WMS Gaming News
Scientific Games replaces CEO after completing $1.5 billion WMS purchase 20 Nov 2013
Several analysts said A. Lorne Weil had planned to leave the New York-based company.
Scientific Games completes buyout of slot maker WMS Industries 21 Oct 2013
The transaction was approved by WMS shareholders and the Federal Trade Commission.
Scientific Games completes acquisition of WMS 18 Oct 2013
Scientific Games Corporation completes acquisition of WMS Industries Inc.
Jackpot Party launches two new online slots 9 Oct 2013
The online casino has added Samurai Master and Vampire's Embrace to its family of websites.
Scientific Games secures Nevada Gaming Commission approval 27 Sep 2013
cientific Games Corporation announced that the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved the company's pending acquisition of WMS Industries Inc.
Scientific Games Corp. plans to retain many top WMS execs 18 Sep 2013
The New York-based lottery systems provider said it would create two industry groups, gaming and lottery, with much of WMS falling into the gaming division.
G2E will glow with glitz and glamour 11 Sep 2013
This year's expo will feature a flood of new games.
Jackpot Party launches BIER HAUS slot 29 Aug 2013
Fans of BIER HAUS can enjoy the free spin bonus music as part of a game demo video posted to the Williams Interactive YouTube channel.
Joingo helps casinos target a mobile audience 13 Aug 2013
Joingo's Mobile Loyalty System ties into a casino's existing customer database.
Jackpot Party launches two new online slot games: The Wizard of Oz Wicked Riches and Spartacus Gladiator of Rome 24 Jul 2013
"We’re excited to see our players react to these two new thrilling slot titles,” said Ohad Narkis, Vice President & Managing Director of Online Operations for Williams Interactive. “We’re delighted to be the first online casino in the world with these games."
Jackpot Party announces relaunch of Jungle Wild online slot game 2 Jul 2013
Jackpot Party is proud to announce the relaunch of the Jungle Wild online slot game, the first online slot game enhanced with Bonus Guarantee technology.
Despite deal, lottery not coming to Nevada any time soon 17 Jun 2013
Scientific Games Corp.’s $1.5 billion acquisition of slot machine manufacturer WMS Industries doesn’t mean a statewide lottery is headed to Nevada.
50% commission offering to new Jackpot Party affiliates 28 May 2013
The welcome rate is available to all new affiliates – big or small - who sign up to the program.
WMS shareholders approve buyout by Scientific Games 13 May 2013
More than 99 percent of votes cast at the meeting Friday were in favor of the buyout, in which WMS shareholders will receive $26 per share.
Slot machine maker sees its profits decline in third quarter 7 May 2013
WMS Industries grew total revenues 1 percent to $177.9 million.
April promotions including KISS game now live at Jackpot Party 5 Apr 2013
Don't miss any of the great promotions this month at Jackpot Party.
Jackpot Party introduces KISS online slot game on March 28 27 Mar 2013
Play the ultimate slot game online for the first time at JackpotParty.com and enjoy music from the band’s long-running career.
WMS investors will vote on proposed buyout on May 11 19 Mar 2013
Scientific Games agreed in January to pay $26 a share for all outstanding shares of WMS and assume $85 million in debt.
FTC approves Scientific Games Corp. acquisition of WMS Industries 12 Mar 2013
In a joint statement, the companies announced they have been notified by the FTC of "early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act."
Jackpot Party launches Fairy's Fortune slot game today 28 Feb 2013
This classic five-reel, 20-line slot game debuts February 28th and offers three magnificent features.
WMS slot pays out record $7.2 million jackpot at Palace Casino in Biloxi, Miss. 19 Feb 2013
A 73-year-old Michigan resident won a $7.2 million jackpot on a WMS THE LORD OF THE RINGS™ progressive penny slot machine on Friday evening at the Palace Casino in Biloxi.
Jackpot Party offers exclusive online slot games, premium casino games and brand-new Jackpot Party Progressive 4 Feb 2013
The Jackpot Party Progressive is a world exclusive – the only jackpot that can be triggered at random by a player on any game across the site (slot or casino) no matter what stake they’re playing.
Gaming stock index rises in January 4 Feb 2013
Two planned buyouts helped fuel average daily stock price increases for publicly traded casino operators and gaming equipment manufacturers during January.
Scientific Games to Buy WMS 1 Feb 2013
In a significant deal, Scientific Games Corp will acquire WMS Industries for $1.5 billion.
The Reel Life: Prison beer break edition 31 Jan 2013
It takes a big set of brass ones to try to break of out jail, but it takes an ever bigger set to go straight to a bar and order a beer after you do it.