LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNW) (“Light & Wonder”, “L&W” or the “Company”), a global leader in cross-platform gaming, today announced new products at this year’s Global Gaming Expo (“G2E”) which will amaze gamers, customers and operators worldwide. New products unveiled at G2E included COSMIC™the company’s newest slotted cabinet and latest hardware innovation; THE CARD RECYCLER™a sustainable solution for operators; Light & Wonder LIVE DEALER by Authentic Gaming, a live casino experience; and enhancements to its suite of industry-leading systems.
New L&W products and innovations showcased at G2E respond to changing gamer behavior. Gameplay’s move towards immersive and connected offerings underscores the company’s focus on creating great games that the world wants to play across multiple platforms – land-based, online and mobile casinos – in the real-money social gaming marketplaces. and free. .
“Over the past seven months, Light & Wonder has evolved from a diverse company to one focused solely on cross-platform games and enabling technologies,” said Matt Wilson, CEO of Light & Wonder. “The new products we announced today will allow us to continue to lead the way. By investing in next-level experiences, content, technology, systems, studios, and platforms that redefine gaming, we remain committed to delivering great games the world wants to play.
Endless fun for gamers wherever and whenever they play
COSMIC, a new slot cabinet, offers players an immersive experience with revolutionary fiber optic lighting and advanced animations. The innovative cabinet contour design features a 27-inch top screen that seamlessly integrates into the player panel, which features the brightest bash buttons ever developed by L&W. COSMIC is the latest addition to the company’s industry-leading hardware lineup, joining KASCADA™ dual screen and its brand new stepper cabinet, REFERENCE™ 7000.
The next generation of electronic table games will offer players a live connection to the internet, delivering exciting casino experiences on any device. Light & Wonder LIVE DEALER by Authentic Gaming provides such an experience, using a bespoke studio environment to provide a wide selection of shared live tables available to all operators. Graphics, user interfaces and side bets can all be customized to each operator’s brand and players.
Expanded progressive jackpots now available to US iGaming operators, first with player favorite DUŌ FÚ DUŌ CÁI™ game 88 FORTUNES™ – JACKPOTS FESTIVAL™which features a recognizable symbol-based mechanic like the land game Light & Wonder.
“We know gamer behavior is changing and we are passionate about providing gamers with the best digital experiences, wherever they are,” said Dylan Slaney, Executive Vice President and CEO of iGaming, Light & Wonder. . “With our recent acquisition of Playzido, we are poised to keep pace, accelerating our rapid custom game development for in-house games and with our partners globally. Our other acquisitions, Elk Studios and Lightning Box Games, are constantly operating and growing, with Elk preparing for US licensing for launch and Lightning Box building on its 57% year-over-year growth. the other. Light & Wonder continues to raise the bar for our fans, enriching their gaming experience and delivering exciting new game worlds, all on the world’s most trusted iGaming ecosystem.
Light & Wonder also brings its popular and best performing ETG game ROULETTE™ at a standard roulette table. ROULETTE offers players a supercharged roulette experience that keeps them coming back for more by allowing them to choose their own level of volatility and the chance to win up to 500 times the value of their bet on a single number. The game is now available on QUARTZ™ Hybrid, QUARTZ Autonomous, TABLE MASTER™ QUARTZ and traditional felt.
Provide state-of-the-art products to modernize and popularize the casino
The company’s comprehensive suite of high-tech solutions and systems enables casino partners and operators to gather valuable real-time insights into their casino room activity.
“The ingenuity that powers our program is unparalleled,” said Siobhan Lane, CEO of Light & Wonder at Gaming. “We remain fully focused on promoting inclusive and successful experiences across our product line. As the only company to hold leading positions in gaming, iGaming and social media, we will continue to break down barriers in the cross-platform space.
Light & Wonder also unveils some exciting innovations in systems, technologies and mixers:
- THE CARD RECYCLER: A smart utility that analyzes used cards for defects while simultaneously discarding damaged cards and recycling reusable cards into full casino-standard games. This sustainable solution allows casino operators to minimize labor costs, reduce annual card costs, reduce carbon footprint and maximize card supply.
- L&W Login: The most established predictive analytics solution in the industry, with Slot Connect pulling data from over 100 customer sites and sharing the analysis with customers via a customer portal; and Shuffle Connect, a solution that leverages the shuffler and smart shoe to count the number of hands dealt per table and per time of day, giving casino managers a working picture of their table gaming activity.
- Celebrity celebration: an improvement to the bonus system that gives operators the ability to send a personalized video message to winners on the slot machine floor.
- Atom™: A simple, point-of-play PIN debit solution that allows players to access funds without leaving the table or handling cash. Atom promotes increased player retention and provides real-time accounting and game reports.
- Linux operating system for ISEE™ 4: improves cybersecurity on the casino network; and iVIEW Guardiana premium subscription service that provides active detection of casino floor threats from a leading endpoint protection provider.
Improve the player journey on all touchpoints
Additionally, in the lead up to G2E, L&W recently announced that it has acquired all of the assets of House Advantage (HA), a leading loyalty and marketing software and technology provider known for its main form, “HALo”. “Adding HA’s industry-leading software and technology solutions allows us to capitalize on the growing convergence of digital and land-based games,” said Matt Wilson, CEO of Light & Wonder. “With HALo, we get a powerful omnichannel player retention solution that complements our current product family and allows us to provide a truly differentiated offering. We look forward to introducing this new offering to customers during G2E and beyond. »
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About Light & Wonder, Inc.
Light & Wonder, Inc. (formerly known as Scientific Games Corporation) is the worldwide leader in cross-platform games and entertainment. Light & Wonder brings together approximately 6,000 employees from six continents to connect content between terrestrial and digital channels with unparalleled technology and distribution. Guided by a culture that values bold teamwork and creativity, the company is building new worlds of play, developing gaming experiences loved by players around the world. Its OpenGaming™ platform powers the largest digital gaming network in the industry. The Company is committed to the highest standards of integrity, from promoting player responsibility to implementing sustainable practices. To learn more, visit lnw.com.
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