VANCOUVER, June 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. (referred to as "Global" or the "Company") (TSX-V: DFS), in partnership with SG Digital, the B2B interactive division of Scientific Games Corp. (NASDAQ: SGMS), announces their promotional 2018 World Cup™ daily fantasy tournament which will be available to employees of SG Digital's customers who are domiciled in Denmark, Germany, Gibraltar, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
SG Digital is the new digital division of Scientific Games Corporation, formed by the combination of two top-tier companies, SG Interactive and NYX Gaming Group. Together, SG Interactive, a world leader offering gaming operators access to the widest portfolio of online gaming content available and NYX, one of the leading B2B real-money digital gaming and sports betting platforms in the world, form an industry-leading force across iGaming, iLottery and Sports. Global and NYX entered into an exclusive development and distribution agreement for Global's innovative daily fantasy sports solution, the "DFS product" and have a commercial relationship for the distribution of the DFS product through SG Digital's Open Gaming System™ ("OGS").
The tournament will begin June 14th and will run the full length of the World Cup, featuring weekly prizes as well as a grand prize to the player who ultimately wins the tournament upon conclusion of the 2018 World Cup™ final, to be held on July 15th. The campaign is designed to provide an entertaining sportsbetting and OGS community-centric experience, while introducing and featuring Global's DFS product, SG Digital's OpenBet sportsbook and football themed slots, Foxin' Wins Football Fever and Top Strike Championship, two new NextGen studio games available via OGS.
Darcy Krogh, CEO of Global says, "This is an important vote of confidence in the quality of our product and a great opportunity to showcase our DFS product to SG Digital's customers. We are expecting this promotional campaign will lead to significant customer interest in our product, as they experience all the fun and engagement that it offers. Our integration into the OGS platform enables quick and easy access for any of SG Digital's sportsbook and provides gaming operators easy access to add our innovative product to their portfolio"
Matt Davey, Group Chief Executive of SG Digital, says "Our partnership with Global is a natural fit for our customers, and we look forward to a successful tournament. The World Cup is a perfect opportunity to promote the unique Global DFS experience."
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is the global leader in technology-based gaming systems, table games, table products and instant games and a leader in products, services and content for gaming, lottery and interactive gaming markets. Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, creative content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. Today, we offer customers a fully integrated portfolio of technology platforms, robust systems, engaging content and unrivalled professional services. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com.
About Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc.
Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. (TSX-V: DFS), with its subsidiaries, is a licensed and regulated provider of fantasy sports software with offices in Malta, Toronto and Vancouver. Its platform is a multi-tenant gateway that allows operators to offer their customers a world class Daily Fantasy Sports software solution. The platform allows for seamless integration at the operator level without having to share or compromise any sensitive customer data. Joining the Company's network allows operators to capitalize on a mature infrastructure, with shared liquidity, that was built specifically for regulated market environments. As a true B2B global network, the Company is a SaaS product that offers a turn- key solution for sportsbook operators, land-based operators, media groups, and big database companies to participate in the daily fantasy sports industry.
Per: "Darcy Krogh",
Darcy Krogh, President and CEO
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For further information: Darcy Krogh, President and CEO, Tel: 604 685 9316, Email: [email protected]; Bill Mitoulas, Investor Relations, Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc., Email: [email protected], Office: 416.479.9547