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September 26, 2021

The slots developer is currently live with more than 50 operators in the US, Canada and Europe

Scientific Games acquires Australian gaming studio Lightning Box

Scientific Games acquires Australian gaming studio Lightning Box
Some of the leading operators currently running Lightning Box's games include BetMGM, Rush Street, Golden Nugget, FanDuel, BCLC, Loto Quebec, Unibet, 888, Sky Bet, LeoVegas, William Hill, Betsson, and others.
United States | 08/04/2021

The studio’s titles include ChickenFox, Lightning Horseman, Lightning Leopard, ChickenFox5x Skillstar, Astrocat, and Silver Lion. As it continues to deliver new games, Lightning Box will also benefit from SG’s resources. The developer’s games are already integrated across the OpenGaming platform in the US.

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cientific Games Corporation said Wednesday it has acquired content studio Lightning Box, a Sydney-based slot developer.

Scientific Games and Lightning Box have a long-standing partnership, which should lead to seamless integration. Lightning Box's games are already integrated across the OpenGaming platform in the U.S. and the studio will continue to deliver new games while benefitting from Scientific Games' comprehensive range of resources, including data analytics and commercial support.

The studio's titles include ChickenFox, Lightning Horseman, Lightning Leopard, ChickenFox5x Skillstar, Astrocat, and Silver Lion.

Lightning Box is currently live with more than 50 operators, including BetMGM, Rush Street, Golden Nugget, FanDuel, BCLC, Loto Quebec, Unibet, 888, Sky Bet, LeoVegas, William Hill, Betsson, and others.

Dylan Slaney, SVP Gaming at Digital at Scientific Games, said: "Lightning Box games are hugely popular with slots players around the world, and we're excited to welcome these talented game designers to our team. Our strategy is a simple one: talented, passionate people make great games and the addition of the Lightning Box team is another example of this and how we will continue to be the iGaming industry leader."

Peter Causley, CEO, and co-founder of Lightning Box, commented: "Wow, what an amazing opportunity and recognition of our team's efforts. Joining the Scientific Games team and working even more closely with them comes at the perfect time to drive forward our ambitious product innovation plans. Having been an OpenGaming partner since its early days, we knew that Scientific Games had the capabilities to propel our games to new heights. We're now in a better position than ever to bring our robust pipeline of high-quality slots more effortlessly to our global online casino partners."

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