SCIENTIFIC GAMES NAMED LOTO-QUÉBEC PRIMARY INSTANT GAMES PARTNER
50-year History of Games Produced at Company's Canadian Facility Enters Next Era of Growth
ATLANTA, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games was named the primary instant games partner for Loto-Québec
. A new, five-year contract significantly expands the number of instant scratch games the company will design and produce locally for Loto-Québec players. Scientific Games recently invested millions of dollars to advance production technologies and innovation at its Quebec facility.
The company is a trusted supplier to Loto-Québec for more than five decades, celebrating the Lottery's 50th Anniversary in 2020 and employing generations of workers at its Canadian operations in Québec. Scientific Games is certified globally by the World Lottery Association as a Responsible Gaming Supplier.
"Scientific Games is a longstanding Loto-Québec business partner and employer in Québec. The company's leaders understand what we are trying to accomplish by creating new, exciting instant game entertainment for our players. They also support us in creating greener scratch games to reduce our environmental footprint," said Isabelle Jean, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Lotteries at Loto-Québec.
"We have made a significant investment in production technologies at our Montreal facility to innovate new games for the enjoyment of Québec players and support the lottery in its mission," said John Schulz, President, Americas & Global Instant Products for Scientific Games. "With five instant game production facilities on four continents, our global scale allows us to support Loto-Québec and all of our customers with unparalleled game production capacity and distibution solutions that make Scientific Games the lottery business partner of choice."
Scientific Games has produced more than 4,500 instant games for Loto-Québec at its Montreal facility over the past 50 years, including the Lottery's very first game. Games for four Canadian provincial lotteries and the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation, as well as lotteries in the U.S., France, Hungary, Australia and other countries, are also produced at the facility.
Scientific Games is the world's largest instant games creator, producer and services provider, and the primary provider to nine of the Top 10 performing instant game lotteries in the world (La Fleur's 2022 World Lottery Almanac). The company's products generate more than 70% of global instant game retail sales.
Scientific Games provides games, technology and services to 130 lotteries in 50 countries around the globe, including nearly every North American lottery.
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About Scientific Games
Scientific Games is a leading provider of lottery products, technology and services to government-sponsored lottery programs globally. From cutting-edge backend systems to exciting entertainment experiences and trailblazing retail and digital solutions, we elevate play every day. We push game designs to the next level and are pioneers in data analytics and iLottery. Built on a foundation of trusted partnerships, Scientific Games combines relentless innovation, performance, and unwavering security to responsibly propel the industry forward. For more information, visit scientificgames.com.