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WMS Gaming Announces Expanded Australian Presence

WMS Gaming Inc. Announces Expanded Australian Presence

NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA – February 20, 2014 - WMS Gaming Inc. is pleased to announce that it is expanding its commercial activities in Australia.  Building on the efforts of its former distributor, eBET Group, a Sydney-based gaming solutions company, and continuing to leverage the eBET service team, WMS plans to increase its Australian presence in New South Wales and other states and territories by expanding its Sydney office through a new customer-facing sales team and by dedicating a local product development studio to the Australian market.

WMS plans to offer an innovative product portfolio that is tailored to Australian players, which is expected to enhance the player experience and help drive long-term growth for customers. With this increased investment and focus, WMS is prepared to support existing and future customers and capitalize on additional growth opportunities in this important market.

Sebastian Salat, President, WMS International, said, “WMS is excited about our expanded role in Australia.  Growth in Australia is an important component of our long-term strategy. We are building our sales, marketing and game development capabilities with a sharp focus on local customer needs. We expect that our relationship with eBET will be a key link in our customer experience, as we seek to provide our customers with the highest level of service possible and bring to market our latest innovations."

Tony Toohey, eBE­T CEO and Managing Director, said, “This agreement reflects the strength of the relationship between eBET and WMS and both companies’ commitment to serve our customers in Australia, and provides a better framework for both companies to pursue the opportunities for WMS in Australia.”

The WMS Australia office is located at Level 7, 579 Harris St Ultimo, NSW. (02) 9211 8920

About WMS 

WMS Gaming Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (the “Company”), is a leading supplier of innovative gaming entertainment products and services worldwide.  The Company designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and markets casino games and gaming machines, video lottery terminals and video gaming terminals.  More information on WMS can be found at now.wms.com or visit the Company on Facebook®, Twitter® or YouTube®.

About eBET

eBET Limited is a leading-edge gaming solutions company that is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EBT) and has its headquarters in Sydney, Australia. The eBET Group of companies provide integrated gaming solutions that cover the full gamut of gaming operations: electronic gaming machines, gaming management systems and Licensed Monitoring Operator (LMO) services. eBET’s commitment to excellence, continual innovation and superior client service mean the company is expanding its presence in a growing number of markets. The company currently has international operations and commercial agreements extending to over 800 customers, operating 48,000 gaming machines in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia.