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PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND (U.S.) – June 30, 2014 – GTECH has signed a two-year agreement with the Westdeutsche Lotterie GmbH & Co. OHG (WestLotto) in Germany. The contract awards GTECH as the primary provider of instant-ticket printing and related services to the Lottery. Under the agreement, GTECH will continue printing instant-tickets for WestLotto. Moreover, GTECH will continue consulting WestLotto in business intelligence, marketing, game planning and strategy, through May 29, 2016.  GTECH has been the primary supplier of instant-ticket printing services to WestLotto since 2010.   

"The German market is very important to GTECH, and we are proud to be a key instant-ticket provider to the largest lottery operator in the country,” said Alan Eland, GTECH Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, North America, who also oversees GTECH’s printing operations. “This contract is a direct result of GTECH’s dedication to supporting the growth of WestLotto’s business over the past four years. We will continue to focus on this market by offering an extensive portfolio of solutions that will help drive the Lottery’s instant-ticket business.”

“Over the past four years, WestLotto has benefited from GTECH’s expertise and support of our instant-ticket team, helping us to build a strong portfolio and increase sales,” said Detlef Nagel, WestLotto Deputy Managing Director. “WestLotto is confident that GTECH will continue to provide superior products and services to support our growth.”

In addition to providing instant-ticket printing services, GTECH has also been WestLotto’s provider of draw-based lottery products and services over the past 10 years.

GTECH S.p.A. is a leading commercial operator and provider of technology in the regulated worldwide gaming markets, delivering best-in-class products and services, with a commitment to the highest levels of integrity, responsibility, and shareholder value creation. The Company is listed on the FTSE MIB at the Milan Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “GTK” and is majority owned by De Agostini S.p.A. In 2013, GTECH had approximately €3.1 billion in revenues and 8,600 employees with operations in approximately 60 countries. For more information, please visit www.gtech.com.