International Game Technology PLC announced that its subsidiary IGT Global Services Limited (IGT), in consortium with BOLDT Gaming S.A., Consorcio GTECH Boldt Gaming, will continue operating and providing lottery technology to La Junta de Protección Social (JPS) in Costa Rica, via a new contract extension through August 2024.
“JPS, along with IGT and its consortium, offers exciting lottery draw games that engage our players and generate significant profits for Costa Rica’s social causes, helping to fulfill the Lottery’s mission. Through this contract extension, IGT will help us continue building on our positive impact in the community while we enhance the scope of our entertainment offerings to players,” Esmeralda Britton González, President of the Board of Directors of Junta de Protección Social, said.
“As the world’s largest lottery operator, IGT works closely with its consortium and JPS to manage the Lottery’s commercial initiatives and promotional activities. In 2022, these IGT-led activities solidified a dynamic year for JPS as it achieved double-digit sales growth. These strong lottery sales positively impact the Costa Rican economy by supporting 1,800 independent retailers and funding more than 500 social programs throughout the country,” said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Global Lottery.