Scientific Games named one of top 10 innovative companies in Georgia’s emerging U.S. tech hotbed CDC Gaming Reports · February 21, 2020 at 9:34 am Scientific Games Corporation was named one of the 2020 Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), a 30,000-member organization connecting Georgia’s tech ecosystem and advancing the state’s innovation economy. Scientific Games achieved the Top 10 honor after being named to the Top 40 Innovative Companies for the fourth time in five years. It was recognized for leadership in modernizing the global lottery industry by continual large-scale innovation projects with its lottery-retailer and systems technology, digital platforms and games, and sports betting technology. “Georgia has emerged as a leading technology hotbed on the East Coast of the U.S. and Scientific Games is using tech innovation to enhance the entertainment experience for lottery players and responsibly maximize profits for lottery beneficiaries, such as education and social programs,” said Pat McHugh, Lottery Group Chief Executive for Scientific Games. McHugh will make a brief presentation on Scientific Games’ innovation with other Top 10 Innovative Companies at TAG’s Summit 2020, held March 3-4 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. The Summit brings together more than 1,300 technology and business leaders centered around the most prominent and relevant trends that are sparking, disrupting and driving innovation today. “The 2020 Top 10 companies represent the best and brightest in our state for innovation and are leading the way in highlighting Georgia as a global leader in transformational technology,” said Larry K. Williams, President & CEO of TAG. Scientific Games is a business partner to more than 150 lotteries worldwide, including the Georgia Lottery. Its products have generated more than $10 billion in funding for the state of Georgia’s educational programs.