Scientific Games, Iowa Lottery agree on a new 10-year contract CDC Gaming Reports · April 8, 2020 at 10:19 am Gaming equipment provider Scientific Games secured a new 10-year contract for the Iowa Lottery to provide a new gaming system utilized by the 2,400 retail locations. The Iowa Lottery Authority Board voted 5-0 to award Scientific Games the contract and begin negotiations immediately. The 10-year contract may be extended by the Lottery up to five additional years. The Iowa Lottery plans to flip the switch to the new gaming system in the summer of 2021. As part of the new technology rollout, the Iowa Lottery will upgrade to an advanced gaming system, central communications network, retailer terminals, and player self-service kiosks. Over the last eight years during Scientific Games current contract, the Iowa Lottery experienced an $878 million growth in total retail sales or an average of $109 million in growth per year. Scientific Games also provides instant scratch games to the Iowa Lottery. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games has been the Iowa Lottery’s provider for 18 years. “Scientific Games appreciates the trust the Iowa Lottery has placed in our company and our technology to continue supporting programs that help make Iowa a great place to live,” said Pat McHugh, Lottery Group CEO for Scientific Games. Scientific Games provides games, technology, and services to more than 150 lotteries worldwide, including a majority of the North American lotteries.