cientific Games was chosen in an open and competitive procurement process and revenue to Scientific Games will be based on a percentage of retail sales. "We have worked closely with the Kentucky Lottery since its inception in 1989 and we are proud to remain partners," said Michael R. Chambrello, President and CEO of Scientific Games. "For over two decades, the Kentucky Lottery has successfully grown its instant ticket sales, which has contributed significantly to college scholarship, grant and overall higher education funding in the Commonwealth. We look forward to building on this success."
"Scientific Games has helped the Kentucky Lottery to achieve record instant ticket sales every year since 2002 to the point where instant tickets now generate 60% of our lottery's total retail sales," said Arch Gleason, President and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery. "We are pleased to continue our relationship with Scientific Games, and look to grow our instant ticket sales so we can continue to provide college scholarships and grants to our state's best, brightest and most-deserving students."
In fiscal year 2009, the Kentucky Lottery generated over us$ 800 million in retail sales and contributed over us$ 200 million to the Commonwealth.