​Scientific Games snaps up Spicerack Media

12th April 2017 by RightCasino facebook 2 mins read Category: News

Scientific Games has purchased Spicerack Media, the mobile and social media company responsible for the highly popular Bingo Showdown.

According to a press statement, SG believes Spicerack will complement its stable of social casino games and mobile offerings. Furthermore, Scientific Games chief executive Barry Cottle believes the deal will be “immediately accretive to earnings and cash flow.”

“We are excited by the addition of Spicerack’s talented team and complementary nature of their successful bingo game offering to our expanding portfolio of rapidly-growing social casino apps,” Cottle added.

Spicerack co-founder Davy Campano was every bit as upbeat as the SG CE: “We are excited to bring our product portfolio into a company with the reputation of Scientific Games.

“Their interactive business has seen rapid growth over a sustained period of time. [Spicerack]’s proud to be joining such a successful part of the company.”

About Scientific Games

This American brand has been a player on the gambling scene for decades. It provides its gambling products and services to customers around the globe, to both lottery and gambling organisation. The company is headquartered in Sin City itself, and its products run the gamut from mechanical slot machines, lottery gaming terminals and instant lottery games to server-based terminals, gambling control systems, social gaming and sports betting.

The Scientific Games family is large and continues to grow with the addition of Spicerack Media. Players may also be familiar with developers like WMS Industries and Bally Technologies, both of which fall beneath the SG umbrella. The company also operates OpenBet, a UK sports betting platform.

About Spicerack Media

This little company started out in 2007, making games for Facebook’s nascent gaming platform. Since then, Spicerack has developed a host of bingo titles and other games that take advantage of the social ecosystem built into the Facebook system. Bingo Showdown is its most popular title and the company’s creativity and skills that made it the perfect addition to the Scientific Games group of assets.

In addition to its social gaming titles, Spicerack Media has also developed several mobile apps, available through the Apple and Android app stores. This brought Spicerack’s products to an even wider audience than before and illustrated this small-but-mighty team’s capabilities.

Updated on 8th April 2019

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