Awards season proves successful for Scientific Games Corporation
American gaming machine and systems innovator, Scientific Games Corporation (SG), has announced that it walked away from last week’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) with a bevy of prestigious Global Gaming Awards accolades including the Land-Based Industry Supplier of the Year prize.
The Las Vegas-based firm used an official Tuesday press release (pdf) to detail that the October 8 ceremony held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center also saw its SG Digital division bag the Digital Industry Supplier of the Year honor while this subordinate’s OpenBet sportsbook platform was awarded with the Digital Product of the Year accolade.
SG Corporation stated that its OpenBet innovation additionally received the Best Interactive product prize from the co-located GGB Gaming and Technology Awards while its Vice-Chairman, Dick Haddrill, was simultaneously inducted into the American Gaming Association’s Gaming Hall of Fame.
The innovator declared that these awards were complemented by Gavin Isaacs, Vice-Chairman for Scientific Games Corporation, being presented with the 2018 Jens Halle Memorial Award from the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers while its Senior Game Producer, Jamie Knight, received the Emerging Leaders of Gaming’s 2018/19 Class of 40 Under 40 prize.
The company explained that this year’s G2E had been prefaced by the most recent annual conference for the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) where its Lottery Licensing Senior Vice-President, Chuck Kline, was recognized for his accomplishments by being inducted into the Lottery Hall of Fame.
The NASPL event took place in Cleveland, Ohio, from September 25 to 28 and SG proclaimed that the prestigious occasion furthermore saw its Neighborhoods scratchcard game, which is offered via the DC Lottery, being awarded with the Best New Instant Game award.
Finally, the Nevada innovator revealed that October 4 saw its SG Digital enterprise further affirm its global position by virtue of being bestowed with the Mobile Supplier of the Year accolade at the EGR Italy Awards 2018.
Barry Cottle, President and Chief Executive Officer for the brand, declared that these recent successes ‘demonstrate our massive momentum in the gaming entertainment industry’ while reinforcing his firm’s commitment to providing its customers with ‘leading full-service sportsbook solutions.’
Cottle’s statement read:
“We strive for a strong industry reputation as a trusted and innovative provider, so to be recognized for our efforts by our peers is truly an honor. We’re particularly proud of our OpenBet awards for both best digital and interactive product of the year. On top of the amazing wins for our product portfolio, the industry recognized our shining global talent. We have extraordinarily innovative employees and it’s a thrill to see them recognized by other industry experts. Congratulations to Chuck and Jamie for these fantastic wins.”