LAS VEGAS, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") took the highest honors in the 2016 Gaming & Technology Awards, winning gold in the "Best Slot Product" category for its SPACE INVADERS skill-based slot game and in the "Best Table Game Product or Innovation" category for its PRIZM Game Table.
Scientific Games is the only company to win two awards in the 16th Annual Gaming & Technology Awards, which are sponsored by Global Gaming Business magazine and judged by an accomplished panel of industry experts. These awards are among the casino industry's most prestigious honors for technology, products and services that enhance the gaming experience.
Scientific Games' Group Chief Executive, Gaming, Derik Mooberry said, "These top honors for best slot game and best table game product or innovation are a tribute to our talented innovation teams across the globe. Both SPACE INVADERS and the PRIZM Game Table reflect our unwavering commitment to develop industry-altering 'firsts' for our customers, helping to drive casino revenue and create exciting and engaging new experiences for players."
In the "Best Slot Product" category, the judges selected Scientific Games' SPACE INVADERS skill-based slot game for the top honor. SPACE INVADERS is a new style of slot game that combines classic arcade fun with slot entertainment and skill-based play.
In the "Best Table Game Product or Innovation" category, the PRIZM Game Table took the top honor. An industry-first in slot cabinet design, the pioneering social gaming table features a 65-inch 4K display that serves as both the player interface and as a table with seating for four.
Created with the Millennial in mind, PRIZM Game Table can be placed on the casino floor or in a lounge setting for community-style play and unparalleled social interaction, and supports both slot and electronic table content.
Scientific Games is introducing PRIZM Game Table with Lightning Launch™ Roulette, an exciting new twist to a player favorite. Players launch their ball into the wheel to determine their base game winnings. Optional bonus chip wagers add a community, anticipatory element, offering players the chance to win exciting prizes and jackpots based on both the result of their ball's spin as well as those of the other three players.
SPACE INVADERS and the PRIZM Game Table will be on display September 27-29 in the Company's G2E booth, No. 1126 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and shufflers; instant and draw-based lottery games; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit ScientificGames.com.
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