|Trinidad and Tobago’s National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) and Betting Levy Board (BLB) today disclosed that it had signed a 5-year contract with GTECH Holdings Corporation|
to provide them with a complete video lottery solution, including a central system, video lottery terminals (VLTs), and communications network.
GTECH’s wholly owned subsidiaries, GTECH Latin America Corporation and GTECH Global Services Corporation would fulfill the contract for five years, which includes a two-year extension option. The lottery is scheduled to be operational by January 2004.
Based on the requirements of the 5-year $70-million contract, GTECH will provide installation and maintenance services of the video lottery central system, VLTs, the communications network; game development and testing; marketing and advertising services; hotline management; field services; and personnel training.
The deal will also supply Trinidad and Tobago’s NLCB/BLB with an Enterprise Series Video Lottery central system, which will monitor the security and integrity of approximately 500 VLTs to be deployed at gaming centers managed by NLCB/BLB.