Tag Archives: Barry Cottle

Debt-focused Scientific Games posts strong 2019 opening

Publishing its Q1 2019 trading statement (period ending 31 March), Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), details confidence in its corporate prospects as governance moves to reduce company debt. Q1 2019 revenues rose by 3% to $837 million (Q12018: $812m), driven by the growth of SGC’s social (+22%) and lotteries (+5%) divisions. SGC maintains its positive revenue momentum, despite the company …

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Scientific Games hires Steven Stamstad as global marketing lead

Issuing a market update, Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of Steven Stamstad as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications. Updating investors, SGC governance details that it has hired a ‘25-year global marketing expert’, tasked with elevating the SGC brand proposition, messaging and engagement with corporate stakeholders. A seasoned marketing executive with a proven track record …

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Barry Cottle – SGC significantly advances its Euro profile with IDDAA Turkey win

As anticipated Nasdaq gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced a major supplier win, confirming that it will takeover the management of the Turkish IDDAA sports betting concession, in partnership with Turkish media conglomerate Demirören Holdings. Servicing 5,300 Turkish retail betting points, SGC and Demirören have established new joint-venture ‘Şans Girişim’, the company which will operate the ten-year …

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Scientific Games 2018 accounts disrupted by Shuffle Tech settlement

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has detailed strong progress on its enlarged business capacity and new digital profile publishing its full-year 2018 results. Closing Q4 2018 trading, SGC posts an 8% increase in corporate revenues to $885 million (Q4 2017: $823m), detailing robust growth across its digital, lottery and social gaming assets. The Nasdaq enterprise records Q4 metric …

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Critical 2019 sees Scientific Games restructure lottery & digital leadership

Targeting aggressive expansion in 2019, the governance of Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has moved to restructure its executive leadership teams. Issuing a market update, SGC confirms three executive promotions impacting its SG Lottery and Digital divisions. Entering 2019, SG Lottery unit will be led by Patrick McHugh, current Senior Vice President of Global Lottery Systems, who …

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SGC completes Don Best acquisition bolstering SG Digital’s US sportsbook operations

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology and systems provider Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that it has completed its acquisition of US-centric sports betting data provider Don Best. A transaction first announced on 9 October, SGC moves to significantly strengthen its US sports betting capabilities serviced by its SG Digital division. Don Best assets and operating capabilities have been acquired to bolster SG …

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Scientific Games expands US capabilities with Don Best acquisition

Scientific Games has confirmed an agreement to expand its US footprint with the acquisition of global real-time betting data and pricing supplier, Don Best Sports. Subject to customary conditions to closing, it’s anticipated the deal will be concluded in the fourth quarter of 2018 and will grow Scientific Games’ B2B sports betting offering and add powerful new capabilities to its sportsbook solutions. …

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Kevin Sheehan terminates Scientific Games governance contract

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporate (SGC) has confirmed that former Chief Executive Kevin Sheehan and corporate legal advisor Viet D Dinh will no longer serve on the firm’s board of directors. Issuing an SEC filing, Scientific Games reveals that both Sheehan and Dinh have departed the company this September, choosing to terminate their governance roles. Kevin Sheehan had served as …

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Scientific Games appoints James Sottile as global legal lead

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of James Sottile to the leadership position of Group Chief Legal Officer & Executive VP. Sottile will take charge of SGC’s group-wide legal entities from 4 September, joining the Nasdaq enterprise from US law firm Jones Day, where he most recently served as Senior Partner (2016-2018) A 30-year US …

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Capitalisation Pro Kneeland C. Youngblood joins Scientific Games governance

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has expanded its governance committee, confirming the appointment of Kneeland C. Youngblood as a new company director. An expert in large-scale financing projects, corporate recapitalisation and political stakeholder management, Youngblood will serve as an SGC advisor and member of the Nasdaq enterprises’ compensation and compliance committees. A qualified physician, Youngblood is the …

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