LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Cash Access, Inc. ("GCA"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCA) and a global provider of innovative cash access, cash handling and online payment solutions for gaming establishments and operators, announced today it has signed an agreement with Scientific Games International, Inc. to provide payment services and integrated digital wallet functionality for its U.S. based internet lottery clients. Building upon more than a decade of interactive experience serving lotteries worldwide, Scientific Games offers Sciplay™, a series of highly secure, interactive lottery and gaming products. The Sciplay platform allows players to experience interactive gaming anytime, anywhere as allowed by all applicable laws, rules and regulations. This scalable, flexible platform is built on open architecture with easy integration of third-party game content and products. GCA's interactive solutions will integrate seamlessly with Scientific Games' Sciplay platform, offering a feature rich wallet individually branded for each state's lottery. "We are looking forward to a mutually prosperous partnership with GCA. GCA's products provide us with the security and scalability we need as we continue to provide additional services to our clients, as more U.S. lotteries add interactive lottery and gaming elements," said Steve Beason, Enterprise Chief Technology Officer of Scientific Games. "GCA is excited that Scientific Games has chosen our interactive suite of products to serve their needs for iLottery. I am confident that our combined solutions and shared vision for the interactive business will deliver a great product to customers," said David Lopez, President and Chief Executive Officer of GCA. GCA's interactive solutions offer internet gaming and lottery providers a simple and flexible payment wall built specifically for internet gaming using traditional and alternative payment methods as well as a customizable, digital wallet that allows players to load, store, exchange and withdraw traditional and virtual currencies for their gaming activity.