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Loto Catalunya Awards Contract to Scientific Games, Indra

28 Apr 2005

SPAIN – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced that Loto Catalunya has awarded Scientific Games and Indra (IBEX-35: IDR) the contract to provide full lottery facilities management services for the autonomous region of Catalonia in Spain for both online and instant lottery products and services. Scientific Games' portion of the award is valued at $37.3 million over the initial term of eight years and commences October 22, 2005. The contract also contains an option for a two-year extension.

Loto Catalunya, recorded total lottery sales of euro 71 million or approximately $92 million in calendar 2004.

Under the new agreement, which was secured through a competitive bid that included four other bidders, Scientific Games and Indra will provide Loto Catalunya with 2,500 EXTREMA online lottery terminals, a state of the art AEGIS® central system, the printing and design of instant lottery tickets, complete online lottery services, warehousing and distribution, as well as marketing services.

"We are very pleased at the prospect of working with Indra and Loto Catalunya," said Lorne Weil, chairman and CEO of Scientific Games Corporation. "This full facilities management contract where we are responsible for the operation of the entire lottery, both online and instant tickets, is a terrific opportunity to help the Lottery increase sales and profits. By working so closely with one of the largest technology partners in the region, Indra, and by implementing the entire array of best practices we have developed over thirty years of service to lotteries worldwide, we expect that this project should be quite successful."

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