Light & Wonder Inks Deal with Oregon Lottery to Conduct Trial of Latest VLT Hardware and Game Content
New KASCADA® Dual Screen Multi-Game cabinets with Light & Wonder player favorites to be tested in the market
LAS VEGAS – January 31, 2023 – Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNW) (together with its subsidiaries, “Light & Wonder” or “L&W”) has entered a deal with the Oregon Lottery to test its newest VLT cabinet and games. Light & Wonder will test 100 of its new KASCADA Dual Screen Multi-Game VLTs at retailers around the Salem, Oregon area. The cabinets will feature games including TREASURE FRUITS®, FLUSH FRENZY® Poker, LIGHTNING TUSKS®, AMERICAN ORIGINAL® STARS & BARS®, BIER HAUS®, BLAZING HOT CELEBRATIONS ® and QUICK HITS®MONEY WHEEL®. The trial, which is set to begin in March, will mark the first release of the Kascada Dual Screen Multi-Game domestically.
“The Oregon Lottery is a trusted VLT provider, and we are happy about the opportunity to expand our long-standing relationship with them to introduce new experiences, technology and content that will capture attention and appeal to a broad range of player segments in the market,” said Jason Ashmann, Northwest Sales Director, Light & Wonder.
A successful field trial of the KASCADA Dual Screen Multi-Game will allow Oregon Lottery to replace and upgrade hardware, while offering players a mix of player-favorites and new game pack experiences from Light & Wonder’s renowned portfolio.
“We continue to focus on our operational flexibility and options to ensure relevancy,” said Lyndsey Peterson, Manager of Gaming Products at the Oregon Lottery. “Light & Wonder offers the latest technology and play mechanics to pair with legacy, hit game titles that our players enjoy.”
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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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