|As of October 18, 2013, WMS is part of Scientific Games.|
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Formed in 1974, WMS achieved great success in the pinball, video arcade and home video game marketplace. With video and software technologies, established manufacturing facilities and a demonstrated record of accomplishment as a company that “makes great games,” the WMS foray into gaming was a natural progression.
WMS entered the video lottery terminal (VLT) business in 1991. The company created, manufactured and placed VLTs in jurisdictions throughout North America. Once successfully established in the VLT marketplace, WMS moved into the casino gaming busine... More >>
David L. Kennedy Appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games
|NEW YORK, November 19, 2013 - Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed David L. Kennedy as Chief Executive Officer, who will succeed A. Lorne Weil effective immediately. The Board of Directors also determined to separate the roles of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and has appointed Ronald O. Perelman as its Chairman.
Mr. Perelman said, "We are fortunate to have someone of David’s caliber step in and lead the Comp... |
Scientific Games Launches Self-Service Cash Redemption Kiosk
|ALPHARETTA, GA – October 29, 2013 – Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced the launch of a self-service cash redemption kiosk as an addition to the Company’s SafeCash™ product line of secure cash management systems for gaming route operators. Offering operators and players advanced security and self-service technology, the kiosks will initially roll out in the state of Illinois (U.S.) this month.
"Scientific Games has delivered advanced technology for the global gamin... |
Scientific Games Completes Acquisition of WMS
|Combination Creates Customer-Focused Gaming Company with Leading Content, Technology and Geographical Footprint
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE: WMS), combining leading businesses offering lottery games, gaming machines and game content, systems, sports betting technology, and social, mobile and interactive content and services.
"We are pleased to a... |
Scientific Games Secures Nevada Gaming Commission Approval
|NEW YORK, September 26, 2013 - Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved the Company’s pending acquisition of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE: WMS). The acquisition, which was approved by WMS stockholders in May, is expected to close in the fall of 2013. Completion of the transaction remains subject to the approval of gaming regulatory authorities and other customary closing conditions.
"We are pleased to have received unanimou... |