LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From pioneering platforms to innovative slot and table games, the industry's most robust systems, and interactive solutions that engage players in the casino, at home and on-the-go, Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") will present a must-see exhibit at NIGA Indian Gaming 2016, March 15-16 at the Phoenix Convention Center in booth #1133.
Gavin Isaacs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games, said, "NIGA is a celebration of Indian Gaming and a recognition that this sector holds a significant place on the global gaming stage. As an important strategic partner, Scientific Games is committed to developing and delivering innovative end-to-end solutions that add value to tribal casino operations and support NIGA's mission of advancing the lives of Indian people economically, socially and politically."
Trailblazing New Hardware Solutions Feature Exclusive, Entertaining Content
Taking center stage at Indian Gaming 2016 is TwinStar™, a stunning for-sale platform that leverages the state-of-the-art ArgOS™ operating system to combine the best technology and game content from two of the industry's strongest slot brands—Bally® and WMS®—giving tribal casino operators the flexibility to change game themes based on their players' preferences. Twelve new TwinStar titles will be on display at the show, including Quick Hit Jungle, Quick Hit Volcano, Kronos – Father of Zeus™ and Guardian of the North™. The cabinet features dual, vivid, 24-inch full HD displays, 22-inch topper, chrome details and an iDeck touchscreen button deck for an unmatched multi-touch user experience.
Also on display will be the first Cirque du Soleil™ gaming experience featuring KOOZA™ – an eye-catching, bonus-rich slot game that combines Scientific Games' Pro Wave® cabinet with the acrobatic adrenaline rush of KOOZA.
The slot game transports players into the extraordinary world of KOOZA, an electrifying and exotic visual experience full of surprises, thrills, chills, courage, and total sensory immersion.
Featuring a four-level progressive jackpot, along with engaging bonus events, a wheel bonus feature, two Free Games features, a mystery stack feature, and an instant win, the Cirque du Soleil gaming experience delivers unparalleled entertainment that gives players a thrilling front-row experience.
New proprietary table games on display at NIGA include the award-winning Flushes Gone Wild™ featuring head-to-head excitement as the player tries to get a flush with more cards than the dealer, and Two For The Show™, in which players angle to beat the dealer with a better two-card poker hand.
From its electronic table games portfolio, Scientific Games is featuring TableMaster® Fusion with Playboy™ Bonus Blackjack, a new game offering the first-ever slot-style community bonus side bet and capitalizing on one of the world's most recognized and popular brands. The Company will also demonstrate its five-seat Fusion Auto Roulette game, bringing traditional Roulette to a fully configurable, live-action layout.
Expansive Systems Portfolio Drives Operating Efficiencies for Every Casino
Scientific Games will offer demonstrations of its robust systems portfolio including the Elite Bonusing Suite™ and featured new applications BetVIEW™, a secondary wagering solution that generates incremental revenues while adding to the player experience; Power Progressives Strike™ for mystery-style jackpots; and Power Paytable Progressive™, a new coin-in driven progressive jackpot feature with centralized SAS paytable progressive control.
An Indian Gaming 2016 highlight will be Servizio™ Mobile Service Solutions, a suite of intelligent applications that use smartphone technology to message employees with real-time information on casino floor activity. Whether its jackpot processing, player registration, host functions or slot maintenance, Servizo takes casinos to the next level of efficiency and customer service.
The standard for more than 35 years, SDS™ is recognized as the gaming industry's most accurate, reliable, and innovative slot-accounting and player-tracking system.
An integrated system that continually monitors slot machines, other gaming devices, and customer gaming activity in casino properties, SDS enables operators to integrate their entire slot accounting, player tracking, centralized reporting, database marketing and cashless functions on one network, no matter the size of the casino.
Customer-relationship marketing can boost player loyalty. Scientific Games' CMP™ player tracking system manages and evaluates the player database allowing casinos of all sizes to gather, track, and report mission-critical data. Easy to learn and use, CMP records specific information about players that no other system can.
A powerful customer database leveraging the IBM™ iSeries, the Company's ASCS™ slot monitoring, marketing, casino accounting and hotel functions blend seamlessly with Lodging Management Systems (LMI®)and HIS®, the world standards in hospitality management systems.
SG Interactive Highlights Compelling Suite of Digital Gaming Solutions
The Company's SG Interactive™ display brings together brick-and-mortar innovation with mobile and online through SG Universe™, a holistic mobile and desktop solution with compelling content for land-based casino operators to engage players both online and in-casino. SG Universe is comprised of award-winning Mobile Concierge™, VenueBet™, Play4Fun Network™ and CSI™ (core system integration) platforms.
With CSI, SG Universe integrates into a casino-management system, allowing for a single, 360-degree view of the player and the ability to deliver a powerful, personalized, branded experience based on a player's activity on and off the casino floor.
By merging new innovations with existing technology, SG Universe meets the needs of today's player with the ultimate marriage of mobility, content, and control while providing a platform for casinos to have a more relevant and productive brand relationship with their players. More than 125 casino properties have embraced the power of SG Universe.
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.
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Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated in these statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors, including, among other things: competition; U.S. and international economic and industry conditions, including declines in or slow growth of gross gaming revenues or lottery retail sales, reductions in or constraints on capital spending by gaming or lottery operators and bankruptcies of, or credit risk relating to, customers; limited growth from new gaming jurisdictions, declines in the replacement cycle of existing gaming machines and slow addition of casinos in existing jurisdictions; ownership changes and consolidation in the gaming industry, including by casino operators; opposition to legalized gaming or the expansion thereof; inability to adapt to, and offer products that keep pace with, evolving technology; inability to develop successful gaming concepts and content; laws and government regulations, including those relating to gaming licenses and environmental laws; inability to identify and capitalize on trends and changes in the gaming, lottery and interactive industries; dependence upon key providers in our social gaming business; inability to retain or renew, or unfavorable revisions of, existing contracts, and the inability to enter into new contracts; level of our indebtedness, higher interest rates, availability or adequacy of cash flows and liquidity to satisfy indebtedness, other obligations or future cash needs; inability to reduce or refinance our indebtedness; restrictions and covenants in our debt agreements, including those that could result in acceleration of the maturity of our indebtedness; protection of our intellectual property, inability to license third party intellectual property, and the intellectual property rights of others; security and integrity of our software and systems and reliance on or failures in our information technology systems; natural events that disrupt our operations or those of our customers, suppliers or regulators; inability to benefit from, and risks associated with, strategic equity investments and relationships, including (i) the inability of our joint venture to realize the anticipated benefits under its private management agreement with the Illinois lottery or from the disentanglement services performed in connection with the termination thereof, (ii) the inability of our joint venture to meet the net income targets or other requirements under its agreement to provide marketing and sales services to the New Jersey Lottery or otherwise to realize the anticipated benefits under such agreement and (iii) failure to realize the anticipated benefits related to the award to our consortium of an instant lottery game concession in Greece; failure to achieve the intended benefits of the Bally acquisition or the WMS acquisition, other recent acquisitions, or future acquisitions, including due to the inability to successfully integrate such acquisitions or realize synergies in the anticipated amounts or within the contemplated time frames or cost expectations, or at all; disruption of our current plans and operations in connection with our recent acquisitions (including in connection with the integration of Bally and WMS), including departure of key personnel or inability to recruit additional qualified personnel or maintain relationships with customers, suppliers or other third parties; costs, charges and expenses relating to the Bally acquisition and the WMS acquisition; incurrence of employee termination or restructuring costs, and impairment or asset write-down charges; changes in estimates or judgments related to our impairment analysis of goodwill or other intangible assets; implementation of complex revenue recognition standards; fluctuations in our results due to seasonality and other factors; dependence on suppliers and manufacturers; risks relating to foreign operations, including fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates and restrictions on the payment of dividends from earnings, restrictions on the import of products and financial instability, including the potential impact to our instant lottery game concession or VLT lease arrangements resulting from the recent economic and political conditions in Greece; dependence on our key employees; litigation and other liabilities relating to our business, including litigation and liabilities relating to our contracts and licenses, our products and systems, our employees (including labor disputes), intellectual property and our strategic relationships; influence of certain stockholders; and stock price volatility.
Additional information regarding risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in forward-looking statements is included from time to time in our filings with the SEC, including the Company's current reports on Form 8-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 29, 2016 (including under the headings "Forward Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors"). Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and, except for Scientific Games' ongoing obligations under the U.S. federal securities laws, Scientific Games undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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