Design Works Gaming Signs Exclusive Deal with Scientific Games for North America Distribution
OpenGaming™ to power DWG online casino content roll-out for next three years
LAS VEGAS – September 16, 2021 – Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) has enhanced its OpenGaming portfolio in North America by signing an exclusive content deal with Design Works Gaming (DWG).
The three-year agreement will see Arizona-based DWG roll out its wide range of original, engaging online casino titles across the United States and Canada through the OpenGaming platform, providing Scientific Games’ customers with a unique, diverse content selection and opportunities for bespoke game development.
Scientific Games will initially make DWG’s content available in New Jersey, before launching in Michigan and Pennsylvania as well as other States that open up for online gaming.
With a long history of success in the land-based casino sector in the US, DWG is establishing itself as a trusted developer of iGaming content with its Vegas-inspired game releases, including a mix of Vegas steppers, video slots and scratchcards.
The exclusive deal enhances the games offering within OpenGaming, the industry’s leading content aggregation platform, and showcases the ecosystem’s ever-growing appeal for operators and lotteries across North America.
Troy Zurawski, CEO, Design Works Gaming, said: “When I founded DWG in Scottsdale, Arizona, the thought of launching our games in regulated, real money online casinos in the US felt like a distant dream. Over the past 16 years I’ve grown DWG in this direction, slow and steady – but with purpose. As you can probably imagine, it feels incredible to be launching in the USA. Even more so knowing the proven success behind our products. We couldn’t have found a better partner to bring us home than SG Digital. With their backing - we can now change up the game across North America, starting with this first launch in New Jersey.”
Steve Mayes, Partnerships Director, Digital at Scientific Games, said: “Securing this exclusive deal with DWG furthers our momentum across North America. DWG has a wealth of knowledge on what players in the region want from their gaming experiences and the addition of their content significantly enhances the product offering operators can put in front of players. It is a perfect alliance and we look forward to working and growing together for the next three years and beyond.”
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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