Scientific Games Announces Launch Of National Lottery Of Kazakhstan
Company's Games, Technology and Services Will Power the Lottery for 15 Years
LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announces the official launch of the National Lottery of Kazakhstan (the "Lottery"), bringing lottery game entertainment to the Republic of Kazakhstan in Central Asia. The Lottery is operated by JSC Satty Zhuldyz, which was awarded a 15- year contract, with Scientific Games serving as the exclusive supplier of all games, technology and services.
Lottery instant "scratch" games and draw games, including numbers and Keno, are launching across a network of approximately 3,000 retailers in Kazakhstan, the world's 9th largest country in geographic size and the region's economic powerhouse generating 60 percent of Central Asia's GDP.
Alexandr Ten, President of JSC Satty Zhuldyz, said, "We are excited to work with Scientific Games to launch a socially responsible lottery in partnership with the Kazakhstan government. Our goal is to bring the fun and entertainment of lottery to the Republic of Kazakhstan by employing Scientific Games' 40 years of security, integrity and best practices launching highly successful lotteries around the globe."
Ten said that in addition to the enormous entertainment value for players, the lottery will deliver important revenue to the government to support the Kazakhstan Ministry of Sports and Culture, including the Kazakhstan Olympic team.
Jim Kennedy, Group Chief Executive, Lottery, for Scientific Games, said, "We are honored to be the exclusive lottery supplier in this important mission. Our expertise launching lotteries in many countries around the world, and our ability to deliver global best practices in the Republic of Kazakhstan, will have an immediate and positive impact on the National Lottery's performance, security and overall success for the citizens and government of Kazakhstan."
For the fourth year in a row, Scientific Games received international recognition as "Lottery Supplier of the Year" at the 2018 ICE Totally Gaming conference in London. The Company provides games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries around the globe, including nearly every North American lottery.
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Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. The Company is #1 in technology-based gaming systems, digital real-money gaming and sports betting platforms, casino table games and utility products and lottery instant games, and a leading provider of games, systems and services for casino, lottery and social gaming. Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology.
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 can be identified by words such as "will," "may," and "should." These statements are based upon management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of timing, future results or performance. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated in these statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors, including those factors described 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 March 1, 2018 (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 forwardlooking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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