IGT inks seven-year contract with the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission CDC Gaming Reports · April 20, 2021 at 4:01 pm International Game Technology announced today that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation, was awarded a long-term contract by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission to upgrade the video lottery central system that connects more than 11,500 video lottery terminals (VLTs) and electronic table games (ETGs) across the state’s six casinos. The contract runs through September 2028 and includes the option to extend for up to an additional four years. IGT will install its INTELLIGEN video lottery central system software that supports the volume, complexity and security of monitoring and controlling every VLT and ETG in Maryland. The upgrade features site controllers that will maintain network diagnostics and communications among all gaming machines and provide advanced business intelligence tools for day-to-day operations management and reporting, and new disaster-recovery technology. “IGT has been the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission’s trusted partner and the sole provider of its VLT systems since the State’s first casino opened in 2010, said Nick Khin, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Gaming. “IGT’s INTELLIGEN system enables the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission to employ advanced tools and technology that are integral to the ongoing success of the VLT program.” IGT deploys its INTELLIGEN systems worldwide, connecting a wide range of VLTs in a variety of gaming environments. The software is built on IGT’s more than 25 years of central systems experience and offers stable, secure command and control capabilities.