Scientific Games AEGIS™ system conversion a success for Puerto Rico

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A gaming system conversion by Scientific Games as part of its eight-year systems contract with Lotería Electroníca has proved successful after just four months.


[dropcap]S[/dropcap]cientific Games has confirmed that it has completed a successful gaming conversion for the Lotería Electrónica de Puerto Rico as part of its eight-year contract with the lottery provider, Lotería Electroníca.

In addition to supplying advanced lottery systems in Puerto Rico, Scientific Games also launched the lottery industry’s first single ticket accounting program for instant games in the U.S. as well as a new retail Keno game.

The Puerto Rico lottery is now powered by Scientific Games’ next generation AEGIS™ gaming system which was integrated after just four months.

Commenting on the successful conversion, Pat McHugh, Senior Vice President, Global Lottery Systems for Scientific Games, said, “Despite challenging economic conditions, Lotería Electrónica has a very strong brand in Puerto Rico and offers players one of the top performing draw game portfolios in the industry. Scientific Games is honored to be a trusted partner in their remarkable success. We appreciate the continued confidence in our games, innovative products, technology and services to maximize profits for Lotería Electrónica and their retailers.”

As part of the systems conversion, Scientific Games implemented a new, comprehensive suite of retail technologies, innovative products and services to support Lotería Electrónica’s growth and the region’s customer trends.

Víctor Pizarro Núñez, Assistant Secretary of the Puerto Rico Lotteries, said, “The system conversion we implemented for Lotería Electrónica de Puerto Rico was part of a long-term strategic growth plan that included integrating our draw and instant game technologies so that our products are more convenient for our retailers to sell, more accessible to our players, and more efficient for the Lotería Electrónica to manage. Scientific Games’ conversion went live with great success, and this is an important step forward to support our growth in the coming years.”