LAS VEGAS—April 28, 2022—Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMS), formerly known as Scientific Games Corporation (“Light & Wonder” or the “Company”), today announced that the Company has completed the previously announced legal entity name change from Scientific Games Corporation to Light & Wonder, Inc. in connection with its recently announced rebranding pursuant to the sale of its Lottery business. Light & Wonder will begin trading on NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol "LNW" tomorrow, April 29, 2022.
The Light & Wonder name and branding reflects the Company’s strategic vision to become the leading cross-platform global game company focused on creating and launching great games fully cross-platform, leveraging our leading platforms and solutions to enable a seamless player experience. Through a deliberate cross-platform approach, Light & Wonder delivers a leading portfolio of iconic games and franchises across online and mobile and in both real money and free-to-play social gaming markets as well as in land-based casinos.
Light & Wonder shareholders do not need to take action in connection with the change in ticker symbol. Their shares currently trading on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “SGMS” will automatically commence trading under the new ticker symbol as of the market open on April 29, 2022.
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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