Scientific Games Corporation has received top-tier industry recognition at the 2018 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) and North American State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) Annual Conference. The Global Gaming Awards, judged by 70 industry experts and audited by KPMG, kicked off G2E with a Scientific Games trifecta of wins: Land-Based Industry Supplier of the Year, Digital Industry Supplier of the Year, and Digital Product of the Year for SG Digital’s OpenBet sportsbook technology. OpenBet also received a gold medal in the Best Interactive Product category at the Gaming and Technology Awards.
Jamie Knight, senior game producer, was named to the Emerging Leaders of Gaming’s 2018-2019 Class of 40 Under 40, which recognizes professionals under 40 years of age who make significant impact on the casino industry.
Additionally during G2E, Dick Haddrill, vice chairman of SG’s Board of Directors, was inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame, and Gavin Isaacs, fellow vice chairman, received the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers 2018 Jens Halle Memorial Award honoring excellence in commercial gaming professionalism.
At NASPL, the DC Lottery’s Neighborhoods game produced by Scientific Games won “Best New Instant Game.” Chuck Kline, senior vice president lottery licensing, was inducted into the Lottery Hall of Fame with the company maintaining its record for the most Hall of Fame inductees in the industry.
Barry Cottle, president and CEO, said: “These wins demonstrate our massive momentum in the gaming entertainment industry. 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. These awards reinforce our commitment to provide our US and global customers with leading, full-service sportsbook solutions, signifying continued success for Scientific Games.”