PROVIDENCE – GTECH S.p.A. has extended its agreement with the West Virginia Lottery for an additional two-years beginning June 28, 2014, the gaming technology company announced last week.
Following the renewal of the contract, GTECH will receive approximately $20 million to provide additional self-service products to the lottery and continue the operation and maintenance of the lottery’s existing systems and terminals. GTECH has been the lottery technology and services provider in West Virginia since 2009.
“Over the past five years, we have established a strong working relationship and foundation with the West Virginia Lottery,” said GTECH Americas President and CEO Jaymin B. Patel in a statement. “As we enter into this extension, we are committed to build upon that foundation and assist the lottery in increasing its sales and returns to the state to aid education, senior citizens and tourism.”
GTECH will continue to operate from its primary data center in Charleston, with a backup data center in Whitehall, and will provide field services, hotline management, and instant-ticket telemarketing, warehousing and distribution, the company said.