Scientific Games Announces New General Counsel Andrew Tomback

        Scientific Games Announces New General Counsel Andrew Tomback

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec.5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq:
SGMS) (the "Company") today announced that Andrew E. Tomback has joined the
Company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective December 1,

Mr. Tomback comes to Scientific Games with 25 years of experience in
government service, business and private practice. Prior to joining the
Company, Mr. Tomback was a Partner at Zuckerman, Spaeder LLP, a premier
Washington D.C.-based litigation firm where he was a key litigator in the
firm's New York office.Previously, he was a Partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley
and McCloy LLP.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Tomback was Deputy General Counsel of
the Resolution Trust Corporation, and he also served as an Assistant U.S.
Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern
District of New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from
Yale College and his Juris Doctorate from Yale Law School. 

"We are very pleased to have Andrew join our management team at this time,"
said David Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific
Games. "Andrew's extensive background and experience make him an excellent
addition and I am confident he will be a significant contributor to the
success of our business."

On December 5, 2013, Mr. Tomback will receive a grant of 100,000 restricted
units (RSUs) and a grant of stock options to purchase 200,000 shares of the
Company's common stock (with an exercise price equal to the average of the
high and low sales prices of the Company's stock on December 4, 2013, and a
ten-year term), which awards are scheduled to vest in one-fourth increments on
each of the first four anniversaries of December 2, 2013. The RSUs and stock
option grants were approved as employment inducement grants pursuant to Nasdaq
Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based
products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming and lottery
markets. The Company's portfolio includes instant and draw-based lottery
games; electronic gaming machines and game content; server-based lottery and
gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and
social, mobile and interactive content and services. For more information,
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Company Contacts
Investor Relations:
Cindi Buckwalter, (212) 754-2233
William Pfund, (847) 785-3167

Media Relations:
Aimee Remey, (212) 754-2233

Forward-Looking Statements
In this press release, the Company makes "forward-looking statements" within
the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Forward-looking statements describe future expectations, plans, results or
strategies and can often be identified by the use of terminology such as
"may," "will," "estimate," "intend," "continue," "believe," "expect,"
"anticipate," "should," "could," "potential," "opportunity," or similar
terminology. Forward-looking statements may contain expectations regarding
activities, financial position, operations, synergies and other results
following our acquisition of WMS. These statements are based upon management's
current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of
timing, future results or performance. Actual results may differ materially
from those contemplated in these statements due to a variety of risks and
uncertainties and other factors, including, among other things: competition;
material adverse changes in economic and industry conditions; technological
change; retention and renewal of existing contracts and entry into new or
revised contracts; effect of indebtedness on our operations and financial
condition; availability and adequacy of cash flows to satisfy obligations and
indebtedness or future needs; protection of our intellectual property; ability
to license third party intellectual property; intellectual property rights of
others; security and integrity of software and systems; reliance on
information technology systems; laws and government regulation, including
those relating to gaming licenses, permits and operations; inability to
identify, complete and integrate future acquisitions; inability to benefit
from, and risks associated with, strategic equity investments and
relationships; inability of our joint venture to meet the net income targets
or otherwise to realize the anticipated benefits under its private management
agreement with the Illinois Lottery; inability of our joint venture to meet
the net income targets or other requirements under its agreement to provide
marketing and sales services to the New Jersey Lottery or otherwise to realize
the anticipated benefits under such agreement (including as a result of a
protest); failure to realize the anticipated benefits related to the award to
our consortium of an instant ticket concession in Greece; the seasonality of
our business; disruption of our current plans and operations in connection
with our acquisition of WMS; failure to achieve the intended benefits of the
WMS acquisition, including due to the inability to realize synergies in the
anticipated amounts or within the contemplated time-frames or cost
expectations, or at all; inability to identify and capitalize on trends and
changes in the lottery and gaming industries, including the potential
expansion of regulated gaming via the internet; inability to enhance and
develop successful gaming concepts; slow growth of gaming jurisdictions or the
casino industry; decline in the replacement cycle of gaming machines;
consolidation or ownership changes in the casino industry; dependence on
suppliers and manufacturers; liability for product defects; fluctuations in
foreign currency exchange rates and other factors associated with
international operations; influence of certain stockholders; dependence on key
personnel; failure to perform under our contracts; resolution of pending or
future litigation; labor matters; and stock price volatility. Additional
information regarding risks and uncertainties and other factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in
forward-looking statements is included from time to time in the Company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including in our
Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 12, 2013 and in our
subsequent periodic reports. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the
date they are made and, except for the Company's ongoing obligations under the
U.S. federal securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly
update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise.

SOURCE Scientific Games Corporation

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