International Game Technology (IGT) has announced the extension of its contract with the South Dakota Lottery until 2031. The extension will allow IGT to provide its Scan and Redeem solution, offering South Dakota Lottery players a more convenient way to redeem winnings ranging from $101 to $5,000.
The Scan and Redeem solution is expected to provide enhanced options for South Dakota Lottery players, offering a more efficient means of claiming their winnings. With it, players can scan a draw-based or instant scratch ticket and redeem winnings directly into their linked bank account, via automated clearing house (ACH) transfer.
Norm Lingle, Executive Director of the South Dakota Lottery, stated: “IGT has been our trusted growth partner for nearly 15 years, and we are pleased to extend this successful partnership for five more years, providing more convenient lottery solutions to our players.”
“By introducing IGT’s Scan and Redeem functionality, South Dakota Lottery offers players the opportunity to have expanded options to receive their winnings, rather than needing to drive several hours to a redemption center or wait for checks to be delivered in the mail.”
Jay Gendron, IGT's Chief Operating Officer for Global Lottery
Jay Gendron, IGT’s Chief Operating Officer for Global Lottery, emphasized the security and reliability of IGT’s lottery technology, stating: “Our lottery technology is backed by decades of lottery industry leadership and incorporates the most secure, reliable, and responsible functionality.”
“IGT’s Scan and Redeem component offers enhanced player options to better accommodate the South Dakota Lottery and its players. Over the course of this extension, we are confident that the Lottery will continue to benefit from our advanced solutions, resulting in increased funds for the State’s good causes.”
IGT serves as the primary technology provider for 25 lotteries in the United States. The company also holds contracts with eight of the world’s largest 10 lotteries and 16 of the world’s top 25 lotteries.