Scientific Games, a partner of the Pennsylvania Lottery, has delivered their congratulations following the 2017-18 financial year reports were disclosed. The state lottery managed to enjoy record sales during the last financial year of $4.2 billion, driven by a listing in Scratch-Off games sales of $2.8 billion. The Lottery was supported by an investment in innovative technology and new products.
Record Setting Year:
For the 2017-18 financial year, the Lottery has been able to provide a record-setting number of wins to gamers. A total of 2.7 billion has been given in prize money, which created $224.1 million in sales commissions. This was a rise of more than $12 million in the last fiscal year.
The hottest financial year in Pennsylvania also marked the 7th year running that the Lottery was able to create more than $1 billion in profits for its senior citizen plans for its nation. The second Scratch-Off game revenue managed to account for the majority of the sales, at 67 percent. The games brought in $2.8 billion in sales, which is 3.6% more than the last financial year.
New Gaming Options:
Fast Play games are new and extremely popular with gamers, earning over $114.4 million during its first full financial year of sales. Keno was just added back in May, and already has observed over $7.6 million in earnings.
Online interactive games were launched via the iLottery this year, starting on May 22nd. Having just been in operation for a couple of brief weeks, the game selection on the internet managed to create just over $20 million.
At a press release…
We’re proud that our partnership with the Pennsylvania Lottery has resulted in one of the top performing lotteries in the world. ”