Scientific Games Wins First In Three Categories In Strictly Slots' The Best Slots Of 2016 Awards

Scientific Games Wins First In Three Categories In Strictly Slots' The Best Slots Of 2016 Awards

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") received extensive recognition as a favorite among slot players as a part of Strictly Slots magazine's "The Best Of Slots 2016".

Strictly Slots annually polls its readers, who are gaming enthusiasts and players, and compiles its "Best Of Slots" awards among thousands of votes.

Scientific Games' products received first place in the categories of 'Favorite Video Slot Machine' and 'Favorite Video Slot Theme' for THE WIZARD OF OZ, and 'Favorite Video Slot Bonus Round' for MONOPOLY.

In addition, Scientific Games ranked among the top five in multiple other categories:

FAVORITE VIDEO SLOT MACHINE

  • THE WIZARD OF OZ First Place
  • MONOPOLY Third Place

FAVORITE VIDEO SLOT THEME

  • THE WIZARD OF OZ First Place
  • MONOPOLY Second Place

FAVORITE VIDEO SLOT BONUS ROUND

  • MONOPOLY First Place
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ Fifth Place

FAVORITE REEL SLOT MACHINE

  • Quick Hit Fourth Place
  • Blazing 7s Fifth Place

FAVORITE REEL SLOT THEME

  • Quick Hit Second Place
  • Blazing 7s Third Place
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ Fourth Place

FAVORITE REEL SLOT BONUS ROUND

  • Quick Hit Second Place
  • Reel 'em In Third Place
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ Fourth Place

FAVORITE PROGRESSIVE SLOT MACHINE

  • MONOPOLY Third Place
  • Quick Hit Fourth Place
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ Fifth Place

Scientific Games Group Chief Executive, Gaming Derik Mooberry said, "This is an incredible honor for our company and for our products. We take pride in knowing players selected our innovative games as their favorites, which speaks highly of the work being done by our game development, marketing and sales teams. This level of recognition will only further drive us to improve upon our many innovation initiatives to provide the most entertaining and engaging play experience for our customers."

THE WIZARD OF OZ has been the publication's favorite video slot since its introduction in 2007. The game features the sights and sounds of the original 1939 classic and uses "Sensory Immersion" to bring players into the game like nothing before it.

MONOPOLY has also been featured multiple times as a winner in the Favorite Video Slot Bonus Round category, due in part to players' love for the popular brand. The game's bonus round works in the classic MONOPOLY board and rewards players certain amounts of credits for landing on different properties.

MONOPOLY is a trademark of Hasbro. Used with permission. 2017 Hasbro. All rights reserved. THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and Turner Entertainment Co. (s17) Judy Garland as Dorothy from THE WIZARD OF OZ. (s17)
All notices signify marks registered in the United States. 2017 Scientific Games Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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 shufflers; 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 ScientificGames.com.

COMPANY CONTACTS:
Investor Relations:
Scientific Games: Bill Pfund +1 702-532-7663
Vice President, Investor Relations
bill.pfund@scientificgames.com

Media Relations:
Scientific Games: Susan Cartwright +1 702-532-7981
Vice President, Corporate Communications
susan.cartwright@scientificgames.com

Forward-Looking Statements

In this press release, Scientific Games makes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements describe future expectations, plans, results or strategies and can often be identified by the use of terminology such as "may," "will," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "continue," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "target," "should," "could," "potential," "opportunity," "goal," or similar terminology. These statements are based upon management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of timing, future results or performance. 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; 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 (including those fluctuations related to the affirmative vote in the U.K. to withdraw from the EU), restrictions on the payment of dividends from earnings, restrictions on the import of products and financial instability, including the potential impact to our business resulting from the affirmative vote in the U.K. to withdraw from the EU and 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.