LAS VEGAS – June 4, 2015 – Scientific Games Corporation
(“Company”) today announced the extension of its relationship with premier online casino operator Gamesys Group
through the launch of the Company’s remote game server in Spain’s newly regulated iGaming jurisdiction.
Spanish players visiting online casinos operating on the Gamesys platform now have online access to the casino games in the Scientific Games Interactive portfolio, anchored by hit titles from the Bally
, Shuffle Master
, and Williams
game design studios including player-popular themes Cool Jewels™
and Giant’s Gold™
Lee Fenton, COO, for Gamesys Group, said, “Partnering with Scientific Games Interactive to launch slots in the Spanish market enhances our position as the premier online destination for bingo and slot experiences in the country. Our players and partners throughout Europe and in New Jersey already enjoy the unique proven content from the SG Interactive game library online.”Bob Hays, Vice President Commercial, Interactive at Scientific Games
, said, “Being one of the first content suppliers live in the newly opened Spanish online market is a testament to the adaptability of our growing online wagering business and the global player demand for the one-of-a-kind entertainment from our four branded game development studios. We’re thrilled to extend our relationship with Gamesys providing their players access to our library of proprietary slots and table game themes in current and new jurisdictions, such as Spain.”
The launch in Spain is another milestone for the Scientific Games Interactive remote game server business, which already provides its deep library of player-favorite slots and table games in multiple regulated online wagering jurisdictions across Europe and around the world, including British Columbia, Denmark, Ontario, and New Jersey.-###-About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company’s portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; instant and draw-based lottery games; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com
.About Gamesys Group
The Gamesys Group was founded by Noel Hayden in April 2001 with a small team of developers. The aim was to build a profitable online entertainment business providing games to a worldwide audience using proprietary gaming software. After twelve years, the Gamesys Group's leading brand, Jackpotjoy, is the UK's leading online instant win and bingo site with over 4 million members. Jackpotjoy pays out in excess of £250 million in prize money every month. The success of Jackpotjoy.com has established the Gamesys Group as one of the UK's leading online gaming businesses. Gamesys also operate Sun Bingo, Heart Bingo, Caesars Bingo and Caesars Casino in the UK, Botemania in Spain, Jackpotjoy in Sweden and Jackpotjoy in Italy.
Jackpotjoy is licensed by Profitable Play Limited and regulated by the government of Gibraltar.
As a GamCare Certified operator Gamesys takes the issue of responsible gaming extremely seriously and is committed to providing a safe, fair and enjoyable responsible gaming service and providing members with high levels of player protection.Scientific Games Company Contacts Media Relations:
Scientific Games: Mollie Cole +1 773-961-1194
Director, Corporate Communications
Scientific Games Interactive: Rory Shanahan
Head of Marketing & B2B Social Products
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