GCA to Provide Scientific Games a Digital Wallet for iLottery
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Cash Access, Inc. ("GCA"),
a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCA) and
a global provider of innovative cash access, cash handling and online payment
solutions for gaming establishments and operators, announced today it has
signed an agreement with Scientific Games International, Inc. to provide
payment services and integrated digital wallet functionality for its U.S.
based internet lottery clients.
Building upon more than a decade of interactive experience serving lotteries
worldwide, Scientific Games offers Sciplay™, a series of highly secure,
interactive lottery and gaming products. The Sciplay platform allows players
to experience interactive gaming anytime, anywhere as allowed by all
applicable laws, rules and regulations. This scalable, flexible platform is
built on open architecture with easy integration of third-party game content
GCA's interactive solutions will integrate seamlessly with Scientific Games'
Sciplay platform, offering a feature rich wallet individually branded for each
state's lottery. "We are looking forward to a mutually prosperous partnership
with GCA. GCA's products provide us with the security and scalability we need
as we continue to provide additional services to our clients, as more U.S.
lotteries add interactive lottery and gaming elements," said Steve Beason,
Enterprise Chief Technology Officer of Scientific Games.
"GCA is excited that Scientific Games has chosen our interactive suite of
products to serve their needs for iLottery. I am confident that our combined
solutions and shared vision for the interactive business will deliver a great
product to customers," said David Lopez, President and Chief Executive Officer
GCA's interactive solutions offer internet gaming and lottery providers a
simple and flexible payment wall built specifically for internet gaming using
traditional and alternative payment methods as well as a customizable, digital
wallet that allows players to load, store, exchange and withdraw traditional
and virtual currencies for their gaming activity.
About Global Cash Access, Inc.
Las Vegas-based Global Cash Access, Inc. ("GCA"), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of cash access
products and related services to approximately 1,000 casinos and other gaming
properties in the United States, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, Central
America and Asia. GCA's products and services provide gaming patrons access to
cash through a variety of methods, including ATM cash withdrawals,
point-of-sale debit card transactions, credit card transactions, check
verification and warranty services, and Western Union money transfers. GCA is
a leading manufacturer and distributor of cash handling devices and related
software. GCA also provides products and services that improve credit
decision-making, automate cashier operations and enhance patron marketing
activities for gaming establishments. With its proprietary database of gaming
patron credit history and transaction data on millions of gaming patrons
worldwide, GCA is recognized for successfully developing and deploying
technological innovations that increase client profitability, operational
efficiency and customer loyalty. More information is available at GCA's
website at www.gcainc.com.
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation is a global leader in providing customized,
end-to-end gaming solutions to lottery and gaming organizations worldwide.
Scientific Games' integrated array of products and services includes instant
lottery games, lottery gaming systems, terminals and services, and internet
applications, as well as server-based interactive gaming terminals and
associated gaming control systems.For more information, visit
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the "safe
harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Important factors that may cause actual events or results to differ materially
from those anticipated by such forward-looking statements include, without
limitation, statements regarding GCA's interactive solutions and other
products and services offered by GCA and its affiliates, the competitive
position of GCA and the expectations of its customers, the anticipated
commercial and economic benefits of the products and services offered by GCA
in combination with or through its affiliates, and our anticipated benefits of
our long-term strategy and our ability to integrate and develop our
technologies on an on-going basis. These forward-looking statements are not
guarantees of future performance and are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the
results implied or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements are subject to the risks detailed in Global Cash
Access Holdings, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including the most recently filed Form 10-Q or 10-K, as applicable. GCA does
not intend or assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.
CONTACT: GCA Communications
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