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International Game Technology Extends Relationship With Mississippi Lottery

Louis Fargher

International Game Technology has decided to extend its relationship with Mississippi lottery corporation after agreeing a three-year deal.

International Game Technology Extends Relationship With Mississippi Lottery

International Game Technology, known as IGT, will now continue its relationship with Mississippi Lottery Corporation for the next three years.

This agreement means that IGT Global Solutions Corporation will keep offering its online gaming systems and instant ticket system until December 1st 2029.

As well as this, IGT and Mississippi will work together to create a mobile convenience app, 28 self-service terminals and the renowned Sales Wizard retail automation feature.

Jeff Hewitt, President of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, spoke about the success that has been achieved during the first five-years and what customers can expect during the next three.

He said (Via Mississippi Lottery Corporation): “When launching the Mississippi Lottery in 2019, we relied on IGT’s expertise to guide us in driving player engagement across draw-based and instant ticket games, and in realising our growth targets.

“After almost five very successful years, we continue working with IGT to enhance our operations and deliver quality entertainment to our players.

“The Mississippi Lottery is excited to introduce IGT’s new products for added player convenience and install the Sales Wizard tool so that we can leverage actionable insights to identify incremental lottery retail opportunities.”

IGT’s COO of Global Lottery, Jay Gendron, was also positive about the relationship and how both parties can evolve the current lottery landscape across North America.

He said (Via IGT): “Since the Mississippi Lottery’s inception, IGT has applied our deeply rooted proficiency of industry best practices to help the Lottery continuously exceed its sales objectives, year after year.

“The new solutions that IGT is delivering in Mississippi will provide ultimate convenience for both the Lottery and its players, while also supporting the needs of the evolving lottery landscape.”

Louis Fargher
Louis Fargher

Louis is a news and features writer, specializing in gambling and sports. Louis has contributed different forms of content for professional sports teams, whilst acquiring a degree in journalism in the UK and has years of writing experience within the gambling industry.