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Royal Ascot generates ‘record number of transactions’ for SG’s OpenSports

Despite this year’s Royal Ascot taking place behind closed doors, Scientific Games reported a ‘record breaking’ number of account transactions across its OpenSports platform on the first day of the meeting. The sports betting technology provider recorded a 44% increase in the volume of bets placed on the opening day of the event when compared to last year. Meanwhile, there …

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Scientific Games inks LOTTO Thüringe extension

Scientific Games has added a three-year extension to its deal with Germany’s LOTTO Thüringe which will see SG supply instant win games from 2021. The agreement, which may be extended by one further year, will include SG’s value-added products and services including digital instant games, or ‘eInstants’. Jochen Staschewski, LOTTO Thüringen CEO, said: “We look forward to continuing our successful …

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Scientific Games backs tough measures eyeing fast COVID-19 comeback

Scientific Games (SGC) has booked a net loss of $155 million as part of its Q1 2020 trading update, citing that COVID-19 disruptions have impacted all business channels.  Operating in unprecedented times, SGC has witnessed its land-based casino customers temporarily close their venues across all jurisdictions. Meanwhile, further COVID-19 disruptions have impacted the Nasdaq technology group’s commercial pipeline for SGC …

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Alternative betting markets: short-term filler or long-term fixture?

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Non traditional sports betting content ranging from table tennis to Nicaraguan or Belarusian soccer and Taiwanese baseball have been unexpectedly thrust into the spotlight for sports betting operators hoping to salvage some of the revenues lost to COVID-19. Yet, are these ‘niche’ sports just short-term filler for sports betting operators, or should we expect to see them as part of …

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Scientific Games secures $100m in Q2 2020 costs savings 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has outlined strong progress for its corporate contingency programme to navigate global COVID-19 headwinds, adding that it expects to secure ‘$100 million in cost savings during Q2 trading’. This morning, the Nasdaq technology group issued new guidance to investors on its COVID-19 contingency programme triggered on 31 March 2020.    Focusing on reducing workforce costs, SGC has …

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Jordan Levin, Scientific Games: The right time to ramp up Golden Nugget relationship

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Two weeks ago, we learned that Scientific Games (SG) had extended a long-standing gaming partnership with Golden Nugget to deliver sports betting through OpenSports. The deployment of OpenSports will start with mobile sports betting in New Jersey (NJ) with additional states included pending regulation. There is also an option to roll out the product in retail locations across multiple states. …

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Scientific Games seeks next level recommendations with Vaix.ai

Scientific Games Corporation has announced its latest digital partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) engine Vaix.ai that is set to offer personalised recommendations and tailored betting choices to sports bettors through the OpenMarket branch of the firm’s OpenSports product suite. As a result, Vaix.ai will now utilize an AI model through the product suite to enhance sports betting experiences by providing sports, league, team, …

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BoyleSports upgrades retail displays with Scientific Games ‘Promote’

BoyleSports has continued the revamp of its in-store betting experience by upgrading its betting shop monitors with the Scientific Games’ ‘Promote’ screen management solution. Designed to better inform punters on betting shop content and upcoming events, the Promote display management solution will allow betting shop management to present sports data in a sleek and intuitive manner. BoyleSports retail management tested Scientific Games’ …

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Scientific Games maintains improved results despite costly 2019 closing

Publishing its Q4 2019 results, Nasdaq-listed gambling and lottery technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has recorded period net losses of $37 million (Q42018: $207m). In its trading statement, SGC noted that during the period company accounts recorded a $40 million loss on debt transactions related to corporate bonds and a ‘$12 million remeasurement’ of its Euro-denominated debt. SGC Q4 2019 …

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WATCH: Scientific Games delivers sports betting aggregation first with OpenMarket

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Scientific Games is now ready to deliver “rapid innovation” to its customers through OpenMarket, a first aggregation platform for sports betting “anywhere on the planet”. Launched at this month’s ICE London (see video above), OpenMarket has become the sixth component of the OpenSports sportsbook solution for the online arm of Scientific Games. Keith O’Loughlin, SVP for Sportsbook, Digital for Scientific …

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