LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that the Company won Best Casino Platform Supplier at the 2018 EGR North America Awards, and received Honorary Commendation for Best Payments Company. The EGR North America Awards celebrate leading operators and service providers who have shown outstanding performance and innovation in the last 12 months. The winners were announced yesterday at an awards ceremony held at the Le Meridien in Philadelphia.
"We're honored that SG Digital was recognized as the Best Casino Platform Supplier of the Year and SG Lottery's cashless solution received the Honorary Commendation for the Best Payment Company at the 2018 EGR North America Awards," said Barry Cottle, President and CEO, Scientific Games. "We take great pride in using the most advanced technology in the industry to create the world's best gaming entertainment experiences. These recognitions from the industry are a testament to the incredible innovation and collaboration happening every day with our talented Scientific Games teams to help our customers achieve their goals."
The Best Casino Platform Supplier win for Scientific Games underpins the strength and success of the Company's new Digital division. Scientific Games' Open Gaming System (OGS) and Open Platform System (OPS) solutions bring customers to the forefront of the digital gaming landscape by offering unparalleled online technology and a library of 2,000+ games.
Scientific Games received Honorary Commendation for Best Payments Company for its cashless lottery solution. In 2017, the Company expanded its pilot program with the Pennsylvania Lottery to accept debit card payments – for the very first time in the U.S. – offering players a Payment Card Industry (PCI)-certified way to purchase their favorite lottery games in retail stores using technology directly integrated with the Lottery's central gaming system. By expanding payment options to include debit cards, the solution provides access to new players who may not carry cash and offers more convenience to existing players.
About Scientific Games Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. The company is #1 in technology-based gaming systems, digital real-money gaming and sports betting platforms, casino table games and utility products and lottery instant games, and a leading provider of games, systems and services for casino, lottery and social gaming. 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 www.scientificgames.com
Company Contacts Lottery Communications: Therese Minella, APR (770) 825-4219
Investor Relations: Michael Quartieri (702) 532-7658
Corporate Communications: Susan Cartwright (702) 532-7981
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 and uncertainties and other factors, including those factors described in our filings with the SEC, including the Company's 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 March 1, 2018 (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.