Black Diamond® and Double Black Diamond™ Win "Top Performing" Mechanical Reel Awards; Everi Again Named "Most Improved Supplier"

LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI) ("Everi" or "the Company"), a premier provider of land-based and digital casino gaming content and products, financial technology, and player loyalty solutions, announced today that the Company won three awards at the fourth annual EKG Slot Awards.

The EKG Slot Awards recognize excellence in land-based and interactive slot machine game development. For the third consecutive year, Everi won the award for "Most Improved Supplier – Core." In addition, Black Diamond® was recognized as the "Top Performing Core Mechanical Reel Game" and Double Black Diamond™ was recognized as the "Top Performing New Mechanical Reel Core Game." This represents Everi's second win in the "Top Performing New Mechanical Reel Core Game" category, with Cash Machine™ receiving the same honor in 2019.

"We are deeply honored to be recognized as a top slot machine supplier by our casino operator customers. These wins were made possible by the hard work and tireless effort from multiple departments across the Everi team," said Dean Ehrlich, Everi Executive Vice President and Games Business Leader. "We will continue to build upon our success in both the video and mechanical reel segments, and are planning for the development of even more engaging player experiences and award-worthy products in the coming years. The entire Everi team thanks Eilers & Krejcik Gaming for highlighting and recognizing the performance of our compelling gaming content."

EKG Slot Award winners are determined through a data-driven process, combined with input from a distinguished industry advisory board, and official voting from over 100 qualified slot directors. These slot directors represent over 300 casinos that operate roughly 300,000 slot machines across the U.S. and Canada.