IGT signs new deal with Massachusetts State Lottery Commission

IGT signs new deal with Massachusetts State Lottery Commission

Monday, December 5, 2016

It has been revealed that IGT Global Solutions Corporation (IGT) has signed a new contract with the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission to provide a new central gaming system, terminal software applications, and a website.

Jay Gendron, IGT Senior Vice President, WLA North America Lottery commented: "We look forward to continuing to support one of the world's most successful lotteries as it modernizes and positions itself for future growth in an ever-evolving environment. With this latest technology, we hope to assist the Lottery in achieving even greater efficiency and success in the years ahead."

IGT provided the Lottery's existing central gaming system and lottery terminals back in 1996. Over the years, IGT has installed self-service vending machines and currently prints a portion of the Lottery's instant tickets.

Under the terms of the product sale with the Massachusetts Lottery, IGT will provide project management and system integration responsibilities for all aspects of the Lottery's gaming system conversion. IGT will convert the Lottery's existing central gaming and back-office systems to its latest systems solutions including a comprehensive business intelligence and analytics tool that provides insights across all sales channels. IGT will also provide technology transfer services to enable Lottery personnel to maintain and support the provided software.  In addition, IGT will work with the Massachusetts Lottery to improve its online and enhance its customer relationship management.

The Massachusetts Lottery generated record sales of $5.2 billion in its fiscal year 2016 and ranks number one in the world in per capita sales.

Totally Gaming says: IGT has had a long running relationship with the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, and this expansion of their work sees the lottery aiming to modernise in a bid to ensure that it continues to rank number one in per capita sales globally.

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