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Scientific Games Corporation has announced that Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa (SCML) has selected Scientific Games as the exclusive supplier of instant games to Portuguese players through a new three-year contract.

SCML, a charitable organisation that serves as the operator of the national lottery and retail betting in Portugal, is ranked among the world’s Top 20 performing lotteries globally. The Lottery is the fourth largest instant game operator in Europe with instant games representing approximately $1.9 billion (USD) in annual retail sales. Scientific Games currently supplies its world-leading instant games to 48 European lotteries including Lotterie Nazionali, Italy; Française des Jeux, France; and National Lottery, UK; all Top 20 performers globally.

“We are pleased to award this new instant games contract to Scientific Games. Our long history with the company provides an excellent foundation to continue the responsible growth of SCML instant game entertainment to generate maximum funding benefitting our charitable causes,” Dr. Edmundo Martinho, Provedor da Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, said.

“We are honored to be the primary instant game supplier to Europe’s top four performing lotteries and nine of the top 10 performers globally. Scientific Games is excited to expand our longtime, successful relationship with SCML in Portugal to continue the Lottery’s growth by offering exciting instant game entertainment to Portuguese players while responsibly generating maximum proceeds for the Lottery’s charitable cause,” John Schulz, Senior VP of Instant Products at Scientific Games, said.