Scientific Games gets Kazakhstan lottery contract

Scientific Games said it has a 15-year contract to supply all games, technology and services to the newly launched National Lottery of Kazakhstan.

The lottery is operated by JSC Satty Zhuldyz and offers “instant “scratch” games and draw games, including numbers and Keno, through a network of approximately 3,000 retailers in Kazakhstan.

The central Asian nation is the world’s 9th largest country in geographic size and the region’s economic powerhouse generating 60 percent of central Asia’s GDP.

“We are honored to be the exclusive lottery supplier in this important mission. Our expertise launching lotteries in many countries around the world, and our ability to deliver global best practices in the Republic of Kazakhstan, will have an immediate and positive impact on the National Lottery’s performance, security and overall success for the citizens and government of Kazakhstan,” said Jim Kennedy, group CEO Lottery, for Scientific Games.

The lottery is expected to generate revenue to support the Kazakhstan Ministry of Sports and Culture, including the Kazakhstan Olympic team.