A unit of
signed a five-year contract to provide software support to Westdeutsche Lotterie, the operator of online and instant-ticket lottery games in the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen.
In addition to software support and enhancements, Gtech will also act as general contractor for hardware maintenance. Gtech expects the contract to generate revenue of roughly $16 million over the five-year period.
Shares of Gtech, a provider of gaming technology based in West Greenwich, R.I., were down 76 cents to $28.64.