of Instant and Online games and related services. The term of the new contract is seven years with three two-year extension options. Operations will commence on July 1, 2021.

Under the terms of the contract, IGT will provide all hardware, software, equipment, and services related to the Lottery’s Instant and Online gaming activities. IGT will play a key role in the continuing development of the Nebraska Lottery’s sales and marketing efforts.

IGT will install a new gaming computer system and approximately 1,200 full-function terminals at retailer locations across the state. Additionally, IGT will provide for the printing, delivery, storage, and management of both Instant and Online tickets as well as sales support and technical service. IGT currently provides these services for the Lottery across Nebraska from its Lincoln facility. The new contract is expected to generate increased revenues on behalf of the Nebraska Lottery.

Lottery Director Brian Rockey said, “The lottery industry is comprised of highly specialized services, and IGT has been a valued partner for the Nebraska Lottery since 1994. Continuing with IGT as our gaming system vendor fits the mission of the Nebraska Lottery to generate proceeds for good causes while providing quality entertainment options to Nebraskans. Their proposal included many benefits that will aid our work to benefit the environment, education, the Nebraska State Fair, and compulsive gamblers assistance.”

“The Nebraska Lottery and IGT have brought entertaining lottery games to players throughout the State for more than 25 years, building a strong, trusted partnership,” said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. “IGT looks forward to upgrading the Lottery’s technology to our newest Aurora central system, delivering industry-leading solutions, and providing innovative games that together, will engage players and continue driving sales growth to maximize the Lottery’s contributions to good causes.”

The Nebraska Lottery issued a request for proposals for a primary vendor of Instant and Online games and related services on March 26, 2020. Proposals submitted by the June 12 deadline were evaluated by a team of six reviewers internal and external to the Lottery. Vendor proposals are open to the public for review by appointment.

The mission of the Nebraska Lottery is to generate proceeds for good causes while providing quality entertainment options to Nebraskans. Over $782 million has been raised for the Nebraska Lottery’s beneficiary funds since the Lottery began in 1993. All 93 counties in Nebraska have benefited from projects funded with these Nebraska Lottery proceeds.

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

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