IGT extends Kentucky Lottery partnership
International Game Technology have announced today that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions has extended its two contracts with the Kentucky Lottery.
Under the terms of the new extensions, IGT will upgrade the Kentucky Lottery’s central system to IGT’s high-performing Aurora™ platform, deliver new point-of-sale hardware for 3,400 lottery retailers across the State, and deploy an upgraded iLottery system that includes cloud integration.
“The Kentucky Lottery has partnered with IGT since operations first began and we have continued to look for ways, in partnership with IGT, to modernize our offerings over the last 30-plus years,” said Mary R. Harville, Kentucky Lottery Corporation President & CEO. “Enhancing our lottery solutions with IGT’s retail and iLottery systems and convenient self-service retail terminals will provide more opportunities for us to responsibly grow our sales and return additional funds for scholarships and grants for Kentucky college students.”
“The Kentucky Lottery has always been at the forefront of lottery innovation and IGT is pleased to continue supporting these modernization efforts,” said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer Global Lottery. “IGT’s future-forward mindset and next-generation product portfolio are critical in today’s evolving lottery space. Over the next 10 years, we will build upon our longstanding partnership with the Kentucky Lottery and deploy our sophisticated technology to further enhance the player experience.”