AGS Launches First Title in Canadian Market with Loto-Québec via Scientific Games’ OpenGaming Platform
Rakin’ Bacon!® the first of many titles to go-live with operators
LAS VEGAS – June 3, 2021 – Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) has enhanced its partnership with long-term OpenGaming customer Loto-Québec by facilitating the launch of content from AGS.
AGS is one of the world’s leading publicly traded gaming equipment suppliers, developing slot cabinets and games, proprietary table games and associated equipment, and has an interactive division which provides both online social and iGaming solutions for operators and players.
Rakin’ Bacon! is the first game available with Loto-Québec, the fantasy pig-themed game features the golden pig in a coin-filled room and offers cartoon-like animations for players, with the inclusion of responsible gaming tools that ensures player safety.
The integration was made possible through Scientific Games’ Open Gaming System (OGS), which reaffirms OpenGaming as the leading content aggregation platform within the betting and gaming industry. OGS consists of over 3,000 games from the industry’s leading third-party providers, as well as the Company’s in-house gaming studio with titles featuring cutting-edge gameplay.
Matt Reback, Executive Vice President – Operations, AGS, said: “Launching in Canada is the next step for AGS and our aim to bring our content to the widest audience and we are thrilled to have Rakin’ Bacon as the first title to go live with Loto-Québec and we are looking forward to seeing our games resonate with Canadian players.”
Stéphane Martel, Acting Senior Director, Products and Innovation at Loto-Québec, said: “This agreement and launch underpins our relationship with Scientific Games and how the OpenGaming platform is a key component in offering a vast array of content to our players.”
Marc Crean, Commercial Director, Canada and LATAM, Digital at Scientific Games, said: “We're pleased to welcome AGS to the Open Gaming ecosystem in Canada and we're sure their content will be a massive success for Loto-Québec and our other Canadian partners."
About Light & Wonder, Inc.
Light & Wonder, Inc. (formerly known as Scientific Games Corporation), is the global leader in cross-platform games and entertainment. Light & Wonder brings together approximately 6,000 employees from six continents to connect content between land-based and digital channels with unmatched technology and distribution. Guided by a culture that values daring teamwork and creativity, the Company builds new worlds of play, developing game experiences loved by players around the globe. Its OpenGaming™ platform powers the largest digital-gaming network in the industry. The Company is committed to the highest standards of integrity, from promoting player responsibility to implementing sustainable practices. To learn more, visit lnw.com.
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