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BETR-Better Betting Ramps up Team

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10 July 2018, Tallinn, Estonia – Re-energising the Foundation’s Supervisory Board with a relevant, experienced team and bringing on board a new CTO, BETR is prepared for the next phase in their development.  David Vanrenen is appointed Chair of the Foundation; Simon Collins and Velvo Vaht join the Supervisory Board; and experienced IT software architect Steve Gray is appointed Chief Technical Officer of BETR.

Joining the Foundation board, Simon Collins, Founder of Gaming Realms Plc and an experienced Executive in the online gaming business, commented, “I’ve known Adriaan for many years and respect his track record in the industry.  When he came to me with the BETR proposition – peer-to-peer betting on the decentralised Blockchain – I immediately invested.  I am delighted I have been invited to join the Foundation board and look forward to working with the team to chart new territory with the BETR token.

Collins brings a wealth of experience to the board having founded Cashcade Ltd, an online bingo focused gaming business, which he sold for £96m in 2009.  Gaming Realms, which Collins founded in 2013, leads the way in digital gaming on mobile related devices.

Velvo Vaht, an entrepreneur and partner at Finance Plus OŰ, is a tax advisor.  Excited by the BETR proposition, Vaht accepted the appointment saying, “Estonia is becoming a ‘go-to’ destination for new and exciting crypto ventures and BETR, established in Estonia, is becoming a leading proponent of the use of Blockchain technologies to facilitate decentralised, escrow contracts.  I believe we can expect great things from the technology that BETR are developing, with the uses for the BETR utility token potentially extending way beyond the current betting application.

Vanrenen, a veteran investment manager and stockbroker, previously Chair of Earthport Plc, Chairs this newly realigned board.

Coming in to head up the experienced development team, Steve Gray, a self-declared ‘Geek’, brings over 20 years of software development experience to the team from leading software initiatives in large corporates to working on innovative new technologies as CTO in previous roles.  “I’ve been involved with building the current BETR app for Android and the more I have become involved, the more excited I am by the potential for the BETR.”  Gray joins Ian Sherrington, Sportsbook Architect, and the rest of the development team at a critical time, with the soft launch of the BETR betting technology now well underway having launched successfully for the World Cup. 

“I am excited and energised by the team I have around me,” says Brink.  “We look forward to enhancing the BETR products and adding further utility with the BETR token in the peer-to-peer betting space and potentially across other applications where peer-to-peer escrow functionality is required.

 

For further information on BETR and links to technical white papers and other documentation please visit the website at https://betr.org/

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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PRAGMATIC PLAY GOES LIVE WITH INTERWETTEN

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Pragmatic Play, one of the leading software providers for video slots, live casino and bingo, has seen its Live Casino offering go live with European operator Interwetten.

Customers of the MGA-licenced operator will now have access to Pragmatic Play’s live casino games, all of which will be broadcast using the latest technology from a state-of-the-art, newly constructed studio.

The announcement follows shortly after Pragmatic’s recent communication of receiving an MGA Recognition Notice for its bingo and live casino products. The supplier was also granted an operational licence by the Romanian regulator earlier in 2019.

Yossi Barzely, Chief Business Development Officer at Pragmatic Play, said: “We are delighted to have gone live with such a highly-regarded operator as Interwetten.

“We have been hugely impressed with the company’s work and joining forces with them will consolidate our position as a leading multi-product supplier.

“The speed at which we have achieved commercial success after receiving the MGA Recognition Notice is very exciting, and we eagerly look forward to the future.”

Mario Bilic, Head of Product Management, CRM and Content at Interwetten, said: “Pragmatic Play has a proven track record in the iGaming industry, and we are delighted to be one of the first operators to offer its high-quality live casino games.

“Their suite of games is one of the most innovative in the market, and we have every confidence Pragmatic’s live casino games will be hugely popular with our players.”

Pragmatic Play has signed a series of significant commercial agreements over the past 12 months in regulated markets, expanding its reach with operators including PokerStars, Kindred and Casumo.

The provider’s entire portfolio of video slots, bingo, live casino and other games are all available via a single API.

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Gamanza goes live with Red Tiger

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The iGaming platform provider Gamanza has taken another step in an exciting trajectory after the company announced the integration of Red Tiger games to its iGaming Superstore. The ISO:27001 certified platform provider has kicked off a series of Go Live events in Switzerland as Red Tiger games were launched at jackpots.ch, via Gamanza’s casino platform. Players at the first regulated online Swiss casino can now enjoy a wide range of big hitting titles from Red Tiger, including Mystery Reels, Dragon’s Fire and the latest blockbuster release, Pirates’ Plenty.
Commercial Director at Red Tiger, Chris Looney commented, “Red Tiger is focused on expansion in regulated markets and we have been eagerly anticipating our entry into Switzerland. Credit to the teams at Gamanza and jackpots.ch, it’s an intriguing partnership and we’re interested to see what comes next”.
Founder & CEO of Gamanza, Magnus Lindberg added, “I have no doubt that Red Tiger will enjoy great success in the Swiss market and we are really pleased to launch the games on our platform.”

“The highly sought-after catalogue of Red Tiger adds further value to our platform proposition in Switzerland, and for our upcoming ventures in other regulated markets.”

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Scientific Games, Big Time Gaming and Golden Nugget Bring Online Content to New Jersey

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Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games”) ramped up its online presence in New Jersey through a new launch that sees Big Time Gaming (“BTG”) content available via its Open Gaming System (“OGS”) with Golden Nugget Online Casino (“Golden Nugget”).

BTG is one of Scientific Games’ top-performing network partners in the UK and European markets; this partnership brings their content to the growing U.S. space backed by the renowned OGS platform, beginning with Golden Nugget. The launch reimagines play by giving Golden Nugget an entire library of BTG and Scientific Games content, including games that use the massively popular Megaways™ mechanic like the blockbuster slot Bonanza, available at launch next week.

Nik Robinson, BTG CEO, said: “Our content and Scientific Games’ platform make for a perfect New Jersey offering. The U.S. digital gaming market is gaining traction, and we’re excited to provide Golden Nugget’s players with our growing library of innovative titles.”

Expanding on its strong partnership in Europe with BTG, this launch underpins the reliability and impact of the OGS platform, which brings thousands of games to operators with a single, easy integration. Golden Nugget now has access to a revolutionary portfolio of game content that brings together two of the industry’s creative forces.

Dylan Slaney, SVP Casino and Platforms for SG Digital, said: “Our CONNECT partner program gives developers and innovators the opportunity to offer their content to more players than ever before via one seamless integration, and this launch is a perfect example. By leveraging BTG’s innovative prowess, our strong game brands (both licensed and proprietary), and Golden Nugget’s loyal audience, we’ve created a truly unprecedented gaming ecosystem for New Jersey players.”

“Golden Nugget Casino leads the New Jersey market with the largest portfolio of slot games,” said  Thomas Winter, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Golden Nugget Online Casino. “Working with Scientific Games and Big Time Gaming to bring these innovative Megaways™ slot games to the U.S. provides our growing player base an exclusive first look at these games that are pioneering the online slots industry.”

Megaways™ is a trademark owned by Big Time Gaming. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

© 2019 Scientific Games Corporation. All rights reserved.

About Scientific Games

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. Scientific Games 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. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com.

Scientific Games Contacts
Corporate Communications:

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

 Investor Relations:
Scientific Games:  Michael Quartieri +1 702-532-7658
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

About Big Time Gaming:

Big Time Gaming is the thought leader in slot development, providing the world’s largest online casino operators with its revolutionary OMNI product range. Big Time Gaming continues to lead the charge with games such as Bonanza and Extra Chilli breaking records in turnover and topping the European iGaming charts. With its first branded release Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Big Time Gaming has a growing portfolio of innovative slots and games available through Scientific Games, Microgaming and now Relax.

www.bigtimegaming.com

 

 

About Golden Nugget Atlantic City

The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, located on Frank S. Farley Marina is a premier resort destination, offering guests more than 740 rooms and suites. The entire property went through a $150 million complete renovation 5 years ago and has taken on a fresh, modern look to include a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, and poker room; nightly entertainment, new bars and lounges, Haven Nightclub, stylish retail offerings, as well as Landry’s signature world-class restaurants such as Chart House and Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse; a luxury spa and salon; and H20 poolside lounge. The Golden Nugget has already established strong brand recognition worldwide with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, NV, Biloxi, MS and Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Launched in November 2013, GoldenNuggetCasino.com offers the best user experience to New Jersey online and mobile real-money gaming players. Supported by the largest selection of games for both desktop and mobile players, a user-friendly interface and a world-class Customer Service, GoldenNuggetCasino.com was voted Operator of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017 at the iGaming North America Awards and Operator of the Year 2017, 2018 and 2019 at the EGR North America Awards.

 

 

 

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 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 Scientific Games’ 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 28, 2019 (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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