|Scientific Games announced today that it has signed a seven-year online lottery contract with Puerto Rico’s Loteria Electronica; a deal said to be worth $66.7 million. The contract includes the installation of 2000 new terminals and a new central system with satellite and radio communication technology, which is scheduled for completion in March 2005.|
'Puerto Rico is an extremely important new market for Scientific Games' online product,' said Scientific Games Chairman and CEO Lorne Weil. 'We are confident that Loteria Electronica will benefit from the introduction of our newest instant online games, as well as our dedication to reliable service. We are very excited about the opportunity to partner with the lottery to create substantially more growth for its beneficiaries.'
Lcda. Teresita Carrion Geigel, Director of Loteria Electronica said, 'We are very pleased to partner with Scientific Games, a company that has proven itself as a leader in the online lottery industry. We are looking forward to seeing the results of putting their innovative new products and services to work for our customers.'