Additionally, the company won Gaming Intelligence's "Innovation of the Year" accolade for ONEVoice, Scientific Games' newest market research platform. Scientific Games was also highly commended in the "Game of the Year" category for Willy Wonka Golden Ticket multi-state linked instant lottery game.
"It's a great honor to win so many awards from such distinguished industry award programs. We are extremely proud that our hard work and industry-leading innovation continues to be recognized throughout the international gaming, lottery and digital industries. We are building momentum as an industry leader, offering our customers the broadest gaming portfolio, engaging content, innovative technology platforms and excellent service," Kevin Sheehan, President and Chief Executive Officer at Scientific Games, said.
Matt Davey, Group Chief Executive, Digital for Scientific Games, Jason Wallbridge, SG Digital Chief Operating Officer, and Pat McHugh, SVP, Global Lottery Systems, were all named in the Gaming Intelligence Hot 50, which recognizes the individuals who have made a significant contribution to their company or the industry during the past year.
At the Global Gaming Awards London 2018, Matt Davey was named "CEO of the Year" for his remarkable leadership of NYX Gaming Group, which was recently acquired by Scientific Games.
The esteemed awards programs were judged by a leading panel of industry experts and business leaders and are designed to reward excellence across the industry's leading operators and suppliers in a host of categories.