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OpenSports secures triple entry into Canada’s single sports era

Scientific Games Corporation has strengthened its position in North America by becoming the first regulated sportsbook platform provider to offer singles betting in Canada. The firm went live with its offering from day one as the regulated Canadian market embraced singles betting on 27 August. Its OpenSports product suite now powers the sportsbooks of British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), Loto-Quebec and Atlantic Lottery …

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Scientific Games debuts OpenGaming in Colombia via Betsson partnership

Scientific Games Corporation has debuted its OpenGaming ecosystem in Colombia this week with Betsson Group which last year acquired a 70% stake in one of the country’s first licensed operators, Colbet. Initially, Colbet customers can access games developed by SG’s in-house studios, along with content supplied by its newly acquired business Lightning Box, as well as third-party providers Big Time Gaming and ReelPlay. The full OpenGaming portfolio is set to …

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Scientific Games returns to profitable trading as unit sell-off looms 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) pointed to positive group-wide commercial gains, as the firm accelerates plans to divest the technology group’s lottery and sports betting units disclosed during the quarter.    Publishing its Q2 trading results, SGC registered consolidated group revenues of $880 million, up 63% on corresponding Q2 2019 results of $539 million. Period growth was primarily attributed to the …

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Scientific Games wins instant games supplier contract for Santa Casa Portugal

Scientific Games Corporation has been selected as the exclusive instant games supplier to Portugal’s Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa (Santa Casa) on a three-year contract. Santa Casa is a charitable organisation, responsible for distributing all funds generated by Portugal’s national lottery and football pool products. The lottery is Europe’s fourth-largest instant game operator with the vertical producing about $1.9bn of its annual …

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SportCast: Bringing game-changing concepts to evolve sports betting

SportCast

SportCast, a pioneer of the BetBuilder concept, is eyeing the ‘next phase’ of its vision to redefine the sports betting experience with the backing of Scientific Games. SBC News caught up with SportCast Managing Director Ryan Coombs and Operations Director Matthew Turk to find out how the recent acquisition will help drive future innovations from SportCast. This includes its ambitious plans …

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Scientific Games reviews ASX options to trim debt 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) is reportedly reviewing strategic options to list its business on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).  The Australian Financial Review (AFR) has reported that SGC has recruited Sydney-based investment bank Jarden Australia to draft the company’s pathway towards listing on the ASX. An ASX-listing is detailed as one option to address SGC’s long-term debt reduction, which currently …

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Scientific Games ranks as Greece’s top tech workplace

Scientific Games has been recognised as Greece’s best technology workplace, having ranked fifth on the ‘Hellas – Great Place to Work’ corporate employment index.  The Nasdaq technology group jumped-up two spots on the Hellas 2021 employment index, registering as Greek tech’s highest-ranking incumbent. The ‘Great Place to Work’ index is published annually by the Hellas business institute, recognising the companies …

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CasinoBeats Slots Festival to showcase hottest new games releases of spring 2021

CasinoBeats Slots Festival May 2021

The second CasinoBeats Slots Festival of 2021 will once again provide a valuable showcase for games developers to present their latest titles to an audience of igaming operators and affiliates. The online festival on 11 May will see the hottest new slots, including a range of as yet unreleased games, presented in a dedicated interactive environment that allows the industry’s …

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Victor Blanco to join Scientific Games as new CTO

Victor Blanco to join Scientific Games as new CTO

The board of Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that Victor Blanco will join the Nasdaq technology group as Chief Technology Officer in 2022. In his forthcoming role, Blanco will take responsibility for Scientific Games’ technology strategy across gaming, lottery, sports betting, and igaming, as well as support the development and execution of its range of games.  “Scientific Games has …

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