In the US, Scientific Games has been named one of the 2020 Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia.

TAG is a 30,000-member organisation connecting Georgia’s vast tech ecosystem and advancing the state’s innovation economy. Scientific Games advanced to the Top 10 honour after being named to the Top 40 Innovative Companies for the fourth time in five years.

The company was recognised for innovation leadership in modernising the global lottery industry by continual large-scale innovation projects with its lottery retailer and systems technology, digital platforms and games and sports betting technology.

“Georgia has emerged as a leading technology hotbed on the east coast of the US and it is an honour to be recognised with other innovation-driven companies in the state,” said Pat McHugh, lottery group chief executive for Scientific Games.

“Scientific Games is using tech innovation to enhance the entertainment experience for lottery players and responsibly maximise profits for lottery beneficiaries, such as education and social programmes. We are excited about our continued innovations in our core lottery business, as well as the emerging regulated digital games and sports betting markets in the US.”