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IGT Inks Deal For Online Lottery Gambling In Connecticut

Multi-State Jackpot Games To Be Available On App


International Game Technology announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation, has signed an eight-year contract with the Connecticut Lottery Corporation for online lottery gambling.

The Las Vegas-based IGT said it will enable the Connecticut Lottery to sell keno and draw-based lottery games for the first time via a new website and mobile app developed by IGT.

The contract is expected to run through May 2031 and includes four years of possible extension options. The iLottery gaming system is anticipated to launch in the late fall of 2023.

Other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The CLC recognizes that today’s lottery player is looking for convenient and modern options to play their favorite games, and IGT’s iLottery system will allow us to offer our players the same great experiences they receive at retail in a responsible, digital format,” said Gregory Smith, Connecticut Lottery Corporation President & CEO.

Players will be able to purchase keno, multi-state jackpot games and Connecticut draw-based lottery games such as Lotto!, Cash5, Play3 with Wild Ball, and Play4, all on the mobile app.

IGT has a proven track record of delivering growth-driving solutions to our global lottery customers, and we are excited to build upon this momentum by introducing iLottery to the CLC’s players,” said Srini Nedunuri, IGT Senior Vice President, Global iLottery. “Our iLottery technology is backed by decades-long industry leadership. We will partner closely with the CLC over the next eight years to develop a world-class iLottery program and help to generate maximum funds.”

IGT is the primary technology provider to 25 lotteries in the U.S., eight of the world’s largest 10 lotteries and 16 of the world’s top 25 lotteries. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees.

In fiscal year 2022, Connecticut Lottery gamblers won more than $910 million in prize money. Since the Connecticut Lottery began in 1972, its contributions to the state’s General Fund have exceeded $11 billion.

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