Scientific Games Names Mat Davey CEO Of New SG Digital

Publish: 16.02.2018

The American gambling company Scientific Games is strengthening its market presence through its recently created “global proposition”.

Called SG Digital, the new “global proposition” has been launched this week, bringing together the company’s existing portfolio of products and services and those of its latest acquisition, NYX Gaming Group. The goal is to create the most diverse offer in the industry, consisting of premium games and sports betting.

Creating A Strong Market Player

The offer will include NYX’s Remote Game Server, Open Gaming System and Open Platform System, OpenBet sports betting platform, SG Universe’s Play4Fun Network social casino and Mobile Concierge technology.

OpenBet sports betting platform could give the company a market advantage if the US Supreme Court lifts the federal ban on sports betting.

SG Digital will have around 1,500 employees, led by Matt Davey, NYX Chief Executive Officer, with Jason Walbridge as the new Chief Operating Officer. The new division will serve over 200 customers with more than 2,000 games and 40 licenses across the world.

Beginning Of An Exciting New Era

Commenting on the appointment, Davey said it was a privilege to be tasked with leading and shaping the next stage of this unique journey. He added everyone had been busy integrating all content, systems, and platforms in preparation, while the company’s skilled and dedicated teams around the world ensured we now provide unrivaled, seamless solutions as SG Digital.

Kevin Sheehan, Scientific Games’ President and Chief Executive Officer sad the creation of SG Digital marked the beginning of an exciting and defining new era for Scientific Games and underlined the company’s continued ambition and dedication to providing the industry with the very best content, technology, and digital products.

Sheehan stated the company’s vision was to be the world’s leading supplier of digital gaming, sports, and iLottery solutions.