With the continuation of the contract, IGT will continue supplying the IGT PlaySports services in conjunction with its companion, William Hill US, and provide the tech solutions for the lottery’s sports wagering services, which will be available through the Sportsbook Rhode Island application.
Rhode Island Lottery chief, Mark Furcolo, uttered:
I am thrilled to have renewed this companionship between us, IGT, and William Hill, which has resulted in a successful deal. IGT is a tier one technology provider, moreover with William Hill’s expertise in operating we will have a key factor in this partnership’s success. IGT significantly contributed into the development of the mobile application, as well as betting platform. This will give us an opportunity to generate maximum profit, moreover, place a competitive position in this highly active industry.
IGT’s President of Sports Betting, Joe Asher, expressed his appreciation in the name of IGT, stating that they are delighted to contribute to the burgeoning of the Rhode Island Lottery.
Rhode Island boasts a passionate and dedicated fanbase who fervently support their New England–based teams. The improvements that IGT has implemented on the Lottery’s sports betting platform and application will available the lottery operator to offer audiences a seamless and user–friendly practice, while also generating significant profit to support the Lottery’s ongoing efforts to fund charitable affairs.
This agreement, which has a 20–year force, serves to reinforce the cooperation between this duo. IGT will be the main provider of lottery, iLottery, video lottery, and other solutions.