Scientific Games builds on deal with Hungarian Lottery

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Scientific Games builds on deal with Hungarian Lottery

Scientific Games has announced it will continue working with the Hungarian Lottery Szerencsejáték.

The company will continue to launch more iLottery games with the lottery and is set to offer more eInstant games, thus expanding its global footprint, as it now works with nearly 30 international lotteries.

The Hungarian Lottery has reported an increase of 58% in digital sales since working with Scientific Games from 2018 to 2020. The company also provides the lottery with a sports betting program, central gaming system and retail technology.

Director of game development and strategy at Szerencsejáték, Gergely Koppány said: “Scientific Games is an important partner in our modernisation efforts. The launch of our eInstant program last year has contributed to year-over-year growth. Our players are enjoying all of the new eInstant games, and we look forward to offering additional games throughout 2021 as part of our future sustainability and growth.”

Christian Kometer, managing director of international lottery systems at Scientific Games, added: “We are excited to support Szerencsejáték’s modernization and financial goals with the continued launch of digital lottery games. Hungary is a great example out our retail and digital technologies successfully serving all game verticals including sports. Our agile gaming system and digital platform make it easy to continue adding a wide variety of new game entertainment for player enjoyment.”

In a statement, Scientific Games mentioned that it wants to modernize the global lottery industry by providing digital lottery entertainment and technology, which it hopes can provide players access to games and protect the industry during an “unplanned crisis such as the pandemic”.