Kevin Sheehan, Scientific Games Chief Executive Officer and President:
Following the deal under which Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group, Scientific Games, a world leader offering customers a fully integrated portfolio of technology platforms, robust systems, engaging content and services, and NYX, one of the fastest growing B2B real-money digital gaming and sports betting platforms in the world, form an industry-leading force across iGaming, iLottery and Sports.
Scientific Games will now get a great chance to capitalize on future regulatory developments in real-money wagering and sports betting by adding NYX’s industry-leading OpenBet Sportsbook. NYX’s digital Sportsbook can be seamlessly delivered throughout Scientific Games’ global gaming and lottery networks in existing and future regulated U.S. and global markets.
Moreover, NYX’s worldwide channels, markets and customer base offer new growth opportunities to build on the significant momentum of Scientific Games’ existing interactive gaming business. The transaction will be accretive to earnings and cash flow this year.