Scientific Games Shortlisted For A Total Of Five Global Gaming Awards London 2018
Matt Davey Named Finalist for "Chief Executive of the Year", Company Up for Four "Supplier of the Year" Awards
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced the Company is shortlisted in a total of five award categories for the Global Gaming Awards London 2018 to be held February 5, leading into the ICE Totally Gaming and the London Affiliate Conference.
Matt Davey, Scientific Games' new Group Chief Executive, Digital, formerly CEO and founder of NYX Gaming Group Limited, is nominated for the 2018 "Chief Executive of the Year" Award, which recognizes CEOs for their business leadership. Davey recently became a part of the Scientific Games' leadership team through the Company's acquisition of NYX, the industry's leading digital technology provider.
Scientific Games is also nominated for the "Casino Supplier of the Year," which honors the best casino supplier for product and services innovation; "Retail Supplier of the Year," which recognizes gaming suppliers worldwide; "Online Casino Supplier of the Year," honoring innovation and invention in the online casino sector; and OpenBet (now part of Scientific Games through the NYX acquisition) is up for "Online Sports Betting Supplier of the Year," which recognizes online sports betting suppliers.
"It is a great honor to have Matt Davey on our leadership team, and to be recognized among the world's top gaming companies for our commitment to excellence in four 'Supplier of the Year' categories at the Global Gaming Awards London 2018," said Kevin Sheehan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games. "We are extremely proud that our innovation continues to be recognized for being on the leading edge for the gaming and online gaming industry."
The ultimate winners in each category will be selected by a panel of 50 industry- leading judges and announced during an exclusive ceremony Monday, February 5 at London's iconic Hippodrome Casino.
Scientific Games has received more than 95 innovation awards in the last five years. The Company offers a fully integrated portfolio of technology platforms, advanced systems, engaging content and unrivaled professional services for gaming, lottery, digital and sports betting.
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