Scientific Games opens Krakow ‘development centre’ to support digital ambitions

Matt Davey – SG Digital

Nasdaq-listed industry technology provider Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has announced that it will open a ‘remote development centre’ in Krakow Poland to aid the growth of its SG Digital division.

Updating the market, SGC governance expects to open its Krakow development centre this Q1 2018, with the new division working on all core SG digital products for its lottery, sports betting and igaming services.

Confirming SGC’s Krakow development initiatives Matt Davey, Group CEO of SG Digital, details:

“The Krakow opening will be our fourth centre in Europe as we accelerate our growth, underpinned by our product-led strategy. The advanced hubs are staffed by leaders in their fields and provide the platform to ensure that SG Digital remains at the forefront of technology in the digital gaming, lottery and sports industry.”

SG Digital plans to staff the Krakow centre with over new 100 product-focused employees by the end of 2018.

Chris Armes – SG Digital

The new centre becomes SG Digital’s fourth major development hub in Europe and will complement its existing operations in London, Athens and Stockholm, demonstrating its commitment to product development across the region.

Chris Armes Chief Technology Officer, at SG Digital; “Opening the new Krakow centre underlines our commitment to continuously boost our best-in-class offering. This location will be directly aligned with our other European technology hubs and form a great asset for the SG Digital business unit,”

“Poland has a fantastic reputation when it comes to tech personnel. From experience, we know there is a well-trained, high-energy talent pool of people that have extensive industry and domain expertise.”

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