Scientific Games celebrates expansion of instant game production to serve UK, European and international lotteries


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Scientific Games Corporation Announces Official Unveiling of Its Latest and Most Advanced Instant Lottery Gaming Technology at the Company’s Show Leeds, United Kingdom production facility serving the UK National Lottery and 50 lotteries in Europe and internationally. With the new technology, the world’s largest creator, manufacturer and service provider of “scratch-off” instant lottery games is increasing its global production capacity by 20%. The additional production volume is expected to add around 175 employees to the company’s UK workforce. Science Games ” Leeds is one of five global instant game production centers serving the global lottery industry with products accounting for 70% of global retail sales.

Hilary bennMP for Leeds Central participated in a groundbreaking ceremony and COVID-safe tour with Science Games leaders Mark Scholey, vice president of global manufacturing, and Kevin anderson, VP Global Strategic Accounts EMEA, as well as a large number of UK employees of the company.

“Our investment in this expansion of UK production represents our firm commitment to serve the UK National Lottery and lotteries across Europe, and entertain players around the world with our instant play innovation, ”said Anderson.

Scientific Games has been producing instant games for the UK National Lottery since its inception in 1994. As the exclusive supplier of instant games to the National Lottery, the company has played a key role in helping the lottery instant game business grow. develop to become a $ 4.7 billion (USD) category of consumer products that funds its UK grantee programs. The National Lottery is currently ranked sixth in the world for total instant game sales (La Fleur Almanac 2020, retail sales per capita).

“This technological expansion allows lotteries to bring new games to market faster so they can offer just-in-time inventory at retail. The expansion strengthens our nearly 50 years of global leadership in instant lottery products and most importantly helps our lottery clients generate maximum revenue to support their beneficiary. programs, “ said Scholey.

Scientific Games ‘New Instant Game Production Technology’ Leeds The facility is the most advanced in the world, offering a wide range of flexibility in game innovation, including game style, color, images, ticket sizes, and specialty papers and finishes. The technology manufactures instant game tickets at 1,000 feet per minute and supports the company’s commitment to quality environmental practices with the use of green technologies, recyclable paper, water-based inks and energy efficient processes. It was custom designed by engineers at Scientific Games and TRESU, a global provider of uniquely designed advanced technology solutions.

The company developed the technology that launched the world’s first secure instant lottery game in 1974 and continues to set the global lottery industry benchmark for game programming security. Scientific Games is certified by the World Lottery Association as a Responsible Gaming Provider and currently designs and manufactures instant lottery games for more than 100 lotteries worldwide, including 19 of the 20 top performing instant game lotteries in the world. (La Fleur Almanac 2020, retail sales per capita).

Scientific Games is the largest provider of lottery systems technology in Europe and a leading provider of digital lottery games, mobile applications and player loyalty programs. Recently, the company acquired UK-based Sideplay Entertainment to expand its eInstant digital lottery game studios globally.


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