WHAT: Las Vegas resident and the third-highest winning Jeopardy! contestant of all time, James Holzhauer (also known as “Jeopardy James”), will challenge G2E attendees in Jeopardy!, three questions at a time. Participants will play for bragging rights and Jeopardy! Slots-themed giveaways. Each contestant will stand behind an iconic Jeopardy! podium and have an opportunity to pose for pictures with the game show legend.

WHY: G2E will be the global trade show debut for two Jeopardy!-themed IGT slot machines.


WHEN: Tuesday – October 15, 2019

Media invited 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.; appearance will run until 3:00 p.m.
IGT will say a few words and welcome guests at approximately 1:00 p.m.


WHERE: IGT’s booth 3659 at the Global Gaming Expo (”G2E”)
Sands Expo -- 201 Sands Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169


About IGT’s Jeopardy! Slots

G2E will be the global trade show debut for Jeopardy! slots from IGT. Housed on both the CrystalDual + Stepper cabinet or the towering MegaTower™ Universal cabinet that stands 11-feet tall, the games capture the most iconic elements of the gamed TV game show. Both games include Single, Double and Final Jeopardy! bonus experiences, and the popular Jeopardy board, including Daily Doubles. The three-reel mechanical reel slot game leverages IGT’s player-favorite Triple Double Diamond base game. The games feature voiceover clips from legendary TV announcer Johnny Gilbert.

About Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer

Nickname “Jeopardy James”
Las Vegas resident
Known for his 32-game winning streak as a Jeopardy! champion
Won more than $2.4 million in his 33 quiz show appearances
Fourth-highest earning American game show contestant of all time

About IGT

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

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James will not be doing media interviews, however an IGT representative will be available for comment.

Media Contact:

Michelle Schenk – IGT

702.267.8263 michelle.schenk@igt.com

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") and Nederlandse Loterij expanded their partnership to bring the Dutch Lottery's players a full digital sports betting solution.

The expanded sports partnership will advance sports offering with the launch of OpenSports, the Company's end-to-end sports betting solution. OpenSports will be accessible to Dutch bettors across mobile and desktop. Building upon the foundation of the OpenSports technology platform, Nederlandse Loterij will receive the Company's OpenTrade managed trading services for non-Dutch sports.

The largest gaming company in the Netherlands, Nederlandse Loterij was created in 2016 via the merger of De Lotto and the Dutch State Lottery under the control of the Dutch Ministry of Finance and proceeds are dedicated to the benefit of Sports and local charitable institutions. Scientific Games currently provides Nederlandse Loterij with the OpenPlatform player account technology, as well as lottery instant games.

Sam Deporteere, Business Director Sportsbook for Nederlandse Loterij, said, "We're excited to offer our players a seamlessly connected online sportsbook that keeps quality and stability top-of-mind. Expanding our partnership with Scientific Games will help us gain new players and keep our existing bettors engaged."

Currently, the Company serves more than 30 lotteries with sports betting solutions in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia, most recently launching sports betting in Turkey, one of the world's largest sports markets.

Keith O'Loughlin, SVP Sportsbook and Platforms, Digital for Scientific Games, said, "Our OpenSports solution is a natural fit for Nederlandse Loterij. We recognize the importance of transitioning from a sports technology provider to a full-service, end-to-end sportsbook partner. Teams across Scientific Games have re-engineered the full product suite by putting the player at the heart of our decision making. Sports betting is currently positioned at the core of global growth for the lottery and gaming industry, and we'll be providing NLO advanced innovation to fuel their ongoing success in the Netherlands."

OpenSports provides customers with one of the world's most robust betting engines via OpenBet™; the player account technology OpenPlatform; risk and trading through OpenTrade; turnkey front-ends through OpenEngage; and marketing services through the Company's dedicated OpenAccelerate product.

Scientific Games provides game entertainment, technology and solutions to 150 lotteries in 50 countries worldwide.

© 2019 Scientific Games Corporation. All rights reserved.

Aruze Gaming America, Inc. (“Aruze” or the “company”), announces that the Gaming Control Board of Pennsylvania has approved the company’s gaming application. This licensure allows the Las Vegas-based game manufacturer to provide its Class III gambling equipment across the Pennsylvania commercial market.

“We are pleased to announce the receipt of our license by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board,” stated Aruze Gaming America President, Rob Ziems. “Acquiring this license marks an important milestone in our business plan and furthers our strategy to provide our clients with innovative products that ignite fun and exciting experiences for players.”

These innovative products include the award-winning Muso Triple-27 cabinet, a top performer on a leading industry report for the past 7 months. The Muso cabinet family also includes the Muso Curve-43 and Muso Limited. Aruze additionally offers electronic table games such as the player-favorite Shoot to Win Craps and the new Lucky Roulette. Given the current strong product performance, Aruze is excited to provide more game options to and proudly service the Pennsylvania market as soon as product approvals are complete.

Josh Collins, Vice-President of Sales, stated “Our team is excited to enter the Pennsylvania market and we look forward to continuing to build great partnerships with the amazing operators in Pennsylvania. Our product portfolio will provide the new, fresh content for their gaming floors that have been proven as top performers in a multitude of jurisdictions across the world.”

Operators interested in obtaining information about Aruze products should contact the company’s Eastern Regional Sales Director, Nathaniel Holt at Nathaniel.holt@aruze-gaming.com or the Regional Account Executive, Marek Pluta at Marek.Pluta@aruze-gaming.com.

Additional information on Aruze products can be found at www.aruzegaming.com.

About Aruze Gaming
Aruze Gaming America, Inc. and Aruze Gaming (Hong Kong) Ltd. (“Aruze” or the “company”), is a global games leader that has delivered decades of innovative gaming entertainment and value. Aruze operates in around 40 countries and is licensed in nearly 200 gaming jurisdictions. The company's mission is to convert universally entertaining and creative ideas into reality through innovative technology and to provide excitement, fun, and surprise to all consumers who interact with an Aruze game. For further information, visit the company's website at http://www.aruzegaming.com.

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristocrat, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will premiere the new Crazy Rich Asians™ Slot Game at next week's Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. The game will launch a completely new cabinet which Aristocrat will unveil in booth #1133 at the show.

"We have enjoyed a tremendous partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, bringing premium licensed titles to our customers and their players around the world. Now we are excited to introduce this new license as the launch title for our new, game-changing cabinet," said Jon Hanlin, vice president of commercial strategy, gaming operations.

The Crazy Rich Asians slot game will be a heavily themed game featuring sights and sounds from and inspired by the contemporary romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians, the 2018 blockbuster hit from Warner Bros. Pictures, directed by Jon M. Chu from the acclaimed bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan and featuring an international, all-Asian ensemble cast.

Aristocrat's portfolio includes several other Warner Bros. Consumer Products licensed titles such as Mad Max: Fury Road™, Westworld™, The Big Bang Theory™, A Christmas Story™, and many others.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio's powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, the Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division's successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

About Aristocrat Technologies Inc.
Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL), a global games leader with more than 6,000 employees. The company is licensed in approximately 300 gaming jurisdictions, operates in more than 90 countries, and offers a unique blend products and services. The company is the leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of Class III games as well as Class II Innovations for Native American casinos and emerging markets. The company's mission is to bring joy to life through the power of play. Its values are rooted in creativity and technology, and the company has a rich history of innovation that has shaped the gaming industry over many decades. For further information, visit the company's website at www.aristocrat-us.com.

CRAZY RICH ASIANS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19)
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19)
WESTWORLD and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19)
THE BIG BANG THEORY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19)
A CHRISTMAS STORY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s19)

Media Contact:
Paul Speirs-Hernandez
Steinbeck Communications
paul@steinbeckcommunications.com 

Meghan Speranzo
Director of Marketing Communications, Aristocrat
Meghan.Speranzo@aristocrat.com 

SOURCE Aristocrat Technologies Inc.

With immediate effect, Robert van Roosendaal (48) has been appointed as the new NOVOMATIC Key Account Director for Germany, BENELUX, Iceland, Portugal & France. Robert van Roosendaal is a gaming industry expert with many years of sales experience.

In line with the internal restructuring process and the continued expansion of market leadership in key European casino markets, Robert van Roosendaal is now responsible for the distribution of the complete portfolio of casino products in Germany, Iceland, Portugal, the BENELUX countries and France. He reports into Jens Einhaus, VP International Sales, Europe & The Americas.

“With Robert van Roosendaal we have been able to assign this key position – especially in the German and French casino markets – to an expert with extensive sales experience as well as excellent market and product knowledge,” says Jens Einhaus.

Robert van Roosendaal joined NOVOMATIC AG in 2016. After a number of sales-related projects, he was most recently Senior Manager Global Sales for Emerging Markets. Prior to joining NOVOMATIC, he held senior sales positions with renowned manufacturers in the casino industry. Robert van Roosendaal is married, with three children and lives with his family in Hilversum, the Netherlands.

About NOVOMATIC

The NOVOMATIC Group is one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies and employs more than 30,000 staff worldwide. Founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980, the Group has locations in more than 50 countries and exports high-tech electronic gaming equipment and solutions to more than 70 countries. The Group operates around 255,000 gaming terminals and video lottery terminals (VLTs) in its some 2,100 plus gaming operations as well as via rental concepts.

Through its numerous international subsidiaries, the NOVOMATIC Group is fully active in all segments of the gaming industry and thus offers a diversified Omni-channel product portfolio to its partners and clients around the world. This product range includes land based gaming products and services, management systems and cash management, online/mobile and social gaming solutions as well as lottery and sports betting solutions together with a range of sophisticated ancillary products and services.

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or "SG") has unveiled OpenGaming, the end-to-end digital ecosystem for operators looking to provide a new wave of immersive gaming experiences for their players through one seamless integration.

The OpenGaming ecosystem is home to trusted content aggregation technology, a robust player account management platform, 2500+ games from a global network of in-house and third-party game studios and innovation-rich features across jackpots, free-rounds, tournaments and peer-to-peer gaming. Scientific Games' Open Gaming System (OGS) already offers two-sided network scale and reliability with rich content at one end and world-class operators and players at the other. OpenPlatform (OPS) rounds out the technology with top-tier player management solutions. OpenGaming looks to the future as one ecosystem with immersive game content that's powered by dynamically integrated features and imaginative player experiences.

Jordan Levin, Group Chief Executive of SG Digital, said, "Our vision is to change the way people think about player experiences through interaction-rich platform features seamlessly stitched into ground-breaking games. OpenGaming takes our passion for great games and builds in layers of multi-studio features to drive a new revolution for our industry. It kicks open the door to the future of interactive gaming in our industry."

Dylan Slaney, SG Digital's SVP Gaming commented, "When we talk to players, they tell us we're competing for their time alongside other aggregation platforms in the media, mobile, and console gaming worlds. With the launch of OpenGaming, which now includes our award-winning OGS content aggregation platform, our OpenPlatform (OPS) player account management system, and our unparalleled library of world-class multi-studio content, our teams and partners have risen to the industry's challenge and created a breakthrough entertainment ecosystem."

© 2019 Scientific Games Corporation. All rights reserved.

About Scientific Games
Scientific Games is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, 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.

Scientific Games Contacts:

Corporate Communications:
Scientific Games: Susan Cartwright +1 702-532-7981
Vice President, Corporate Communications
susan.cartwright@scientificgames.com

Investor Relations:
Scientific Games: Michael Quartieri +1 702-532-7658
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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 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 28, 2019 (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.

SOURCE Scientific Games Corporation

LONDON, U.K. – Oct. 9, 2019 – International Game Technology PLC (IGT) (NYSE:IGT) announced today that Dan Farnon, IGT Director of Strategic Accounts, has been honored with an Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 under 40 Award from The Innovation Group and Global Gaming Business magazine. Farnon will be recognized at a reception on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in conjunction with the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 under 40 Award recognizes gaming industry professionals who embody leadership and have contributed above and beyond expectations in their organizations and across the industry. Farnon was recognized for his accomplishments across finance, operations, sales, marketing, and P&L
management.

“Dan’s award is based on the exceptional strength of his achievements with IGT over the past eight years,” said Nick Khin, IGT Chief Commercial Officer. “We’re proud to join the industry in celebrating his outstanding ability to build relationships, foster partnerships, and provide exceptional value to our strategic customers, ensuring that IGT delivers outstanding player experiences.”

Dan is responsible for leading strategic relationships with some of IGT’s largest customers across the entire business, and he has consistently driven growth year over year. Prior to this role, he held numerous leadership positions in the Company, such as Director of Strategic Business Development, where he was responsible for P&L leading inside sales, business development, and casino operations. He began his career in gaming nearly eight years ago when he joined IGT as a Financial Analysis Manager for EMEA.

Dan recently completed a highly competitive MBA program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he was the youngest business leader to be accepted into the two-year program. He continued to work at IGT while traveling to and from Chicago nearly every weekend to complete his studies. He received the university’s Thomas Covert Award for being voted ‘Youngest and Brightest’ in the program.

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI) (“Everi” or the “Company”), the casino gaming industry’s only single source provider of gaming products, financial technology, and loyalty solutions, will demonstrate its most comprehensive portfolio ever at the 19th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E®), to be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center (Booth #1150) in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 15-17. The Company’s “Digital Neighborhood” of financial technology solutions is designed to seamlessly connect through Everi’s expansive and secure network and serves to optimize visibility, functionality, and usability for casino operators worldwide. Everi’s financial technology solutions on display at G2E 2019 bring commonality and continuity to operator workflows by bringing customer-centric features to loyalty, payments, and cage and cash operations, which ultimately serve to enhance the player experience.

“Everi’s commitment to innovation will be on full display at G2E 2019 as we demonstrate how our new player loyalty technology integrates seamlessly with our financial technology solutions to further elevate the player experience and provide higher efficiencies for operators,” said Michael Rumbolz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Everi. “Our unmatched suite of financial technology products and services are designed from the ground up to help operators operate more efficiently and maximize funds to their floors, while providing a new gateway for player engagement by tying critical player loyalty programs to back of house operations. With the addition and integration of our loyalty offerings, our solutions set is more powerful than ever and we are excited to demonstrate to operators how we can drive meaningful change across the operator’s business both in the back of the house and on the casino floor.”

Darren Simmons, Executive Vice President and FinTech Business Leader of Everi, added, “We are again changing the game through the addition of a robust marketing platform to our already comprehensive set of financial technology product offerings. Everi’s loyalty platform creates a central hub for all of our product touch points – including games, financial technology solutions, and interactive – and is a critical new way we can better serve operators and their guests alike. This ‘digital neighborhood’ of solutions optimizes the security, functionality, and efficiency of operators’ business operations. This approach also enables them to coordinate all their guest interactions across the full life cycle of each casino visit – from the time they enter the property, sign-up for a loyalty program, and access funding through their game play and cash out interactions – resulting in a seamless, exceptional player experience.”

Financial technology product demonstrations at G2E 2019 will include:

Loyalty Solutions
Everi’s loyalty solutions, debuting for the first time at G2E 2019, represent a critical bridge between the Company’s operator-centric financial technology solutions and its player-centric games solutions. The loyalty products on display, enrollment and promotional kiosks, are powered by an ever-evolving loyalty control panel. These kiosks are designed to engage new and returning players, creating an experience that is both easy and exciting while also enticing players to join the operator’s loyalty program and have even more fun on the gaming floor.

The first stop for player engagement on the casino floor is the enrollment kiosk, a self-service solution that replaces the player loyalty enrollment desk with a self-service kiosk. The enrollment kiosk drives new player loyalty enrollments, prints new and replacement player loyalty cards, and interfaces with the new loyalty app, enabling players to sign up for other Everi products such as the CashClub Wallet®. Players can also update their contact details and other information, all without the need to visit a club desk. Just as important, the enrollment kiosk prints permanent player cards, thus removing a time-consuming step from the operator’s workflow. Up to four player loyalty tiers can be printed by one kiosk, making this an efficient solution that frees up casino floor space for more games or other revenue-generating uses.

The promotional kiosk is the new place for guests to engage with the property’s player loyalty program, unifying all loyalty program guest service functions into a simple, self-service solution. The promotional kiosk offers account lookups and comp redemptions and delivers casino maps and interactive property information, while also highlighting the best entertainment on property with a custom event calendar. Players can also participate in entertaining promotional games, virtual drawings, offers, and more at the promotional kiosk. The kiosk’s control panel makes using the promotional platform intuitive for operators and guests alike. The top screen can be used to turn an idle kiosk into a real-time billboard for the latest property events and features.

Bringing the player loyalty program to guests’ mobile phones can be accomplished through the loyalty app, a uniquely designed mobile application that allows operators to interact and engage with guests regardless of their location. The loyalty app enables the delivery of promotions and offers directly to guests’ mobile devices, allows patrons to view and activate drawings and other promotions, and receive location-based rewards when they are at the casino. The loyalty app also allows guests to view their account information, including their tier status and point levels, at any time. The loyalty app supports other Everi products such as CashClub Wallet.

Payment Solutions
Led by CashClub®, Everi’s leading payments software platform, the Company’s payments solutions are designed to maximize funds to the floor, optimize how players access their funds, and enable operators to monitor and control player activity with an eye toward responsible gaming. CashClub Wallet is an interactive digital wallet that consolidates payment options for players when integrated with CashClub and the Company’s full-service kiosks. CashClub Wallet allows players to store multiple payment methods, easily move funds in and out of the casino, and manage their spend limits, all aimed at supporting responsible gaming. CashClub Wallet also creates consistency across payment types through a convenient and efficient patron interface. CashClub Wallet may be accessed via a player card or mobile app (either stand alone, integrated in the loyalty app, or via a third party). CashClub Wallet can easily move funds both onto and back out of electronic gaming machines on the casino floor if allowed by the casino’s regulatory system.

CashClub Concierge is a personalized cash access cage service for VIPs as well as table games and high-limit room players that integrates mobile tablets and mobile point-of-sale (POS) devices through CashClub. The service eliminates the need for a player to move away from gaming to access additional funds as the product brings the cage to the player. Once enrolled in CashClub, players only need to visit the cage once for transactions to be authorized, retrieved, and completed on the floor.

The Company’s CXC 5.0 and CXC 5.0 L full-service kiosks provide the player interface between CashClub and in-casino funds, offering enhanced security features including self-frosting glass and a real-time rear-view camera as well as plentiful branding and marketing space. Designed for smaller volume properties, the CXC 5.0 L provides similar services as the CXC 5.0, but with a smaller footprint and at a lower price point. Joining CXC 5.0 and CXC 5.0 L is VersatileXchange™ (VXC), a space- and cost-efficient kiosk that is optimized with non-cash transaction features like QuikTicket™. All three kiosks feature QuikTicket, CashClub Wallet, ticket-in/ticket-out (TITO), and the Everi Cares™ Giving Module, the only cashless donation opportunity available in the gaming space.

In today’s information security environment, operators need to know their cash dispensing touch points are protected from inside and outside threats. Everi’s Security Suite leverages Diebold Nixdorf’s fully compliant and certified Vynamic® Security Suite to deliver a layered software security approach that protects against threats from across the logical attack landscape. The suite offers intrusion protection from software threats such as viruses and malware, hardens the kiosk operating system, and encrypts device disks. Security Suite also provides full access protection by reducing available pathways for unauthorized outside access.

Casino Solutions
Everi powers operator cash and compliance operations through its comprehensive suite of casino solutions designed to optimize transactions, reduce cash exposure, and improve the guest experience, while providing the tools operators need to comply with growing regulatory demands. The Everi Compliance® AML (Anti-Money Laundering) solution is the gold standard for AML compliance across the industry as it provides real-time tracking for all transactions on the casino floor and integrates with all major casino management systems. The system also completes, files, and archives forms required to comply with federal money laundering requirements.

Everi’s CentralCredit™ is the industry-leading repository for casino-related credit information and reporting to determine a guests’ creditworthiness. The solution enables operators to quickly and efficiently make informed, proactive decisions for extending casino credit to guests – as the platform provides real-time and seamless access to the industry’s largest gaming credit bureau. CentralCredit has been proven to help operators grow market share and increase patron loyalty while increasing operational efficiencies.

RCS-Active™ and RCS-700™ are powerful cash recyclers designed to automate casino vault and cage operations by enabling rapid processing of notes and coins. Operators deploying RCS-Active™ and RCS-700™ save time in their efforts to count cash moving in and out of the vault, optimize cash on hand to minimize cash buys, and increase the accuracy and accountability of their cashiers and retail operators. These cash management solutions have among the highest capacity and speed on the market and feature Cash Complete Connect™, the industry’s most powerful back of house cash management software solution.

Everi’s CageXchange™ cash dispenser improves accuracy, reduces cash shrinkages/overages, and improves overall casino staff productivity. Wait times are significantly shortened by reducing tedious manual cash counting, allowing staff to focus more time on guest service and other cage operations. CageXchange helps improve cage accuracy and stores cash securely, providing additional protection of funds while reducing counting and balancing times.

Jackpot Xpress® is an award-winning, intuitive jackpot and tax forms management solution that enables floor staff to securely and efficiently process jackpots using a mobile device (Jackpot Xpress Mobile) right at the player’s gaming machine or at the JackpotXchange® kiosk. Jackpot Xpress is the only jackpot management system that combines mobile productivity, secure kiosk payment, tax forms management, and AML tracking into a single solution. The technology reduces or eliminates paper, reduces both cage lines and player wait times, improves casino staff efficiency, and allows the player more time on device.

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About Everi Holdings
Everi (NYSE: EVRI) is a leading supplier of imaginative entertainment and trusted technology solutions for the casino, interactive, and gaming industry. With a focus on both customers and players, the Company develops entertaining games and gaming machines, gaming systems and services, and is the preeminent and most comprehensive provider of core financial products and services, player loyalty tools and applications, and intelligence and regulatory compliance solutions. Everi’s mission is to provide casino operators with games that facilitate memorable player experiences, offer seamless and secure financial transactions for casinos and their patrons, and deliver software tools and applications to improve casino operations efficiencies and fulfill regulatory compliance requirements. Everi provides these products and services in its effort to help make customers successful. For more information, please visit www.everi.com, which is updated regularly with financial and other information about the Company.   

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Product names mentioned in this release are trademarks of Everi Holdings Inc. and/or its wholly owned subsidiaries, except for “G2E”, which is a registered trademark of the American Gaming Association and Reed Elsevier Inc.; “Vynamic”, which is a registered trademark of Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated; and “RCS-Active”, “RCS-700”, and “Cash Complete Connect”, which are trademarks of SUZO HAPP.

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Everi Holdings Inc.
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LAS VEGASOct. 9,2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company"), through its subsidiary, Bally Gaming, Inc., showcases its commitment to Reimagine Play™ at the 2019 Global Gaming Expo ("G2E") Oct. 14-17 in booth #1116 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

Visitors will get a firsthand look at passion-filled, entertainment experiences, built on the games, technology and products that players and partners love. It all comes together in Scientific Games' entertainment ecosystem powered by advanced solutions, systems and technology designed to increase player engagement and provide the most complete operational enhancements for the Company's partners.

At G2E, Scientific Games will showcase its own great casino games like Ultra Hot Mega Link™ and Drop & Lock™ and its new licensed brand games such as MONOPOLY Money Grab™ and JAMES BOND™ DIE ANOTHER DAY™. The Company will be launching OpenGaming™, its new full-suite of engaging iGaming content and reliable platforms, and feature their thrilling new game Mega Drop™ Quest. The Company will also offer an incredible world of play with SG Game Service, which allows players to enjoy proven slots, keno, poker, electronic table games and sports wagering on a single device. In addition to these great games, Scientific Games will demonstrate the amazing capabilities of its turnkey, yet modular, sportsbetting solution, OpenSports™.

"At Scientific Games, we love to make great games that players and partners love," said Barry Cottle, President and CEO of Scientific Games. "It's our passion to create the best products and pioneering services for our players and partners, and we are thrilled to showcase our amazing new product line up at G2E."

In recognition of Scientific Games' commitment to excellence, the Company has been shortlisted for seven 2019 Global Gaming Awards: Land-Based Product of the Year, Industry Supplier of the Year, Customer Loyalty Program of the Year, Slot of the Year, Digital Industry Supplier of the Year, Digital Product of the Year and American Executive of the Year – Barry Cottle.

Great Games that Players Love
Leading the industry in the creation and design of gaming content, Scientific Games will bring together game series built on success, cutting-edge hardware and celebrated licensed brands for a dynamic player experience at this year's show. Scientific Games will debut a great line-up of new games including:

  • WILLY WONKA™ Everlasting Gobstopper on the Gamefield™ 2.0 cabinet
  • JAMES BOND DIE ANOTHER DAY on Wave XL Horizon™
  • MONOPOLY Big Wheel Railroads on TwinStar® 3RM Wheel
  • Ultra Hot Mega Link on the TwinStar® Wave XL
  • Dancing Drums® on the new TwinStar® 5 Reel Mechanical
  • New Drop & Lock Series on the TwinStar® Wave XL
  • Ultimate Cash Spin on the new TwinStar J43 Motion Wheel™

Technology Underpins Great Content
Scientific Games is also showcasing cutting-edge new technologies from outside the gaming industry, which makes games more dynamic, provides a more frictionless experience for players and enables operators to run their businesses more efficiently.

  • SG Game Service allows players to enjoy proven slots, keno, poker, electronic table games and sports wagering on a new suite of low-cost gaming devices.
  • SG Unified Wagering provides new ways for enabling sports wagering across an entire casino floor, not just the sports book. Cashless solutions utilizing SG Unified Wallet power not only the SG Game Service suite of new devices, but also the rest of the Scientific Games' Entertainment Ecosystem ranging from Electronic Game Machines (EGM's) to tables.
  • Scientific Games is also showcasing SG Vision object recognition technology across tables for chip and biometrics, EGM's, and new form factor gaming devices providing protection for players and the most accurate player tracking data solutions for operators.
  • Finally, a new cellular telemetry solution for EGM's, SG Connect, provides insights into machine health and player preferences to allow better content to be created while reducing operating costs for casino operators.

Systems Advance to New Heights
Scientific Games' cashless solutions, engagement tools and data capabilities that can revolutionize the floor will be on display.

  • SG Cardless and SG Unified Wallet offer player convenience.
  • Rewards Quest enables customized player engagement through achievements, badges, and rewards.
  • Player Boutique® automates gift programs to enhance the player experience and improve operating efficiency.
  • Praxis Analytics® leverages big data to improve ROI on marketing expenditures.
  • SG Vision technology enables new Systems products for patron identification and chip tracking to revolutionize player loyalty programs and table operations bringing bonusing to tables which is an industry first.

Revolutionary Table Game Technology
Scientific Games will display impressive table game products that up the ante for players and partners and include:

  • The groundbreaking new, MDX™ shuffler, has the capacity to shuffle four to 10 decks of cards. MDX has a 10 deck sorting capacity and eliminates edge sorting as well.
  • The table progressive game is reimagined with GM Atlas™, a next-level progressive operating system. The system offers new bonus and jackpot options and the ability to configure Must-Hit-By and random mystery prizes.
  • The dramatically redesigned Quartz™ cabinet is Scientific Games' latest electronic table game innovation. Quartz displays up to eight games concurrently on an immersive 26.5-inch LCD HD player touchscreen.

The Future of Sportsbetting
With an exciting debut earlier this year, Scientific Games' OpenSports platform delivers all the services an operator needs and players expect. Reimagined from the ground up, the fully modularized solutions bring together a comprehensive suite of sports betting technologies and memorable sports betting experiences for players.

  • OpenBet™ remains the core sports betting technology solution, the backbone for sportsbook operations, using Scientific Games' proprietary betting engines tested for scale in global sporting events.
  • OpenPlatform provides world-class, fully compliant player account and wallet services and functionality.
  • OpenTrade, powered by Don Best Sports, offers 360-degree managed trading services including pricing, odds and feeds.
  • OpenEngage powers sportsbook operators with player focused flexible and innovative interfaces for digital (mobile apps, mobile web and desktop) and retail (SSBT, EPOS and Content Display).
  • OpenAccelerate helps operators implement, manage and run their day-to-day sportsbook operations. A team of experienced industry personnel designs and executes critical strategy to drive acquisition, retention, and player engagement.

Also new to the industry are Match HQ™ Scoreboards, immersing players in an onscreen, in-depth, game experience with play-by-play animations, commentary and real-time stats for live games across web and mobile. Another highlight for G2E is the OpenSports Retail Companion AppThe app helps players bridge the gap between retail and digital wager by making selections and preparing wagers anywhere, anytime before setting foot in a venue.

The next phase of the OpenEngage digital front-end includes new betting features, an optimized user experience and engaging content to help operators maximize their players' experiences in the new world of online sports betting across regulated states in the U.S.

Digital Casino Best-in-Class Solutions
Scientific Games' recently unveiled its OpenGaming suite of products and features, which puts players at the heart of iGaming by packaging leading digital casino gaming technology and content into one seamless integration. As a scalable solution, the OpenGaming platform helps operators reach new players, manage player data and offer an unparalleled portfolio of online games from the world's largest library of in-house and third-party studios.

OpenGaming's digital casino content is delivered to players through a global content aggregation platform. This market-leading network gives operators access to a growing portfolio of over 2,000 game titles from its worldwide studio network, supported by player-centric features including:

  • Tournaments functionality for multiple games including time, wager size, and invite-only experiences. This provides players the chance to top the leaderboards and win great prizes.
  • In partnership with Amazon's GameSparks, Missions are set for players to win bonus features such as free spins, cash drops and exclusive event access. Missions is already available across more than 500 games and 25 independent studios.
  • The Mega Drop™ Jackpot System is a must-drop, multi-level jackpot system that is accessible to all players at any level. Players are provided a chance to win one of three progressive jackpots that are not time-based for fairer delivery, filling a gap among existing must-hits jackpots.

At G2E, customers will also get a sneak peek at Pillars of Asgard, representing the highest volatility slot title from the renowned NextGen studio in Sydney, Australia. Offering an unprecedented one million ways to win with the new gaming engines, Wild Multipliers, Floating Wild Stacks and Buy Pass™, where players can purchase direct entry into the bonus round.

Industry-Leading Lottery Solutions
G2E visitors will also experience Scientific Games' industry-leading lottery retail and digital innovations.

  • PlayCentral®HD, now with advanced vision technology, is a high-definition player self-service experience that offers a full portfolio of lottery game entertainment and convenient mobile and payment card options.
  • PlayCentral 54 makes its mark at G2E this year touting the Walmart Services Division 2019 Supplier of the Year Award for Product. Custom-innovated for one of the world's largest retailers, PlayCentral 54 is the lottery industry's first low-height player self-service machine in market.
  • SCiQ® -- an intelligent instant game ecosystem modernizing the lottery retail environment with technology that improves inventory management, accounting, merchandising and security, while providing big data to track, measure and optimize sales performance.

Learn more about Scientific Games iLottery solution, which is powering the most successful iLottery launch in North America for the Pennsylvania Lottery, surpassing the $500 million in sales milestone since May 2018 led by top-performing games such as Monster Wins®Foxin' Wins® and Volcano Eruption®.

Scientific Games' digital solutions feature an advanced iLottery platform, expert managed services and an exciting portfolio of online/mobile lottery games. Since 2001, the Company has led digital lottery innovation with more than 700 interactive lottery games, mobile apps, player loyalty programs and other interactive products and services.

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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.

Company Contact:

Corporate Communications:
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Vice President, Corporate Communications
susan.cartwright@scientificgames.com

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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 February 28, 2019 (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.

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- Introduces Peak hardware family with three new cabinets

- Evolves proven IGT game themes to create compelling new core video and linked progressive games

- Extends success of Wheel of Fortune slots with new games on multiple cabinets

- Presents four TV game show themes on large-format MegaTower™ cabinet

- Fortifies core video portfolio with new "Proven Performer" titles

- Showcases how the IGT ADVANTAGE® systems solutions can positively transform the player experience

 

LONDONOct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that the Company's vast, 24,000-plus square-foot booth at the Global Gaming Expo ("G2E") Oct. 14-17 in Las Vegas will feature hundreds of gaming innovations designed to entertain players and drive its customers' growth. IGT's booth 3659 will showcase cabinets, games, systems and solutions that have undergone extensive internal and external player testing and fortify the Company's G2E theme, "Player-Driven Performance."

"IGT's G2E portfolio demonstrates our commitment to driving our customers' growth through unparalleled gaming entertainment experiences," said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America. "Our focus on the player extends to new hardware introductions with content designed to engage and delight, and innovative technologies that simplify the player experience. We're offering significant market differentiation across our portfolio, supported by extensive research and player insights that help us drive performance and value for our customers."

In addition to the recently announced PeakBarTop™ cabinet, IGT PlayDigital's comprehensive portfolio, and soon to be announced IGT PlaySports product debuts, key product highlights from IGT's G2E 2019 portfolio will include:

Peak hardware family makes global trade show debut

  • G2E marks the global trade show debut for three cabinets within IGT's new Peak hardware family. The PeakSlant 49™ gaming machine features a curved, 49-inch, ultra-HD display, a large 13.3-inch Dynamic Player Panel and series of tech-advanced features such as an inductive wireless charging port for personal devices. The cabinet is backed by a large library of games including the highly anticipated Scarab Link™. The Company will also introduce the PeakSlant 49 with Wheel cabinet, a modern hardware solution for Wheel of Fortune® slots that includes a 49-inch, ultra-HD touch screen display and is topped with a 27-inch Wheel of Fortune wheel.

IGT evolves iconic games into next-generation experiences across portfolio

  • IGT will introduce evolutions of many of its proven game themes to create compelling experiences across the core video, core stepper and multi-level progressive segments. Scarab Grand™, Candy Bars® 2, Dragon Lights™, Fu Gui Long Feng™, Red Hot Tamales! ® Jackpots are next-generation progressives that build on the success of the original IGT themes. IGT will also introduce Ocean Magic™ 4D on the CrystalCurve™ TRUE 4D™ cabinet, building on the global success of Ocean Magic®. The Company will apply one of its most recognizable game themes of all time, Cleopatra®, to the new TournXtreme® product Cleopatra Tournament. The high-energy, video slot tournament solution melds player-favorite Cleopatra slots with the competitive, adrenaline-pumping TournXtreme experience that players have grown to love.

Expanded portfolio of "Proven Performers" core video games

  • New core video slot games that achieved "Proven Performer" status in the Company's external performance testing will take center stage. Lucky Buddha™, Twin Strike™, Magic of the Nile™, and Hexbreaker® 3 will serve as strong examples of IGT's impressive core video roadmap at G2E. IGT will also showcase high-potential stepper games such as Loot Booster™ and Double Chili Mania™ on the S3000® cabinet.

New Wheel of Fortune games propel legacy of most successful slot theme of all time

  • The Company will present an exciting set of new Wheel of Fortune slot games that is as diverse as the players who enjoy them. New TRUE 4D™ games Wheel of Fortune More Money and Wheel of Fortune 4D WheelMobile will be joined by games such as Wheel of Fortune Cash Link Deluxe with base games Ruby Riches® and Shimmering Sapphires, and Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin Deluxe on the CrystalWheel + Stepper cabinet. IGT will also introduce the new Wheel of Fortune content for the highly successful MegaTower™ cabinet.

Premium content demonstrates continued commitment to exciting licensed themes and TRUE 4D technology

  • The world of Sony Pictures' Jumanji franchise will come to life in a wild, multi-sensory capacity with the introduction of IGT's Jumanji 4D game on the CrystalCurve TRUE 4D gaming machine. G2E attendees can be among the first in the world to experience Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure video slots on the CrystalCurve ULTRA cabinet. This "totally excellent" progressive includes five entertaining bonuses that leverage fan-favorite imagery from the cult classic movie.

Games about games! IGT reveals three top-tier licensed games on MegaTower Universal cabinet

  • IGT will bring to life some of TV's most popular game shows in a big way. The Company will debut Jeopardy! and $25,000 Pyramid on the MegaTower Universal cabinet, and demonstrate The Price is Right Showcase Showdown on the MegaTower Universal cabinet.

IGT Systems innovations that change the player experience, create player convenience and drive efficiencies

  • IGT will showcase the many player and operator benefits of its industry-leading IGT ADVANTAGE casino management system and product ecosystem that includes Cardless Connect, Resort Wallet and Intelligent Offers. When paired with ADVANTAGE, these mobile solutions enable operators to drive operational efficiencies while offering players an effortless journey throughout the casino.

These games and solutions will be joined by IGT's expanded Dynasty Electronic Table Game (ETG) hardware and content portfolio including an all-new compact, sleek standalone terminal, an expanded side-bet portfolio for baccarat and blackjack and new roulette content. Guests of IGT's booth can also enjoy Keno games, Bingo content for Canada, compelling new VLT and Class II content, and more. Additionally, IGT will dedicate a portion of its showcase to market-attuned products such as video bingo and the new Cobalt™ 27 cabinet for its customers from international markets.

For more information visit IGT.com.

About IGT
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Contact:
Phil O'Shaughnessy, Global Communications, toll free in U.S./Canada +1 (844) IGT-7452; outside U.S./Canada +1 (401) 392-7452
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James Hurley, Investor Relations, +1 (401) 392-7190
Michelle Schenk, Global Communications, +1 (702) 669-8177

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LAS VEGASOct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming Arts, LLC ("Gaming Arts" or "the Company") today announced that it will debut its diversified end-to-end product portfolio of Class III video reels, bingo, keno, and promotional systems at the Global Gaming Expo ("G2E") in Las Vegas, Nevada October 15-17 in booth no. 4449. 

The Company's theme for G2E is "Play NOW!", signaling that the company is ready and equipped to partner with new and existing customers to introduce unique themes to players across the country; the arrival of new product families and themes; and the debut of its new GA Wheels form factor.

Gaming Arts President Mike Dreitzer said, "This year, Gaming Arts reached several key milestones including the sale of its first Pop'N Pays™ series slot, secured over 100 gaming licenses worldwide, and strong game performance results of its new game titles. Having accomplished this is a testament to the commitment and passion we have for the industry. We are thrilled to unveil our exciting lineup of products, including approximately 60 EGMs, at G2E 2019. Gaming Arts is truly ready to invite slot players everywhere to Play NOW!"

Innovative Video Reel Slots Including World's First Ever Patent Pending Persistent Wheel Games

Gaming Arts will display its inaugural collection of Class III slot families including the Pop'N Pays®Da Fa Ba™Dice Seeker™, and Casino Wizard™ games. A vast majority of titles within these families are on track to be ready for placement by G2E. Gaming Arts will also debut eight new slot families including Wu™Inferno Wheel™Hamster Libre™, Fortune Finders™Shi Fu Jinbi™Kai Yun Jin Bi™Replacing Royals™, and Golden Pays™, and will introduce more than 15 new slot themes.

Inferno Wheel™Hamster Libre™, and Kai Yun Jin Bi™ will debut on the Company's exclusive Phocus® Wheel topper, the world's first patent pending persistent wheel featuring a virtual LCD wheel design that emulates a physical wheel with stunning LED light rings.

In addition, the Rocket Rollup™ mystery progressive will be featured on several slot banks on the Company's show floor. Rocket Rollup™ is a linkable two-level or three-level mystery progressive with an extremely high-hit frequency. Offered for low and high denomination configurations, this mystery progressive can be coupled with any Gaming Arts slot or bingo style game.

SuperBingo, Ultimate Bingo Slots, and Super 10 Way Bingo – Groundbreaking Video Content & Sleek Design

SuperBingo™, UltimateBingo™, and Super 10 Way Bingo slots suites will showcase their extraordinary game-play experience that deliver entertaining game mechanics and player-favorite features, including: frequent bonuses and wins, multipliers, free games with retriggers, floor-wide, near-area, and wide-area progressives, and much more, all designed to appeal to a new breed of players.

SuperGames and Bingo Millions® – Offering Life-changing Jackpots to Increase Play

The SuperGames® library of games, including Bingo Millions®, will also be on display. These unique "Life-changing" jackpot games offer an endless number of customizable bingo games tailored to the operator's bingo room and player demographics. Bingo Millions, known as the world's first and only $1 million linked bingo progressive and $1 million bingo game, allows operators to focus on the player experience as all awards are fully funded by Gaming Arts. The Company has awarded more than $15,000,000.00 in Bingo jackpots in the last five years.

Interactive SuperPROMO™ Mobile Games Add Floor-wide Excitement for All Casino Promotions

Gaming Arts will also demonstrate its SuperPROMO™ mobile promotional game system. This unique platform creates floor-wide excitement for virtually any type of casino promotion through a mobile tablet hand delivered to players by casino personnel and through the casino's digital displays.

EZ KENO® Kiosk and Optima® System Game Management – Offers Powerful Mobile, Self-service, and Reporting

The GLI® approved EZ KENO® will demonstrate its new form factor, which includes a 43" LED digital display, its ability to accept TITO tickets and a cutting-edge body wrap designed to attract players. EZ KENO® significantly reduces expenses associated with keno and/or bingo programs and allows for extended operational hours with no staffing required.

Finally, the Company will also highlight its full suite of products designed for bingo and keno operations, including the Optima® Keno Game Management System, the Optima® System, Keno Millions®, and Super Win Bingo™.

Gaming Arts CEO and Founder David Colvin commented, "After years of dedication and hard work by the Gaming Arts family, we are proud that we will have the largest presence ever at G2E. Our amazing slots feature exhilarating game mechanics, beautiful art and compelling sound effects, all housed within our exclusive state-of-the-art upright and hybrid Phocus® cabinets. In addition, our patent pending Phocus® virtual wheel games, are sure to turn many heads in the gaming industry. We are also delighted to showcase our world-leading lineup of core bingo and keno products at this year's show."

"Play NOW!" with Gaming Arts this G2E on October 15 – 17 at the Sands Expo Center, booth no. 4449.

About Gaming Arts
Gaming Arts, LLC, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is an end-to-end gaming technology provider of electronic gaming machines, bingo, keno, and interactive casino promotional systems. Gaming Arts is privately owned and operated, with its business headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and holds gaming licenses in more than 100 jurisdictions including North AmericaLatin America, the Pacific Rim, and South Africa. To learn more, visit www.gamingarts.com or call 702.818.8943.

Media Contact:
Bethany Kozal
725.223.4592
bkozal@gamingarts.com

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Company will Display Significantly Expanded Library of Standard and Premium Game Themes and Industry Unique Form Factors, Including the All-New Empire Flex Cabinet, and Differentiated Mechanical Reel Games that Further Industry Leadership

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI) (“Everi” or the “Company”), the gaming industry’s only single source provider of gaming products and financial technology and loyalty solutions, will debut its most comprehensive portfolio of gaming entertainment experiences that will heighten player engagement and help casino operators generate higher returns on their investments at the 19th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E®), to be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center (Booth #1150) in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 15-17.

Everi’s product demonstrations are focused on the “here and now” this year with virtually all of its products on display at G2E 2019 expected to be available prior to the summer of 2020. Everi Games will display new cabinets and games, including more than 50 original game themes and 15 licensed brand titles; the Empire Flex™ cabinet, a new form factor with industry-unique lighting architecture; and extensions for player-popular cabinets and game themes. Everi will also host the conclusion to its always-thrilling TournEvent of Champions® The Million Dollar Event® for the seventh year in a row.

Michael Rumbolz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Everi, commented, “Our game and hardware creativity as well as the scale of our new game titles, bonus features, and game mechanics output have all increased significantly in recent years, as we continue to emphasize innovation that transforms the player experience. Our product lineup at G2E 2019 will demonstrate this commitment and the creativity of our games development teams through new hardware platforms, added depth of original content and engaging play features, games based on popular entertainment brands, and new themes that extend our excellence in a number of slot categories. We are excited to demonstrate the further evolution of Everi’s slot floor experiences at G2E as we showcase one of the industry’s most engaging product portfolios.”

Dean Ehrlich, Executive Vice President and Games Business Leader of Everi, added, “We look forward to demonstrating the extended breadth of our standard and premium games’ portfolio – as we build on our momentum in multiple categories especially the premium slot segment, while also showcasing unique enhancements and added depth for our standard video slot library, extending our leadership position in the mechanical reel segment, and further expanding the capabilities of our TournEvent® system. Importantly, the vast majority of our slot products on display this year will be commercially available prior to next summer, making our booth a must-see destination for operators looking to generate a great return on their investment by engaging players today while keeping an eye on tomorrow.”

This year, Everi will display its deepest-ever portfolio of hardware platforms and game content that deliver engaging entertainment experiences. Everi Games’ G2E 2019 product demonstrations will include:

The new Empire Flexvideo platform features a 49-inch flexed display on top of the Company’s popular Empire MPX base with eye-popping 4K content, industry-unique flexible integrated light bars, and a larger enhanced glass button deck. Expected to hit casino floors in the first half of 2020, the Empire Flex will debut at G2E 2019 with 14 unique themes including four games for the new Beast series, which features different majestic and ferocious beasts. Beast series games give players 1,024 different ways to win with 4K visual engagement and innovative horizontal expanding reels. Wicked Wheel Panda™ and Wicked Wheel Fire Phoenix™ feature a video wheel bonus round with random multipliers and nudges, creating an incredible amount of anticipation for players. The games offer the unique 243 Ways™ to win feature, which enable players to possibly win progressive jackpots at any bet level. Power Shot Freedom™ and Power Shot Prosperity™ are five-reel, 40-line video slots where players chase instant credit prizes or bolts in the power reel symbols, leading to a power shot bonus for a chance at big wins. 

Empire Flex will also feature a persistent state offering, an industry-popular mechanic that gives players incentives to keep playing as they chase and/or collect bonuses, multipliers, and other awards at G2E 2019. Building on the popularity of Crush™, which was introduced at last year’s G2E, Crush Dynasty™ and Crush Conquest™ contain no reels, lines, or pay tables, and instead include a sculpted Aztec head that crushes boulders to yield credits. Crush Dynasty and Crush Conquest include the new Rampage Feature, a mystery event where the stone Aztec head icon crushes multiple boulders that roll down chutes on either side of the screen to award large bonuses. Both titles will also be available on the Empire MPX cabinet.

Following its sneak peek at last year’s G2E, the new Empire DCX™ cabinet is back and ready for action with Monsterverse™ featuring Kong and Godzilla™ in earth shattering 4K game play. Based on the shared fictional blockbuster, cinematic universe from Legendary Entertainment, Monsterverse offers the Monster Bet that dares players to bet big and play four arrays at once.  Two additional games, The Mask®, based on New Line Cinema’s 1994 hit comedy, and The Karate Kid®, based on the popular feature film franchise that debuted in 1984, will also be on display at G2E and out on casino floors in late 2019. The Empire DCX cabinet includes dual curved 43-inch horizontal monitors with integrated edge lighting and enhanced game-controlled lighting, a 4K display that provides an immersive player experience, and premium 4.1 surround sound.

Introduced at last year’s G2E to great acclaim with the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week® theme that is currently a hit on casino floors, the fully featured Empire Arena™ banked product is back with two new themes and heart-pounding, bank-wide bonus features. Empire Arena offers an immersive gaming experience for players and flexibility in banking configurations for operators, starting with three units up to eight units. The bank features edge-lit shelves and circular signage that amplifies the product’s merchandising capabilities.

The Vault™ will debut on Empire Arena with three base games that feature Vault Respins, a lock-and-respin game play mechanic, free spins and pick bonuses, and the bank-wide bonus Diamond Rush. The attention-grabbing alert prepares players for a fast rate of competitive, community style play where all players compete to deplete the vault and “steal” diamonds from other players on the bank. Also debuting on Empire Arena, Dragon Kingdom™ features two base games with wilds that accumulate to trigger the Dragon Wheel, which awards bonuses, progressives, and credit prizes.

Everi will also present two licensed themes on its larger-than-life hardware platform Renegade 3600™ – Press Your Luck® and Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild®Press Your Luck is based on the 1980s television game show and revived on ABC primetime in June 2019. The theme features two base games along with an innovative hold-and-respin bonus, giving players the opportunity to experience the iconic game show right on the floor. Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild is based on the popular Snoop Dogg-hosted version of the classic television game show that aired on TBS. Players compete by matching symbols on three reels and answering questions.

The single-screen Empire MPX cabinet returns to G2E with 11 unique themes on display including two persistent state games. Gift of the Nile™ and Dragon Flame™ feature a persistent wild-symbol feature as the eye and the flame from the dragon’s mouth come down and mysteriously pop up 3D wild symbols with every subsequent spin moving the player’s progress one-step forward. The Smokin Hot Stuff Jackpot® Respins™ game utilizes a unique take on the Company’s popular locking respin feature using mini games to add another layer of excitement. Little Shop of Horrors®, based on the popular movie featuring the unusual plant named Audrey II, features wilds in the base game that feed Audrey II and trigger the game’s biggest bonus – Mean Green Mother free spins. Both titles will feature Everi’s Apex Edge™ topper, a 27-inch monitor that sits atop the Empire MPXfeaturing game-controlled edge lighting and unique game content.

Everi’s Core HDX® cabinet remains popular with players thanks to its dual widescreen 23-inch, 1080p HD monitors, integrated touchscreens, and premium three-way sound system. Everi will feature a wealth of new content for the Core HDX cabinet including the new Jackpot Alert banked series that features quick hitting progressives. Triple Jackpot Gems™ and Triple Wild Dragons™ bring Everi’s popular high denomination mechanical reel games to the Core HDX, featuring volatile three-reel, nine-line games with classic symbols and multiplying wilds.

Everi will demonstrate completely new concepts and further brand extensions for its three-reel mechanical Player Classic® cabinet with more than 20 new games debuting at G2E 2019, all building on the success Everi continues to have in the high denomination mechanical space. Wild Rainbow Luck™ and Fortune Time™ along with Liberty Jackpots™ and Double Wild Gems™ will be featured on the Player Classic 26 with the Apex U™ topper. The Player Classic26 with Apex U enhances Everi’s Player Classic cabinet with additional merchandising on the larger 26-inch top box and video topper that displays game content and updates as players increase bets and earn prizes.

The enormous Zoltar 5X Pay™ and Zoltar Triple Jackpot™ premium mechanical bank is based on the all-knowing animatronic fortune-telling machine from Characters Unlimited, Inc., and features the iconic and recognizable voice of Zoltar, the great gypsy himself. Zoltar has made several appearances in television commercials and been seen in hundreds of locations around the world and in the homes of many collectors. Both games feature a free spin bonus where Zoltar predicts a multiplier between 2X – 10X with each free spin on the next reel stop. Smokin’ Hot Stuff Bonus Multipliers™ and Smokin’ Hot Stuff Double Jackpots™ is another premium mechanical product pairing that brings the successful progressive pick bonus of Smokin’ Hot Stuff Wicked Wheel to the Player Classic with multiple ways to win jackpots.

Triple Double Patriot™ and Triple Double Gems™ along with Triple Wild Dragon™, an extension of the successful Triple Jackpot Gems title, will all be on display at G2E on the Player Classic with the Skyline™ top box, enhancing the look and feel of the Player Classic with a vintage-inspired bezel. Everi continues to deepen its library of original content for the Skyline Revolve™, which features an 18-inch mechanical wheel and a 23-inch portrait monitor along with a physical bell that cuts through the floor during big wins. Double Jackpot Gems Grand Wheel™ and Double Jackpot Lion’s Share Grand Wheel™ in addition to Gold Standard Jackpots™ and Cash Machine Jackpots™ will debut on the Skyline Revolve cabinet at G2E.

TournEvent®, the industry’s leading slot tournament system, also makes a leap forward with TournEvent 6.0 featuring two new exclusive in-revenue banked games and a new banked product dedicated to the championship round play called The Winner’s Circle™The Winner’s Circle brings TournEvent to the Empire MPX with the new out-of-revenue theme Star Struck™ that incorporates background music from C+C Music Factory hit “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)”. In addition, Everi will release its TournEvent Now sit-and-go feature, an upgrade for existing Core HDX TournEvent banks, as part of the next iteration of the TournEvent platform.

Finally, Everi will again host The Million Dollar Event* at G2E 2019, bringing to a thrilling conclusion the 2019 TournEvent of Champions, which kicked off in May 2019. Now in its seventh consecutive year, the 2019 TournEvent of Champions featured two tour buses and The Money Man®, visiting 86 partner casinos across the United States and Canada. More than 230,000 participants competed in TournEvent qualifiers to identify the 153 players who will compete on October 16 at XS in the Wynn/Encore Las Vegas Resort for a share of more than $1.3 million in cash prizes, including a $1 million* top prize. The TournEvent of Champions event will also include a charity slot tournament during which $10,000 will be donated to the winners’ charities of choice. Players include some of the industry’s most recognized slot stars on Youtube as well as well-respected trade journalists and publishers.

*Payable in periodic payments over 20 years or in a lump sum, present day cash value payment.

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About Everi Holdings
Everi (NYSE: EVRI) is a leading supplier of imaginative entertainment and trusted technology solutions for the casino, interactive, and gaming industry. With a focus on both customers and players, the Company develops entertaining games and gaming machines, gaming systems and services, and is the preeminent and most comprehensive provider of core financial products and services, player loyalty tools and applications, and intelligence and regulatory compliance solutions. Everi’s mission is to provide casino operators with games that facilitate memorable player experiences, offer seamless and secure financial transactions for casinos and their patrons, and deliver software tools and applications to improve casino operations efficiencies and fulfill regulatory compliance requirements. Everi provides these products and services in its effort to help make customers successful. For more information, please visit www.everi.com, which is updated regularly with financial and other information about the Company.

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Company to showcase its largest array of new slot, table, and interactive products, including three new hardware innovations

LAS VEGAS – October 8, 2019 – AGS (NYSE: AGS) or (the “Company”) today announced it will showcase its obsession with the player experience with the largest and most innovative portfolio of new products for the casino floor and for online gaming October 15-17 at the Global Gaming Expo (“G2E”) at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas.

AGS will display this expansive product portfolio in Booth No. 1253, highlighting 70 games and more than 30 new games titles, 15 table games and products, and AGS’ robust lineup of online real-money and social games and platforms.

AGS President and Chief Executive Officer David Lopez said, “Every year our G2E portfolio is bigger and more diverse, but this year our R&D team has truly outdone themselves with three new hardware innovations for slots and some amazing new table products, including our second card shuffler. Based on the sophistication of our new hardware and all the new game content to support our platforms, customers will see first-hand the depth and breadth of our product roadmap, and how our obsession with the game is driving an incredible player experience.”

New Slot Cabinets Takes Center Stage; Innovative LED Slot Merchandising Promises to Steal Show

Taking center stage at G2E, AGS will debut the Starwall™, a stunning new LED video display for its premium Orionsm Portrait games, designed to add floorwide attraction and deliver a more immersive game-play experience. Composed of brilliant LED lights that create a seamless video wall, the Starwall envelops the player in the game and attracts players passing by with cinematic, game-themed motion graphics that intensify the player experience.

AGS will also debut two highly anticipated new slot cabinets that add depth to its Orion family – the Orion Rise tower platform and the Orion 49C featuring a curved portrait display.

The Orion Rise delivers eight feet of gaming excitement in a dual-screen portrait platform, highlighted by a dramatic 55-inch 4K LCD monitor, premium button deck, custom audio, and game-synchronized LED spacer displays – all of which provide an immersive, cinematic game-play experience. At G2E, the Orion Rise will be featured with exclusive game content Wheel Surge™ and Dragon’s Jackpot™.

The premium Orion 49C, AGS’ first curved platform, features a 49-inch 4K curved, portrait LCD display, digital topper, and premium LCD button deck integrated with low-profile dual PLAY buttons surrounded by lights. At G2E, the Orion 49C will be showcased with exclusive new titles Sacred Dragon™ and Royal Phoenix™.

Both cabinets feature AGS’ signature U-shaped lighting design with more than 400 game-synchronized LED lights that celebrate wins and change colors throughout the game-play experience to add excitement and attraction.

Along with the new cabinet innovations, AGS’ G2E display will feature more than 30 unique game titles for Class II and Class III markets. For its core Orion Portrait cabinet, AGS is showcasing nine new titles, including its Ultimate Choice Jackpots™ family. And for the Company’s dual-screen Orion Upright and Orion Slant platforms, AGS will highlight 12 new themes, including its new Lucky Stacks™ library and Money Charge Jackpots™ lineup.

For video bingo markets across the globe, including Brazil, the Philippines, and Mexico, AGS showcases its Alora? e-bingo cabinet, which features an illuminated foot pedal with play action for a truly immersive, hands-free experience. AGS offers the Alora with a growing library of 12 games, including the player-favorite Lotto Diamond™, available in multiple languages including Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

AGS Demonstrates Innovation in Table Progressives, Side Bets

AGS propels its table business with new proprietary table games and side bets, as well as an array of innovative table solutions. Taking the spotlight will be AGS’ new Bonus Spin Xtreme™, a pioneering progressive side bet system that can link all table-game progressives in the casino and innovatively uses three concentric wheels to reward all participating players with a prize – something never before available for community-style games like roulette, baccarat, and craps. AGS will also demonstrate its STAX Progressive™ 2.0, with new O-WAP functionality and seasonal themed backgrounds, and its new PAX S™ single-deck packet shuffler for specialty games.

Also on display in AGS’ table products area – the recently launched Dex S™ poker shuffler, several new premium table game offerings, including an Asian-themed title and two new baccarat side bets, and the new ACOT™ chip tray and blackjack no-peek device.

AGS Leverages Proven Retail Content for Online Real-Money, Social Play

From its AGSi division, AGS will demonstrate its AxSys Games Marketplace? and more than 600 real-money gaming titles featuring AGS’ top-performing land-based games and a game portfolio from third-party developers. The Company will also highlight its ConnexSys? Social White-Label Casino, a turnkey, free-to-play mobile casino app that integrates the casino brand with AGS’ proven land-based titles to keep players engaged at home, work, and on-the-go.

About AGS
AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Our roots are firmly planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but our customer-centric culture and growth have helped us branch out to become a leading all-inclusive commercial gaming supplier. Powered by high-performing Class II and Class III slot products, an expansive table products portfolio, real-money gaming platforms and content, highly rated social casino solutions for operators and players, and best-in-class service, we offer an unmatched value proposition for our casino partners. Learn more at www.playags.com.

About Global Gaming Expo
Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America, showcases the latest developments in gaming technology and features new educational content that is fast-paced and actionable. Attendees will experience firsthand the new products and innovative technologies showcased on the expo floor. G2E has everything you need for your casino floor and across your entire operation—from traditional casino fare to non-gaming amenities and digital products—G2E is where business growth is accelerated. Click here for a free pass to G2E.

AGS Media Contacts:
Julia BoguslawskiChief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Investor Relations
jboguslawski@PlayAGS.com

Laura Olson-ReyesVice President of Marketing & Corporate Communications
lolson-reyes@PlayAGS.com 

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Betting kiosks, which are popular in Europe, have launched into the United States and are captivating operators and bettors alike with their multiple benefits. As more states in the North American market are legalizing sports betting, NOVOMATIC Americas has met the demand to cater to the rapidly expanding casino customer base — and they have propelled themselves into the world of gaming kiosks and sports betting at a frenzied pace.

With the proven growth in the sports betting segment, casinos continue to streamline their betting processes. Sports betting kiosks paired with premium software will be a critical factor in making that happen. These entirely automated self-service betting stations offer the full suite of wagering options that customers would expect: both pre- and in-game, including parlays and proposition bets. They are designed to provide an intuitive user experience with simple navigation in the betting menu as well as live odds and live feeds from the games. Convenience, speed, and choice all improve the sports betting experience. Sports betting kiosks like the NOVOMATIC ActionBook™ process more bets per hour and offer multiple betting options that promote a quick pick style of playing. The increase in speed and betting volume allows operators to maximize betting opportunities and to capitalize on high volume betting periods, inevitably increasing revenues.

The NOVOMATIC ActionBook™ provides a turn-key, proven and ergonomic hardware solution with outstanding graphic capabilities and partners with the world’s best sports betting software and sportsbook providers. The NOVOMATIC design team in Austria relies on many years of experience and expertise gathered in the Group’s proprietary sports betting operations across Europe to refine and develop popular and bettor-friendly technology. U.S. operators have complimented the kiosk’s touchscreen interface, praising the short learning curve for both bettors and employees.

The kiosk is quick and easy to install and supports operators with intuitive maintenance routines and reliable hardware technology. The NOVOMATIC ActionBook’s security conscious design and door locking mechanism comply with casino security standards, providing a reliable barrier against unauthorized manipulation. Operators can also choose from a variety of secure cash handling solutions including TITO compatible printers, banknote acceptors, card readers and barcode scanners that facilitate user-friendly cash and non-cash processing as well as customized player card options.

During the first week that the kiosks were launched at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, the initial numbers shared indicated that the majority of all handle was kiosk driven. Currently, NOVOMATIC ActionBook™ kiosks are operating at Rivers Casinos, SugarHouse Casino, Resorts Casino, Parx Casino, Parx Casino Turf Club, and rolling out at Penn National Gaming locations across North America. The most recent installation is at French Lick Casino, in French Lick Indiana. With those kiosks, NOVOMATIC Americas has approximately 200 units in the field, and the shipping rate continues to grow.

Rick Meitzler, President and CEO of NOVOMATIC Americas said: “The commitment to providing the absolute best product and player experience is what inspires everyone within NOVOMATIC. Our kiosk will continue to evolve and is already a clear favourite, as the recent announcement with Penn National reinforces: We are the kiosk provider, powered by Kambi for Penn National Gaming and we are also the kiosk provider of choice for Rush Street Interactive. We make a superior betting kiosk that sets a market standard, and we provide tremendous long-term support and service.”

The NOVOMATIC ActionBook™ will be shown at G2E, booth #1259, within the Sports Betting Lounge area.

IGT's Stephanie Huckel to support AIDP's creation of new global equality standard for organizations
 

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE:IGT) has announced that it is has accepted an invitation from BSI, the national standards body of the United Kingdom, and the All-in Diversity Project (AIDP) to join the Workplace Code of Practice Steering Group. The group is committed to developing a global diversity, equality, and inclusion standard applicable to any organization, in any industry, across all organizational levels. IGT's Sr. Global Program Manager for Diversity and Inclusion, Stephanie Huckel, will represent the Company in the Steering Group.

"As a founding member of the All-in Diversity Project, IGT is proud to enhance its Diversity and Inclusion leadership through its participation in AIDP's Workplace Code of Practice Steering Group," said Kim Barker Lee, IGT Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion."We applaud AIDP for advancing this forward-thinking approach that will assist all organizations with promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion by applying a documented framework for best practices. We are confident that Stephanie Huckel's experience, leadership, and skills will help to ensure the Steering Group's success."

The standard is intended to cover corporate governance and reputation; internal policies, processes, and practices; recruitment, retention and development; under-represented groups; and concepts such as 'diversity of thought' and 'intercultural competence.' By creating a standard that organizations can apply at their own pace and implement in their unique operating environments, the Steering Group intends to provide a flexible toolset for voluntarily adopting workplace equality practices, assessing the impact of those activities, measuring the progress of these initiatives, and developing strategies for continuous improvement.

"IGT has again demonstrated its leadership in diversity and inclusion through its enthusiastic participation the new Workplace Code of Practice Steering Group," said AIDP co-founder Kelly Kehn"We're confident that Stephanie Huckel's participation in the Steering Group will contribute to the development of an effective, universal standard — one that will serve as an essential tool for organizations seeking to improve equity in the workplace."  

The standard, formally titled "PAS 1948:2020 Diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace - Code of Practice," is planned for publication by BSI in June 2020. The Steering Group's goal is to develop the standard through a consensus-building process that includes public consultation and will be facilitated by BSI.

David Fatscher, Head of Environment, Social and Governance at BSI, said, "It is recognized that diversity is critical for an organization's ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-changing environment. The variety of perspectives that diversity brings makes it the crucial ingredient for the innovation that drives business growth. PAS 1948:2020 aims to help build a Code of Practice that will provide recommendations for businesses and organizations across the world to develop and sustain a workplace that supports diversity, equality, and inclusion."

As part of IGT's commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion across the gaming industry, in 2018 it became one of the first gaming suppliers to join the All-in Diversity Project, an industry-driven, not-for-profit initiative that aims to benchmark diversity, equality, and inclusion across the global gaming and betting sectors.

New CyberMax™ System from Acres 4.0 will Bring Real-Time Data Collection Capabilities to Slot Floors, Elevating Benefits of TransAct’s Industry Leading Bonusing Tool 

 HAMDEN, Conn. & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2019-- TransAct® Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq: TACT) (“TransAct” or “the Company”), a global leader in software-driven technology and printing solutions for high-growth markets, announced today a new partnership with Acres 4.0 which will further elevate the capabilities of the Company’s Epicentral® 4.0 promotion and bonusing print system set to debut at the 2019 Global Gaming Expo (“G2E 2019”). Designed to create access to instantaneous slot player data across casino floors, the new CyberMax™ system from Acres 4.0 will feed TransAct’s industry-leading system with real-time player session data that will take the promotions and bonuses made possible by Epicentral 4.0 to a whole new level. TransAct will demonstrate the new capabilities made possible by this partnership as part of its product demonstrations at G2E 2019 (Booth #2423), to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 15-17, 2019 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

“Since introducing Epicentral six years ago, our unique promotion and bonusing print system has delivered proven results for customers as our printed coupons and bonuses have helped improve player engagement, increase player loyalty and enhance slot floor performance,” said Bart C. Shuldman, Chairman and CEO of TransAct Technologies. “While Epicentral has always delivered strong performance for our customers since its first implementation, one hurdle we have faced is the varied time delay between players’ real-time activity and the transmission of that player data from casino floor systems to Epicentral, data which is critical to creating results-focused targeted promotions and bonuses made possible by our system. With CyberMax, there is now a way to overcome the limitations of existing slot floor systems that cannot send detailed information on player events and often take up to 15 minutes to send this information to Epicentral. By working with the CyberMax solution, Epicentral will receive exponentially more player data and play events in real time without having to go through the casino’s slot system. This new partnership with Acres 4.0, by which we will leverage their revolutionary new CyberMax system, will enable Epicentral to act on real-time information thereby making promotional and bonus programs even more effective for casino operators around the globe.”

 Noah Acres, Vice President of Marketing for Acres 4.0, added, “CyberMax gives casinos unprecedented abilities to enhance the player experience. With access to player and machine data that is exponentially more robust and delivered in real-time, casinos are able to identify and fulfill player needs like never before. We’re thrilled to partner with TransAct and their Epicentral 4.0 solution, which using CyberMax, will be able to precisely deliver the right bonuses and promotions to the right player at the right time.”

TransAct’s new Epicentral 4.0, debuting at G2E 2019 for the first time, offers a significant leap forward with new and improved features designed to increase slot floor performance, all while providing operators with more powerful software that helps them optimize their deployment of the solution. Operators selecting Epicentral 4.0 will find a sleek, web-based user interface that creates an optimized user experience thanks to its clean aesthetic. Importantly, with the new version 4.0, Epicentral is now transformed into a SaaS-based software solution that dramatically shifts the capabilities of what the system can do for operators while creating for TransAct a whole new recurring revenue opportunity.

New features debuting with Epicentral 4.0 include:

     
  • All-new web-based user interface to improve the user experience
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  • A home page that includes a comprehensive dashboard showing a full overview of past and present promotions running on the floor, a list of carded players actively playing on the floor and a leaderboard of the top players with their number of active sessions
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  • A built-in query tool that allows users to find specific and refined data
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CyberMax is a revolutionary slot system that gives casinos total ownership and control of detailed behavioral data about their players and games. The foundation of CyberMax is a fast data pipeline that instantly delivers data to casino operators and any vendor they wish to share it with. Operators receive exponentially more data because reports occur in real-time with every handle pull, and include large amounts of information ignored by existing player tracking systems. This enables casino-approved third-party developers to economically test, deliver and maintain innovative applications, such as Epicentral 4.0.

Mr. Shuldman concluded, “We’re delighted to work with John Acres and his team to implement Epicentral 4.0 alongside CyberMax and believe that this new partnership will pay dividends for both companies and generate higher levels of future success for our customers. Real-time information sharing is something no other company has been able to deliver in casino settings to-date and we believe this represents a game-changing opportunity for application providers such as TransAct.“

For more information on the Company’s Epicentral solution, please visit http://www.transact-tech.com.

Company's advanced lottery products and services will provide improved gaming experiences for players
 
 

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation (hereinafter "IGT"), signed a five-year contract with the Oregon State Lottery to upgrade its central gaming system and provide, through a product sale, enhanced retailer equipment including self-service vending machines that will improve player experience. The contract will commence upon system go-live and allow for two five-year extension options.

IGT will convert the Lottery's current central system to Aurora®, IGT's comprehensive software platform that allows for system reliability, integrity, performance, and security with a user-friendly design to improve productivity. Included in the upgrade will be Order Wizard and Performance Wizard which offer enhanced business intelligence and analytics tools to maximize sales growth. IGT's Instants Processing System will also be implemented to support all aspects of the Lottery's instant ticket program including game inventory, distribution, and validation. In addition, the Lottery will purchase a wide variety of retailer technology, including IGT's newest self-service vending machine, GameTouch™ 20.

"IGT is a longtime partner of the Oregon Lottery," said Oregon Lottery Director Barry Pack. "We look forward to IGT delivering its latest technology to modernize our central system – allowing us to attract new players and implement new strategies for revenue growth."

"The Oregon Lottery will benefit from the security and reliability of IGT's enhanced central system, Aurora, that will help evolve, grow, and manage the lottery business to ensure maximum profits are returned to good causes in the state," said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. "IGT is committed to supporting the growth and innovation of its customers, and we're pleased to be continuing our long-term partnership with the Oregon Lottery."

The Oregon Lottery has been a customer of IGT's since the Lottery's inception in 1985. In addition to the Aurora central system and products outlined above, IGT provides the Lottery with instant ticket games and services, video lottery terminals, and its video gaming system.

LONDON--()--GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming software, services and online gaming content in the United States, today announces that GAN and Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. trading as ‘Parx Casino’ (“Parx Casino”) have launched Internet gaming in the State of New Jersey now available online 24/7 since Friday October 4, following a three-day soft launch period.

Parx Casino patrons can also link their Reward Card online to their counterpart Internet gambling account, enabled by GAN’s U.S. patented integration framework. This represents the second U.S. State that GAN has launched Parx Casino in, following the launch of Internet sports betting and Internet casino gaming in Pennsylvania on June 24 and July 15, respectively.

Highlights

  • Parx owns and operates the #1 land-based casino property in Pennsylvania located a short distance from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest City. In the most recent fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 Parx Casino generated $570m from slot machines and table games on-property representing a 18% share of the Pennsylvania’s $3.2bn gaming market.
  • GAN’s US-patented technology enables Parx Casino patrons enrolled in the on-property loyalty program, to sign up online and instantly link their reward cards to their online account permitting those guests to trade in their reward points earned from on-property gaming for cash online and/or to earn rewards points from Internet gaming and/or sports betting, to be subsequently redeemed on-property.

Management Commentary

Dermot Smurfit, Chief Executive Officer of GAN commented:

“Launching the largest casino in Pennsylvania online has now logically extended across the border into New Jersey, extending their reach into New Jersey’s fast-growing and established Internet gambling market. This represents an incremental revenue opportunity for GAN and is a logical extension of our technology infrastructure to serve Parx Casino patrons who routinely cross the invisible border between these two populous States.”

John Dixon, Chief Operating Officer of Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, Inc commented:

“GAN has now ably demonstrated it abilities to serve our business needs in multiple States which aligns with the cross-border nature of our existing retail gaming customer base. GAN’s launch in New Jersey was a case study in on-time delivery and professional excellence and will enable our patrons to gamble online in either Pennsylvania or New Jersey, as they wish.”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

  • For investors and Industry analysts: The core of a “Platform” from both a technical and regulatory standpoint is the Player Account Management System i.e. where highly sensitive customer and player activity data is stored and processed. Other elements of Platform can include a sportsbook transaction engine, gaming content integrations, payment services, marketing services, trading services and other ancillary activities. However, the core functionality to describe B2B systems and services as a 'Platform' is the Player Account Management System. This is also the layer of B2B activity which tends to require regulatory approval as a 'Platform' since it is the focal point of data and player security. Therefore, without the Player Account Management System, a service provider might be offering very valuable B2B functionality but not in the strictest sense a 'Platform' (source: Regulus Partners).
  • Pennsylvania’s population of 12.8m is +42% larger than New Jersey’s population of 8.9m.
  • There are currently twelve (12) land-based casino properties in Pennsylvania which together generated $3.2bn in land-based gross gaming revenue in fiscal year 2017/18 ending June 30, 2018.
  • Internet casino gaming in the neighbouring State of New Jersey is a fast-growing market which generated $221m in Gross Gaming Revenue in CY2017 (+30% Year on Year) and is anticipated to grow +20% Year on Year to ~$266m in CY2018E.
  • Patent 8,821,296 was issued to GAN plc in September 2014 and governs the automated authentication, card linkage and intra-system messaging between the on-property Casino Management System and GAN’s Internet gaming system. Already proven for Simulated Gaming, the launch of the real money Internet casino gaming for Parx Casino is anticipated to generate new on-property visitation by Internet-first players as well as increase visitation rates among patrons who first engage on-property with Parx Casino then subsequently play online from home, accumulating reward points from online play.
  • GAN has licensed its US Patent fourteen (14) times to major US casino operators and Parx Casino is the third land-based casino operator to license the Patent for real money Online Gaming following the licensing & services agreements between GAN and Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. announced November 2014; MDDC (The Borgata) announced December 2016; and Ocean Resort Casino announced July 2018.
  • The Federal ban on sports betting enshrined within Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act 1992 (“PASPA”) was repealed by the Supreme Court of the United States on May 14, 2018 permitting individual US States to pass their own sports betting laws.
  • Pennsylvania passed legislation bill HB 271 on October 26, 2017 (signed into law on October 30, 2017) enabling land-based casinos in the State of Pennsylvania to launch real money Internet gaming and (subject to the repeal of PASPA) Internet sports betting.

GAN | Overview

GAN is a leading B2B supplier of Internet gaming enterprise software-as-a-service solutions to the US land-based casino Industry. GAN is listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker: GAN

The Company has developed an Internet gaming enterprise software system, GameSTACK™, which it licenses principally to land-based US casino operators as a turnkey technology solution for both regulated real-money and/or virtual Simulated Gaming. GAN has fourteen (14) casino operators as clients of Simulated Gaming coast-to-coast across the US and Internationally; two (2) clients of real money Regulated Gaming in New Jersey; one (1) client of real money Regulated Gaming in Pennsylvania and ten (10) clients of real money Regulated Gaming in Europe.

The Internet Gaming System, developed in London under a UK Gambling Commission license, is certified to the highest technical standards currently required by gaming regulators. In January 2018 GAN announced a strategic partnership with SBTECH, a leading European B2B sports betting technology provider. In April 2017 GAN was granted a Casino Service Industry Enterprise license by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement being GAN’s first privileged gaming license in the United States. In May 2018, the US Supreme Court repealed PASPA and GAN confirmed the H2 launch of sports betting for US clients integrated into GAN’s enterprise software platform.

For more information please visit www.GAN.com.

Contacts

GAN
Dermot Smurfit
Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 20 7292 6262
dsmurfit@GAN.com

US Investors: The Equity Group
Adam Prior
aprior@equityny.com
212.371.8660

UK & Ireland Investors: Newgate Communications
Giles Croot
GAN@Newgatecomms.com
+44 (0)7974 982 510

Davy (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)
John Frain / Barry Murphy
+353 1 679 6363

Liberum (Joint Broker)
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LONDONOct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (IGT) announced today that the Company will reaffirm its video poker leadership with the trade show debut of the PeakBarTop™ cabinet at the Global Gaming Expo ("G2E"), Oct. 14-17 in Las Vegas, Nev. As the undisputed leader in video poker content and hardware, IGT's introduction of the PeakBarTop represents a meaningful step forward for the gaming segment.

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IGT Reaffirms Video Poker Leadership with Launch of PeakBarTop Cabinet at G2E 2019

 

The highly anticipated gaming machine features a curved, 23-inch display and a range of other tech-advanced features such as enhanced lighting and sound, a USB charging port, a comp-drink indicator, improved serviceability and more. IGT conducted extensive focus groups that included operators, players and even bartenders to ensure that the PeakBarTop delivers an unrivalled experience and optimal functionality.IGT Reaffirms Video Poker Leadership with Launch of PeakBarTop Cabinet at G2E 2019

"Through sustained innovation and continued diversification of our video poker content and hardware portfolio, IGT has maintained commanding leadership in this important product segment," said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America. "At G2E we'll fortify this position by introducing the PeakBarTop, a cabinet that underwent extensive focus testing to ensure it's the most elite, functional, and player-pleasing hardware in its class. The PeakBarTop will be complemented by a range of new poker products, including titles for the single-display CrystalCurve cabinet, that our customers can leverage to expand their video poker offering and engage players in new ways."

Because IGT leverages the Ascent platform for video-based content development, the Company can offer a wide range of gaming experiences on the PeakBarTop spanning video poker, slots, keno and roulette. At G2E, IGT will showcase new versions of player-favorite IGT video poker games such as Game King®, Ultimate X Poker®, and Super Star Poker®, as well as new games on the PeakBarTop. The Company will also offer many of its 'Proven Performer' slot titles such as Scarab™ and Solar Disc™, Keno games such as Wolf Run® Keno and DaVinci Diamonds® Keno, and Glorious Roulette™ on the new PeakBarTop.

In addition to debuting the PeakBarTop, IGT will demonstrate new and player-favorite video poker and Keno titles on a variety of cabinets including the CrystalCurve™, CrystalSlant Poker and Cobalt™ 23 cabinets.

 

For more information visit IGT.com.

 

About IGT
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Contact:
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Francesco Luti, +39 3485475493; for Italian media inquiries
James Hurley, Investor Relations, +1 (401) 392-7190
Michelle Schenk, Global Communications, +1 (702) 669-8177

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LAS VEGAS and ATLANTAOct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announced the Florida Lottery (the "Lottery") has selected Scientfic Games as its primary instant games provider through 2027, continuing a more than 30-year partnership on Scratch-Offs that grew the Lottery to one of the most successful in the world. Partnering with Scientific Games, the Lottery has experienced nine consecutive years of record instant game retail sales and is perenially ranked among the Top 5 lotteries worldwide for instant game per capita sales (La Fleur's Almanac).

The Company received the highest technical score from the State of Florida for an overall business solution that may generate up to $8.5 billion in funding for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund during the term of the agreement. Scientific Games was chosen for its ability to continue to drive profits for the Florida Lottery with innovative, high-performing Scratch-Off games, advanced logistics and retailer optimization.

The new seven-year Scientific Games contract, which may be extended by the Lottery up to an additional seven years, includes an integrated portfolio of unique game content, products and services designed to maximize Lottery proceeds. The Company will provide its latest generation SciTrak Ultra® suite of instant games management tools, SCiQ® intelligent instant game retail ecosystem, analytics and insights and continued use of exciting licensed properties such as MONOPOLY™ and LOTERIA™ in Scratch-Off games, brands that are especially popular with Florida players.

 

"We set out to sign a contract that allows us to continue offering the best games possible at a cost-savings to the state," said Florida Lottery Secretary Jim Poppell.  "In collaboration with Scientific Games, the Lottery will continue to offer best-in-class Lottery products, emphasize our responsible gaming initiatives, and maximize revenues in support of Governor DeSantis' bold vision for education in our state."

Since 1997, Scientific Games Enhanced Partnership (SGEP) has powered the Florida Lottery's instant games to perform 52% better than the lottery industry average with a 10-year compound average growth rate of 122%. SGEP begins and ends with entertaining game content driven by analytics and insights, managing every aspect of a Lottery's instant product portfolio from game design to manufacturing, inside sales, warehousing, distribution, and retailer programs.

John Schulz, Senior Vice President Lottery Instant Products for Scientific Games, said, "We are pleased the Florida Lottery chose Scientific Games for our unique ability to grow profits to benefit so many students in the state of Florida. We will continue to provide our world class SGEP services to expertly manage the full lifecycle of the Lottery's instant games, as well as the great licensed brands that Florida players love."

Scientific Games launched the world's first secure retail instant game in 1974, the first digital instant game in the U.S. in 2014, and is the leading provider of lottery interactive games, mobile apps, player loyalty programs and other interactive products and services in the U.S. lottery industry. The Company is also the fastest growing lottery systems technology provider in the U.S. Scientific Games provides games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries around the globe, including nearly every North American lottery. 

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About Scientific Games

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, 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.

The information contained on, or that may be accessed through, our website is not incorporated by reference into, and is not a part of, this document.

Company Contacts:
SG Lottery Communications:
Therese Minella, APR  +1 770-825-4219
Director, Lottery Communications
therese.minella@scientificgames.com

Corporate Communications:
Susan Cartwright  +1 702-532-7981
Vice President, Corporate Communications
susan.cartwright@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 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 February 28, 2019 (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.

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NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (NASDAQ: INSE) today announced it has signed a worldwide exclusive brand partnership with legendary hockey star Jaromir Jágr. Pursuant to this partnership, Inspired, a leading provider of Server Based Gaming, Virtual Sports and Interactive Gaming, expects to use Jágr's image and likeness in its gaming products for the virtual sports, casino and lottery sectors, as well as digital variants for online and mobile.

Jaromir Jágr is an Olympic gold-medal winning professional ice hockey player who's made history as one of the most prolific point scorers in National Hockey League ("NHL") history. Over the course of his 24-year career he has played for the Penguins, Capitals, Rangers, Flyers, Stars, Bruins, Devils, Panthers and Flames. He has won two consecutive Stanley Cups and individually received the Art Ross Trophy as the scoring champion five times, the Lester B. Pearson Award for the NHL's outstanding player as voted by the NHL Players' Association three times, and the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable player. He is considered one of the greatest professional hockey players of all time and is one of only 29 players in the Triple Gold Club, having won the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, the Olympic Ice Hockey tournament and the Stanley Cup.

"I am very excited about this partnership and the opportunity to be the face of Inspired's suite of hockey gaming products," said Jaromir Jágr. "I have been increasingly impressed with their creativity and innovation in using live action to establish themselves with leading edge technology in Virtual Sports. I've done almost everything imaginable on the ice in my hockey career so I can't wait to see the breakout plays that Inspired puts together for Virtual Hockey."

In addition to being the talent behind Inspired's upcoming Virtual Hockey game, Jágr is expected to become the face of the Company's new slot game 'Jágr Super Slots', expected to launch later this year throughout its global customer base, and be featured in its live action penalty shoot-out game and bingo game that are under development for anticipated release in 2020.

"We are thrilled to announce Jaromir Jágr as the face of Inspired's newest suite of games," said Brooks Pierce, President and Chief Operating Officer of Inspired. "With an impressively long and successful career, Jaromir is one of hockey's greatest performers and personalities. Jaromir's fans will appreciate the realistic quality of the action and imagery in all of the gaming products we are creating."

Many of these new Jágr-inspired products will be showcased at the Company's booth at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America, October 15th to 17th at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

To celebrate this new brand partnership, Jágr will be making a VIP guest appearance at Inspired's G2E booth #4130 on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 1:00pm PT to 3:00pm PT, where Inspired is bringing content and solutions that demonstrate what makes the company "Essential Entertainment".

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 2, 2019 – Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the “Company") through its subsidiary Bally Gaming Inc., today announced that Kewadin Casinos in Michigan has completed the installation of a new systems upgrade and games package powered by Scientific Games technology.

This upgrade includes a broad array of key Scientific Games systems products, including the award-winning iVIEW 4 technology - Scientific Games’ next-generation player interface display which enables the casino to show dynamic marketing animations and videos with instant response through a state-of-the-art integrated multi-touch display for increased player interaction.

To take point-of-play marketing to the next level, Kewadin Casinos has installed the SG Web Content Manager, a cutting-edge web content management solution that supports lightweight HTML5 content and a suite of tools for analytics, rules and scheduling.

In order to take full advantage of this new interface system, the upgrade is accompanied by Scientific Games’ Elite Bonusing Suite® (EBS) at all five properties, delivering the latest technology in bonusing suites. EBS is a group of marketing applications that automates promotions and player loyalty programs, launches new floor-level interactive promotions, and rewards players at the point of play via the seamless integration with iVIEW.

Kewadin Casinos marks the first Scientific Games systems user in Michigan to install iVIEW 4, making the selected casinos flagship sites for Scientific Games Systems products.

The Kewadin Michigan casinos included in the recent upgrade are:

Sault Ste. Marie
St. Ignace
Christmas
Hessel
Manistique

“We pride ourselves in the gaming experiences and innovative technologies we use to keep our players engaged and satisfied,” said Allen Kerridge, CEO of Kewadin Casinos. “Scientific Games’ breadth of systems, technologies and exciting content library were key factors in our decision to partner with them.”

In addition to the Systems purchase, Kewadin Casinos will place a substantial number of Scientific Games’ slot games in all five casinos over 36 months. This will include popular lease and for-sale titles such as JAMES BOND™, MONOPOLY, Quick Hit®, Lock It Link®, Ultimate Fire Link®, Jin Ji Bao Xi™, Jinse Dao™, THE WIZARD OF OZ™ and the new Dancing Drums Explosion™. These exciting titles, combined with the powerful Scientific Games Systems package, will provide players with the latest in the Scientific Games portfolio and technologies.

“We are pleased that Kewadin Casinos has chosen our SG Systems and EBS technologies, in addition to our exciting leased and for-sale titles. We are committed to this opportunity to enhance the effectiveness of Kewadin Casinos’ player interactions and to provide compelling gaming experiences via our cutting-edge products and solutions that will set a new standard in player engagement,” said Bob Parente, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of Scientific Games.

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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.

Company Contacts

Gaming Communications:

Scientific Games: Lauren Coombs +1 702-532-5191 Senior Marketing Manager lauren.coombs@scientificgames.com

Corporate Communications:

Scientific Games: Susan Cartwright +1 702-532-7981 Vice President, Corporate Communications susan.cartwright@scientificgames.com

Investor Relations:

Scientific Games: Michael Quartieri +1 702-532-7658 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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 February 28, 2019 (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.

 

Fantini Research has launched its comprehensive coverage of G2E with a special section on the company’s website: https://www.fantiniresearch.com/conventions/g2e/g2e-2019.html

The G2E section is a one-stop destination for all you want and need to know about the gaming industry’s leading trade show.

Every day, all announcements and news releases about G2E from exhibitors will be posted to https://www.fantiniresearch.com/conventions/g2e/g2e-2019-trade-show-exhibitor-news.html

When G2E arrives, Fantini Research will once again provide the show’s most unique and invaluable coverage:

• CEO One-On-One Interviews. Videoed talks lead by Fantini Research CEO Frank Fantini. Hear leading CEO’s discuss their outlooks for the gaming industry and for their companies in this prestigious series.

• At-Booth Product Demos. See for yourself the industry-changing products from a wide variety of content and technology providers right from the G2E trade show floor.

• Emerging Companies. Hear the CEOs of young and innovative companies discuss their plans for changing the gaming industry.



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IGT PlaySports technology makes legal sports betting a reality for operators in ten U.S. states

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (IGT) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that the Company extended its U.S. sports betting footprint to Arkansas with the recent IGT PlaySports deployment at the Saracen Casino Annex in Pine Bluff, Ark. The unique Quapaw Nation-operated facility sits adjacent to the Tribe's in-development, Saracen Casino Resort, and is processing retail sports bets through the PlaySports platform and the venue's PlaySports kiosks. IGT is contracted to also provide sports betting technology at the Saracen Casino Resort when the venue opens in 2020.

"The market-readiness of the IGT PlaySports solution and the experience of our team enabled IGT to make sports betting a reality at the Saracen Casino Annex on an accelerated timeline," said Enrico Drago, IGT PlayDigital Senior Vice President. "Adding Arkansas to the growing list of states with IGT PlaySports deployment was another important milestone that validates IGT's leadership as a B2B platform provider. We look forward to expanding our relationship with the Quapaw Nation when the Saracen Casino Resort opens next year."

With this deployment, IGT PlaySports is now powering sports betting in ten U.S. states and at a range of betting venues in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Mississippi, West Virginia, Rhode Island and Nevada.

To learn why winners choose IGT PlaySports visit IGT.com.

About IGT
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has more than 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

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LAS VEGAS (October 1, 2019) – Attendees at G2E 2019 will find virtually any and every service they need to succeed everywhere in the world in Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) booth #4430. At the show, GLI will invite attendees to join in the GLI Experience, where they will see for themselves how GLI can light the way to everywhere they want to go.

The GLI Experience is personally guided by GLI’s experts and includes up-close looks at the what, why, and how that set GLI apart from all other independent test labs.

“We bring a global perspective to independent test labs that no one else can offer. That’s because for 30 years, GLI has worked hard to help our regulator clients maintain the public trust and to help our supplier clients get everywhere they want to go,” said Christie Eickelman, Vice President of Global Marketing. “At G2E, we’ll be talking with attendees about our expertise and innovative and cost-effective testing services that can help them excel, whether they are in the regulatory, supplier, or operations side of the industry.”

As a company, GLI is celebrating 30 years of service to the global gaming industry. Additionally, its Latin America division is celebrating 20 years of service to that region.

Today the company spans 24 locations strategically situated on six continents and offers an unparalleled combination of local focus with a uniquely global perspective, allowing local gaming markets to take advantage of GLI’s formidable global testing and certification resources.

GLI’s global reach also provides total access into both mature and emerging land-based, iGaming, and sports wagering markets.

GLI’s uncompromising methodologies employ multiple rounds of testing and meticulous quality control by separate teams of mathematicians and engineers who utilize award-winning tools, such as 24/7 test automation, to deliver the highest quality results with unsurpassed precision.

GLI offers a wide range of professional services, including world-class educational resources through GLI University® and a comprehensive suite of customized professional services and cybersecurity solutions.
ADELAIDE, Australia (2 October 2019) – Samantha Powell, Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) General Manager of Asia-Pacific, has been named to GGB Magazine’s “2019-2020 Class of Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40.”

Powell was recently promoted to General Manager. This honor is the latest in a series of recent awards received by GLI staff and underscores the development of top leaders, a core value at GLI.

“We are thrilled that Samantha has been recognized for her unrelenting passion, infectious commitment, and inspiring leadership,” said GLI President/CEO James Maida. “At GLI, we like to say we will walk through walls to help our clients, and Samantha’s dedication to our clients and the work we do for them is a perfect example of our approach to every client everywhere in the world.”

According to its website, the Class of Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40 is a program that recognizes young professional gaming leaders under the age of 40 who are making significant impacts in the casino gaming industry and are on track to be the industry’s next generation of leaders. The emerging leaders of gaming are selected by The Innovation Group and Global Gaming Business magazine.

Aruze Gaming (“Aruze”) is delighted to announce the global premiere of Roll To Win Craps™ at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina.

Aruze Gaming (“Aruze”) is delighted to announce the global premiere of Roll To Win Craps™ at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina. Harrah’s Cherokee is managed by Caesars Entertainment LLC, and is an enterprise of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This North American install will be the first in the world to go live.

Roll To Win Craps™ is a ground-breaking semi-autonomous craps game which allows players to shoot real dice across a large LED playing field screen. Utilizing the same footprint as a traditional craps table, the bright LED panels on Roll To Win Craps™ display amazing graphics and eye-catching animations. Individual player stations accept cash and provide tickets, so no physical chips are needed for play. Players are able to place bets privately on their screen, and then see their virtual chips displayed on the main playing field.

“Throughout the development process for Roll To Win Craps™, Caesars provided invaluable feedback to help us create a product that was perfectly suited to both player and operator needs,” said Brandon Knowles, Executive Director of Table Games at Aruze. “Because of their involvement and continued support of this product, we are really thrilled to have the first install at one of their most beautiful properties.”

Because of the unique nature of Roll To Win Craps™, where bets are always tracked along with who the shooter is, Aruze is available to offer a Hot Shooter side bet. This side bet makes the best part of a craps game – a hot streak – even more exciting.

“Offering cutting edge products for our guests is a big priority,” said Brooks Robinson, Regional Senior Vice President and General Manager of Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos. “Partnering with Aruze to introduce this new spin on a classic is really exciting for us.”

 

About Aruze Gaming
Aruze Gaming designs, develops, and manufactures slot machines and gaming devices for the global casino market. With affiliates in America, Hong Kong, Australia, South Africa, Macau, Philippines, and Japan, Aruze Gaming produces innovative gaming products, including high-resolution video and stepper slot machines, communal gaming products, and multi-terminal devices.
For more news and information about Aruze, please visit http://www.aruzegaming.com.

About Caesars’ Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort
An enterprise of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina. The Casino has 150,000 square feet of gaming space with over 3,600 slot games and 150 traditional table games such as blackjack, roulette and craps. The property also features over 1,100 hotel rooms, the Le Fu Men gaming area, 10 restaurants, the ESSENCE Lounge, the luxurious 18,000 square foot Mandara Spa, 9 retail shops and the 3,000 plus seat Event Center. In addition to the 56-acre property, guests have privileged access to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian-owned Sequoyah National Golf Club. Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is also home to the UltraStar Multi-tainment center which features 24 bowling lanes, an arcade, 3 bars and 200 seat restaurant with event stage.

Combination Diversifies and Broadens Scale and Scope of Inspired's Footprint and Product Offering

NEW YORKOct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (INSE) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Gaming Technology Group ("NTG") of Novomatic UK Ltd. ("Novomatic UK"), a division of NOVOMATIC GROUP, a leading international supplier of gaming equipment and solutions. 

This acquisition combines Inspired's position and expertise in server based gaming, virtual sports and interactive with NTG's diversified gaming products and popular content, across a complementary customer base.  Inspired is a leading supplier of Category B2/B3 gaming terminals, and NTG is a leading supplier of Category B3, C and D gaming terminals to pubs, arcades, motorway service areas and holiday resorts in the UK.  Inspired will now supply (i) gaming systems with associated terminals and content for more than 58,000 gaming machines located in betting shops, pubs, gaming halls and other route operations, (ii) virtual sports products through more than 44,000 retail channels, (iii) digital games for 100+ websites and (iv) a variety of amusement entertainment solutions with a total installed base of more than 19,000 devices. Inspired continues to be well positioned to supply an extensive range of products and services across the UK, Europe and beyond.

Inspired plans to draw on each organization's core strengths to broaden offerings, bring differentiated gaming products to new sectors and geographies, accelerate key growth initiatives and offer enhanced capabilities, systems, field service and content.  The addition of NTG is expected to help diversify Inspired's UK business and enable Inspired to expand into contiguous customer segments with very little overlap of existing customers. Inspired's position and expertise in server based gaming is expected to accelerate NTG's development initiatives to transition the pub gaming sector from analog to digital gaming machines, systems and content. Together, Inspired and NTG are well positioned to capitalize on further converting NTG's game library for online deployment.

"This acquisition is transformational for Inspired as it unites two highly complementary businesses to create a company that we expect to be a leader in the gaming industry with innovative content, state-of-the-art technology and an expansive footprint," said Lorne Weil, Executive Chairman of Inspired.  "We see significant opportunities across the combined companies to accelerate our growth, expand our reach and set new standards for innovation and service in the industry."

Mr. Weil continued, "The larger scale of the combined organization will offer a one-stop service for gaming, virtual sports, interactive and leisure products – and a complete gaming solution that operators can use to reach players wherever they are, whenever they want to play and in any channel they choose.  We expect to be able to deliver meaningful value to our shareholders as the acquisition is integrated."

To acquire NTG, Inspired paid approximately €104.6 million in cash.  In connection with the acquisition, Inspired entered into a new term loan facility for £140 million and €90 million and a £20 million revolving credit facility. The term loan facility was used, in part, to finance the acquisition, to pay off existing indebtedness and to pay fees and expenses related to the acquisition and related financing.  The refinancing of the current debt is expected to result in a reduction in cost of debt capital.

Inspired expects to achieve US$12.3 million to US$13.3 million of annual cost synergies (across cost of sales and selling, general and administrative costs and excluding one off implementation costs), within six months of the closing date based upon the 1.269 USD/GBP spot exchange rate at the time of signing of the transaction, through shared costs and increased scale.  Inspired expects to be able to make efficient use of shared manufacturing, engineering, software development, field maintenance and customer service to drive growth and cost savings.  Inspired further expects to reduce capital deployed in the pub gaming sector.

About Inspired Entertainment, Inc.
Inspired offers an expanding portfolio of content, technology, hardware and services for regulated gaming, betting, lottery, and leisure operators across retail and mobile channels around the world. The Company's gaming, virtual sports, interactive and leisure products appeal to a wide variety of players, creating new opportunities for operators to grow their revenue. The Company operates in approximately 35 jurisdictions worldwide, supplying gaming systems with associated terminals and content for more than 58,000 gaming machines located in betting shops, pubs, gaming halls and other route operations; virtual sports products through more than 44,000 retail channels; digital games for 100+ websites; and a variety of amusement entertainment solutions with a total installed base of more than 19,000 devices.  Additional information can be found at www.inseinc.com.

Forward-Looking Statements 
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding Inspired's plans with respect to the combined operations of Inspired and NTG, the expected effects of the acquisition of NTG, anticipated effects of the refinancing of existing indebtedness and projected synergies. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "plan," "will," "would" and "project" and other similar expressions that indicate future events or trends or are not statements of historical matters. These statements are based on Inspired's management's current expectations and beliefs, as well as a number of assumptions concerning future events.

Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other important factors, many of which are outside of Inspired's control and all of which could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Inspired's views as of any subsequent date, and Inspired does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date they were made, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in forward-looking statements include, without limitation:  unanticipated difficulties or expenditures relating to the transaction, including, without limitation, difficulties that result in the failure to realize expected synergies, efficiencies and cost savings from the proposed transaction within the expected time period (if at all); disruptions of Inspired's and the NTG's current plans, operations and relationships with customers and suppliers caused by the transaction; potential difficulties in Inspired's and NTG's ability to retain employees as a result of the transaction; unforeseen challenges with respect to post-closing integration; and the other factors described in the "Risk Factors" section of Inspired's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018 and Inspired's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, which are available, free of charge, on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov and on Inspired's site at www.inseinc.com.

 

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London & Dublin - October 1, 2019: GAN plc ("GAN" or the "Company"), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gambling software, services and online gaming content in the United States, today announced the release of quarterly key performance indicators[1] for the third quarter of 2019, highlighting continued YoY growth reflecting high demand for Internet sports betting and Internet casino gaming in New Jersey and (launched during the third quarter) the State of Pennsylvania.


Management Commentary

Dermot Smurfit, CEO of GAN commented:

"Unprecedented year on year growth rate experienced in Q3 demonstrates our Platform technology's ability to scale to meet the needs of our diverse clients seeking to operate Internet sports betting, at scale, in technically challenging U.S. intra-State markets following the repeal of PASPA by the U.S Supreme Court in May of last year, the 25year long-standing Federal bad on sports betting.

The third quarter benefitted from stronger-than-expected demand for U.S sports betting during the seasonally weaker Summer months as well as the first month of American Football NFL season which commenced on September 5 and continues through to Super Bowl LIII on February 2, 2020.

The exceptional growth rate year on year is exaggerated by (i) mass-market U.S. Internet sports bettors in New Jersey crossing over into the online Casino before, during and after sports events, which is proving particularly lucrative for GAN; and (ii) the faster-than-anticipated ramp-up of Pennsylvania Internet gamblers, since launch in June 2019, which today sees more Pennsylvanians gambling online than residents of New Jersey, which has been online since November 2013 (with Internet sports betting since September 2018).


Third Quarter 2019 Highlights

This Quarterly publication discloses the Active Player-Days, Average Revenue Per Active Player-Day (ARPDAU) and Gross Operator Revenue, in which GAN participates worldwide in regulated real money Internet gambling markets and Simulated Gaming™.

· Gross Operator Revenue, which comprises the sum of gross revenue from Simulated Gaming; gross gaming revenue from real money regulated Gaming; and gross sports win from real money regulated Sports betting, increased 202.7% year-over-year and 47.3% quarter-over-quarter to $80.9 million. This change was driven by strong growth in real money regulated gambling in the US.

· Active Player-Days at 5.4 million is an increase of 59% year-over-year and increase of 13.5% quarter over quarter.

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NOVOMATIC Americas will present its latest gaming innovations at the Sands Exposition Center in Las Vegas from October 15-17th, booth #1259. NOVOMATIC Americas will once again offer an impressive exhibition of Winning Technology as well as their latest in games and equipment.

An extensive product portfolio that showcases brand new games and game mixes, progressive jackpots, sports betting kiosks, system solutions and ETGs for the U.S. and surrounding markets will be on full display at G2E 2019. Commercial, Tribal, and VGT operators will be able to experience the wide-ranging product suite available and understand how NOVOMATIC Americas’ award-winning technology can boost their operations.

“We are focused on progressives and launching several new progressive product lines: PAY DAY™ Progressives with the new Pay Day™ Plus, the MONEY PARTY™ Link including Fruity Fruity™ and Juicy Juicy™ and our THUNDER CASH™ Link are all designed for a complete progressive entertainment experience,” says Rick Meitzler, President and CEO of NOVOMATIC Americas. “In terms of progressives, we will also showcase the new Samurai Beauty™, and customers shouldn’t miss this high-visibility presentation using the giant video wall and choreographed content. This package was a highlight at ICE in London, and we are bringing the U.S. version here to present this product in a unique style.” 

Spearheaded by the fantastic success of the THUNDER CASH™ Link, available on the PANTHERA™ Curve 1.43 and the V.I.P. Lounge™ Curve 1.43 which both feature the curved 43” 4K displays, various cabinet sizes for all-sized venues will showcase a selection of new games. Featuring among them are Dragon Hits™ as well as Prize of the Nile™ and Prized Panda™ – both part of the PAY DAY™ Progressives family – from the NOVOMATIC Americas Mount Prospect games studio.

The THUNDER CASH™ Link jackpot will show progressive prowess with popular and diverse themes like Emperor's China™, The Great Conqueror™ and Empress of the Pyramids™. The MONEY PARTY™ Link will premiere Juicy Juicy™ and Fruity Fruity™ on the PANTHERA™ Curve
1.43, and Samurai Beauty™ with its beautiful presentation will command attention on the NOVOMATIC stand.

The PANTHERA™ Curve 1.43, V.I.P. Lounge™ Curve 1.43, and V.I.P. Lounge™ 2.32 cabinets continue to bring top performance to North American gaming floors. These and other popular NOVOMATIC cabinets, like the PANTHERA™ 2.27 will be also presented with a variety of multigame editions for the international and Latin American markets.

The established NOVO LINE Novo Unity™ II platform will demonstrate the multiple variations of the popular ETG system showcasing the latest in side-betting features.

New mixes for the Illinois and Pennsylvania VGT markets will have a dedicated booth-within-abooth location, and exciting products premiering in Puerto Rico will not disappoint. The scalable and modular myACP casino management system will be featured with new player recognition programs for the Illinois and Pennsylvania VGT markets including a new NOVO Rewards™ player recognition kiosk.

Capitalizing on the incredible success of the NOVOMATIC ActionBook™ self-service sports betting kiosk, the prominent placement in the NOVOMATIC sports lounge will allow customers to experience the latest in customer sports betting capabilities.

Executives of the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, Greentube, will also be present at the booth in Las Vegas to discuss the capabilities of new online and social gaming products.

“This year has been one of tremendous growth for us,” stated Meitzler. “With the success of our THUNDER CASH™ Link, our NOVOMATIC ActionBook™ kiosk and so much more, 2019 has been a good year and this G2E is a celebration of that!”

Visitors to the Ainsworth section of booth #1259 will see the evolution of the popular QuickSpin® brand with more than ten titles that offer innovative uses of the giant wheel on the sleek A640
portrait screen cabinet. High performing titles such as Super Charged 7s, Super Lantern 8s, Super Crystal 7s and the recently released MultiPlay Super Charged 7s will take centre stage alongside new concepts such as Turbo Charged 7s, Super Lit Vegas and Super Charged 7s Classic.
Additionally, Ainsworth will show Super Sonic 7s, a version of Super Charged 7s built for the EVO® and A600 dual screen cabinets.
Ainsworth High Denomination content has been among the top earning games in North America for several years. At the Las Vegas show, Ainsworth will show how this top performing content is being leveraged across platforms, as titles like Mustang Money 2, Dollar Chief, Dollar Action and Grand Dragon can now be placed on single-screen cabinets, including the A640 and A560SL Noir.

Elsewhere in AGT’s high limit area, casino operators can check out the premiere of two new Symbol Driven Linked Progressive games built specifically for high denom: Kanga Riches and Fortune Ox, each take the success of strong math models and combine it with fresh art and a thrilling progressive jackpot chase. In total, the Ainsworth product display will be comprised of more than 125 gaming cabinets. Which highlight the broad offer for customers in Class III, Class II, Tribal Lottery System and Historical Horse Racing markets.