Scientific Games and William Hill Extend UK and Europe Sports and Casino Partnership Through 2024
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) and William Hill have agreed to extend their partnership for an additional four years through 2024. Scientific Games will continue to provide its industry-leading OpenSports™ solutions to William Hill in the U.K. and Europe, building on a long-standing relationship since 2007.
This agreement expands on Scientific Games’ long history with William Hill and ensures that the two industry leaders will continue to offer its next level, sophisticated sportsbook and iGaming solutions to enhance the player experience. Under the terms of the new agreement, William Hill will utilise Scientific Games’ OpenSports™ solution on a modular basis. This will enable William Hill to operate with a greater degree of speed and flexibility, including the capability to deploy proprietary products across multiple jurisdictions in Europe.
Jordan Levin, Group Chief Executive, Digital for Scientific Games, said, “By choosing Scientific Games, William Hill is giving our products and platforms a vote of confidence and sending a message that we continue to be a source of competitive advantage for global industry leaders in all regulated markets. We’re really building on one of our strongest relationships. The team at William Hill share an ambition to create next level player experiences and together, across sports and igaming, we’re making that a reality.”
Ulrik Bengtsson, Group Chief Executive Officer for William Hill, said, “It’s a pivotal time for sports betting and iGaming providers. Scientific Games’ solutions provide us with the flexibility that is key to our growth strategy in the U.K. and Europe and we’re pleased to continue to use their products that will be provided on a flexible and modular basis to power our shared success in the years to come.”
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Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. Scientific Games offers the gaming industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. For more information, please visit scientificgames.com.
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