Investor Conference Call: Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Scientific Games Group Chief Executive of Gaming Derik Mooberry said, "Our extensive, integrated systems solutions will deliver a single view of the player, centralized management, and offer exciting new ways to attract, reward, and engage players while streamlining operations at Angel of the Winds Casino.
“We’re proud of our many accomplishments and look forward to continuing the success of the Lottery as we generate revenue to educate the next 100,000 students,” said David Barden, New Mexico Lottery chief executive officer.
“Our 10th year is shaping up to be another record-breaking year,” said Alice Garland, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery. “We know we are going to surpass our goal for the year. The question now is how far beyond $529 million will our earnings go. Every one of those extra dollars will help make a difference for education in North Carolina.”
“Through our agreement with Paradise, IGT is now uniquely positioned to capitalize on live and fully electronic table game opportunities in gaming jurisdictions around the world,” said Victor Duarte, IGT Global Chief Product Officer, Gaming. “This pivotal expansion of our product portfolio empowers IGT to innovate in a new and growing segment while offering our customers an even broader range of best-in-class gaming solutions.”
“On all metrics, the New York Lottery continues to be the most profitable lottery on the continent and underscores the success of New York’s smart gaming policies,” said Commission Executive Director Robert Williams. “This is great news for taxpayers and students across the state, as it provides New Yorkers a fun and exciting way to give back to their communities.”
“Our customers are aging, and in order to maintain our business, we need to be more attractive to a younger demographic who are accustomed to conducting a majority of their retail purchases online,” Arch Gleason, president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery, said in a news release. “This group is very mobile, and they expect brands to be accessible online and on their devices. We’re delivering what they want.” Kentucky Lottery officials said they have set controls designed by the National Council on Problem Gambling that safeguard players. Among them is a maximum deposit by a player of $500 a week and $1,000 a month. There also is a “play clock” visible on the screen, so players can see how long they have been playing at all times.
"Every new game the Florida Lottery releases is done with our players in mind, and based on these tremendous sales figures, I think we nailed it with this WHEEL OF FORTUNE Scratch-Off game," said Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie. "When we release a game as successful as WHEEL OF FORTUNE, it's not only a win for the Lottery, but more importantly, it's a win for education."