Bringing Entertaining Interactive Casino and eInstant Games to Norwegian Players
LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA – February 23, 2017 – Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced that Norsk Tipping (“the Lottery”), Norway’s national lottery operator and World Lottery Association member, has awarded the Company two new three-year contracts to provide interactive casino and eInstant games. The contracts, which Scientific Games won following a competitive procurement process, may be extended for one additional year. The Company’s world-class digital content will be offered to Norwegian players via a single point of delivery through Scientific Games’ secure remote gaming server (“RGS”) platform.
Scientific Games also provides Norsk Tipping with lottery instant games as well as lottery gaming systems and retail technology. The Company is also collaborating with the Lottery to innovate in areas such as product portfolio management, prize structures and payouts, and retail product display.
Åsne Havnelid, Chief Executive Officer, Norsk Tipping, said, “We look forward to offering more game entertainment from Scientific Games to Norwegians. The instant games, technology, and services provided by Scientific Games have proven successful and helped us in our mission to grow responsibly. Since launching our iGaming program several years ago, Norsk Tipping remains committed to providing the very best portfolios of interactive casino and eInstant products to our players, while executing our responsible gaming principles.”
Norsk Tipping, considered to be one of the industry’s most innovative lotteries, is currently ranked No. 4 in the world for total sales per capita (La Fleur’s Almanac).
Bob Hays, Vice President Global Commercial for Scientific Games, said, “The addition of interactive casino and eInstant content nearly completes a full product offering for Norsk Tipping from Scientific Games. Driven by our advanced RGS platform, our exceptional digital game portfolio will support the Lottery’s continued mission to grow responsibly while entertaining players in Norway with the best lottery and gaming experiences in the world.”
In the Nordic region, in addition to providing lottery systems and retail technology to Norsk Tipping, Scientific Games will soon launch new gaming systems technology for Danske Spil in Denmark. The Company currently provides instant games to Danske Spil, Veikkaus Oy in Finland and several lotteries in Sweden; as well as lottery systems and retail technology to Islensk Getspa in Iceland.
The leading supplier of lottery instant games in the world, Scientific Games provides games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries globally.