he company was selected following a competitive procurement process, as previously announced on October 28, 2010. Revenue to Scientific Games is based on a price per thousand instant tickets.
"The Colorado Lottery holds its instant tickets to the highest standards of integrity, entertainment and efficiency. Scientific Games has been our vendor since 1983 and they have demonstrated time and again their commitment to innovative design and printing technologies, while providing best-in-class security and customer service," said Abel Tapia, Director of the Colorado Lottery.
"We have a strong relationship with the Colorado Lottery and we are pleased to once again be their instant ticket primary vendor," commented Jim Trask, President of the Printed Products Group for Scientific Games Corporation. "We believe our unmatched level of critical support services and value-added offerings will help the Lottery achieve its sales goals and drive returns for the State's environmental and recreational efforts."
In fiscal year 2010, the Colorado Lottery generated US$ 501.2 million in retail sales, of which US$ 328.1 million were derived from instant ticket game sales. The Lottery returned US$ 112.9 million to the state to support open space conservation, wildlife protection, trail construction and other recreational efforts.