International Game Technology subsidiary IGT Global Solutions Corporation has agreed a seven-year deal with the South Dakota State Lottery, which will begin on November 3, 2019 and can also be extended for another eight years. 

The agreement will see the South Dakota Lottery will benefit from an updated lottery system that will include elements of the IGT Aurora platform, which have been developed to make the game easier to operate for the retailer. The company will also supply the Lottery with customer analytics and self-service lottery terminals throughout the state.  

Among the technology that IGT will provide under its contract are Retailer Wizard, Order Wizard, and Performance Wizard, all of which are designed to enable operators to manage their business more efficiently and to provide a more responsive customer product.  

Speaking about the deal, the Executive Director of South Dakota Lottery, Norm Lingle, said that IGT’s support had helped them raise more than $2.8 billion for education in the state since 2009: 

“We look forward to continuing our relationship with IGT to generate even more funds for these important causes in our state throughout the next seven years.” 

For IGT, Chief Operating Officer Jay Gendron said that they were delighted to work with the South Dakota Lottery and that their products would enable the Lottery to gain better insight into the preferences and behaviour of lottery customers.  

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Published by Andie Hughes

Based in England, Andie Hughes is a freelance betting writer with over a decade of experience in the industry. Andie has written for ESPN, Betfair, Sporting Life, and Boylesports, and can be contacted at andiehughes73@gmail.com.

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