LAS VEGAS, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") has been changed to a virtual meeting format due to public meeting restrictions and continued health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time), but stockholders will only be able to access the Annual Meeting virtually. The Company has designed the format of the virtual Annual Meeting to ensure that stockholders are afforded the same rights and opportunities to participate as they would at an in-person meeting, using online tools to ensure stockholder access and participation. More information about the online Annual Meeting is provided below.
Access to the Virtual Meeting. The virtual meeting will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time). Online access to the virtual meeting will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the Annual Meeting to allow time for attendees to log in and test their device's audio system.
Submitting Questions. Questions may be submitted during registration.
Voting Prior to or at the Annual Meeting. An online portal is available to stockholders at www.proxyvote.com where stockholders of record as of the record date can view and download our proxy materials and 2019 Annual Report and vote their shares in advance of the Annual Meeting. Stockholders of record as of the record date may vote their shares during the Annual Meeting (up until the closing of the polls) by following the instructions provided during the meeting.
Technical Assistance. Technical assistance is available by e-mailing [email protected] or dialing the toll-free number 1-866-612-8937.
Whether or not you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, the Company urges stockholders of record as of the record date to vote and submit their proxy in advance of the meeting using one of the methods described in the proxy materials. The proxy card or voting instruction form included with previously distributed proxy materials will not be updated to reflect the change in format of the meeting. Stockholders are encouraged to read the Company's proxy statement carefully. All information included in the proxy statement remains unchanged except with respect to the matters set forth herein.
About Scientific Games Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. Scientific Games offers the gaming industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. For more information, please visit scientificgames.com.
Forward-Looking Statements In this press release, Scientific Games makes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as "will," "may," and "should." These statements are based upon management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of timing, future results or performance. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated in these statements due to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors, including those factors described in our filings with the SEC, including Scientific Games' current reports on Form 8-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 18, 2020 (including under the headings "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors"). Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and, except for Scientific Games' ongoing obligations under the U.S. federal securities laws, Scientific Games undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.