LAS VEGAS, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") won many prestigious international awards including the Gaming Intelligence Awards 2018 "Lottery Supplier of the Year" for the fourth year in a row, and "Social Casino Supplier of the Year" at gaming industry award events kicking off ICE Totally Gaming 2018 and the London Affiliate Conference.
Additionally, the Company won Gaming Intelligence's "Innovation of the Year" accolade for ONEVoice – Scientific Games' newest market research platform. The ONEVoice market research online community (MROC) offers lottery operators a panel of engaged consumers offering 360-degree feedback on play experiences, so that insights can be used to optimize future products. Scientific Games was also highly commended in the "Game of the Year" category for WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET™ multi-state linked instant lottery game.
Kevin Sheehan, President and Chief Executive Officer at Scientific Games, said, "It's a great honor to win so many awards from such distinguished industry award programs. We are extremely proud that our hard work and industry-leading innovation continues to be recognized throughout the international gaming, lottery and digital industries. We are building momentum as an industry leader, offering our customers the broadest gaming portfolio, engaging content, innovative technology platforms and excellent service."
Matt Davey, Group Chief Executive, Digital for Scientific Games, Jason Wallbridge, SG Digital Chief Operating Officer, and Pat McHugh, SVP, Global Lottery Systems, were all named in the Gaming Intelligence "Hot 50", which recognizes the individuals who have made a significant contribution to their company or the industry during the past year.
At the Global Gaming Awards London 2018, Matt Davey was named "CEO of the Year" for his remarkable leadership of NYX Gaming Group, which was recently acquired by Scientific Games.
The esteemed awards programs were judged by a leading panel of industry experts and business leaders and are designed to reward excellence across the industry's leading operators and suppliers in a host of categories.
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Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. The company is #1 in technology-based gaming systems, digital real-money gaming and sports betting platforms, casino table games and utility products and lottery instant games, and a leading provider of games, systems and services for casino, lottery and social gaming. Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com.
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