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Scientific Games Joint Venture Wins 10-Year Sports Betting Contract In Turkey

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Company Will Provide Full Turnkey Sports Betting Solution for Retail and Mobile Betting in Europe’s Largest Sports Betting Market

 Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced that its joint venture—Şans Girişim—won the 10-year exclusive sports betting IDDAA contract in TurkeyEurope’s largest state-sponsored sports betting market and among the top three in the world in sales.

Scientific Games will provide its world-class, full turnkey sports betting solution to serve Turkish sports bettors at both retail and via mobile to ensure a competitive, successful large scale sportsbook.

The Company is a product and services supplier in 35 sports betting markets globally and is committed to delivering responsible sports betting to players across regulated markets.

Sans Digital, an affiliate of Demirören Holding, one of Turkey’s largest companies with significant business interests in energy, real estate, and media, is the lead partner in the Scientific Games joint venture.

The joint venture will implement the turnkey national sports betting solution across at least 5,300 retail points-of-sale in Turkey. As part of the solution, Scientific Games will provide the central system hardware and software, terminals, terminal software, maintenance, and risk management solution to support the exclusive retail operation and the businesses which are licensed to provide interactive sports betting.

Barry Cottle, Scientific Games CEO, said, “On behalf of our joint venture with Sans Digital, we are thrilled to win this significant opportunity to operate the only legal sports betting concession in Turkey. This important contract is evidence that our efforts over the last several years to create a superior, all-inclusive sports betting offering is coming together through a collaboration between Scientific Games’ Lottery and Digital groups. We are honored by the trust given to us by Sans Digital and the Government of Turkey.”

“Demirören Group is a family-run conglomerate which holds leading positions in energy, media and real estate and has set a goal to be a leading player in technology and digital services. We believe that gaming is heavily dependent on technology and that this deal is an important first step towards our goal. After evaluating many of the leading companies in the global sports betting industry, we selected Scientific Games as our ideal partner. Our decision was based on their proven track record in both retail and interactive sports betting, and their ability to provide us with a best-in-class and fully-integrated offering that included risk management services. We value Scientific Games’ commitment to helping us grow the Turkish market and look forward to our long-term partnership,” said Sinan Oktay, Board Member of Sans Digital.

Scientific Games provided the first full-scale sports betting offering in the U.S following the U.S. Supreme Court’s PASPA ruling. The Company is the first associate member of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), an organization that protects the integrity of sports competition and sports betting worldwide. Scientific Games is one the first suppliers to receive certification from the World Lottery Association as a responsible gaming supplier.

About Demirören 
Demirören is one of Turkey’s largest conglomerates, expanding rapidly over the last 60 years in a variety of fields, from manufacturing and construction to tourism, education and the media. The group today, with 7.500 employees, generates 3 billion dollars of revenue through leading companies in energy (Milangaz, Total Oil Turkey, Moil), and media (Hürriyet, Milliyet, Kanal D, CNN Türk,D-Smart). Family-owned Demirören provides high-value-added services to customers across a wide range of activities. Its social responsibility principles and environmental policy meet international standards.

About Scientific Games 
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. Scientific Games offers the gaming industry’s broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. For more information, please visit scientificgames.com


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MGM Ends the Talks to Buy Encore Boston Harbor Casino Resort

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MGM has ended the talks with Wynn Resort to buy the Encore Boston Harbor Casino. The nearly finished property and Wynn Resorts as a whole were roped in a scandal of massive proportions that stemmed from multiple sexual misconduct allegations leveled against the casino operator’s ex-boss and founder Steve Wynn.

MGM said in a statement that they “have noted the anxiety raised by various stakeholders regarding a transaction” and that they think “the best course of action is to discontinue discussions” concerning the opportunity to buy Encore Boston Harbor. The statement further read that the company wishes to have “a positive impact on communities in which we operate.”

Wynn Resorts said in a statement that it has agreed to cease discussions with MGM “after careful consideration.” The company added that it is committed to opening and running the 671-room hotel and casino resort located along the Mystic River in Everett.


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Genting Completes the Refurbishment of Luton Casino

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The Genting Group has completed the £750,000 refurbishment works on the Luton Casino. The refurbishment work has been done to make the gaming experience better for visitors. As such, the company worked on remodeling and adding new amenities to the venue including additional facilities at the bar and lounge areas.

Refurbishment includes the increase in gaming space to host additional gaming machines. The number of slot machines at the property has also increased from 28 to 40. New electronic terminals have also been installed.

“We are all incredibly proud to unveil our brand-new refurbishment. We are confident that the changes will offer our valued customers an improved gaming experience, and we are particularly excited about the new poker offering. Customers looking to socialize and meet up with friends at the casino can also enjoy the newly refurbished bar and lounge areas,” James Harvey, general manager at Genting Casino Luton said.


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BetMakers Signs Deal with Betgenius

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Global Betting Services, the wholly-owned subsidiary of BetMakers Holdings Limited, has entered into an agreement with Betgenius Limited, the global wagering technology company, for the distribution of its complete racing solution.

Betgenius provides services to over 150 licensed bookmakers in regulated markets around the world with its premium sportsbook management solutions, which includes live data and outsourced trading for pre-match and in-play betting.

The Agreement provides Betgenius customers with access to rich horse racing data via eventlife cycle information, BetMakers’ proprietary fixed pricing and enhanced data packages for around 250,000 races per year includes content from the UK and Ireland, Asia, Australasia, and North and South America.

“Betgenius is a world-wide leader in providing B2B solutions to wagering operators for their sports offering. We are delighted they have chosen BetMakers for their racing solution to offer their clients. This deal allows us to accelerate our racing product and pricing into a range of wagering operators globally and we believe it gives Betgenius clients the best horse racing product in the market, to sit alongside their already established sports services,” CEO of BetMakers, Todd Buckingham said.

“We are always striving to give our partners simple access to high quality content that will drive their turnover and margin, and this deal with BetMakers does exactly that,” Matt Stephenson, Global Partnerships Director at Betgenius said.


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