NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary The Global Draw Ltd. has successfully extended an agreement to continue as the sole provider of server-based gaming terminals for major U.K. bookmaker The Gala Coral Group. The agreement covers 1,744 Coral shops and the provision of Global Draw's exclusive new Infinity2 gaming terminals with enhanced functionality. Global Draw will be responsible for the supply and service of gaming terminals for the Coral estate through 2017.
Steve Frater, Executive Chairman of The Global Draw, Games Media and Barcrest, said, "Coral and Global Draw have been working in partnership for nearly 15 years. This long-term relationship has spanned multiple legislative and technology developments and Coral has always been at the forefront of the industry, as one of the first licensed betting shop chains to install our gaming terminals in 1999 and one of the first to roll out B2/B3 content on our dual-screen terminals in 2007. We are honored and excited to have Coral be the first customer to introduce our new Infinity2 terminal."
Andy Hornby, CEO of Coral, said, "Coral is constantly looking for ways to enhance our gaming offering. Global Draw has consistently provided a high standard of service and support, leading content and a clear commitment to innovation and the future of gaming. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Global Draw and bringing our customers the best possible gaming experience."