GCA to Provide Scientific Games a Digital Wallet for iLottery


LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Cash Access, Inc. ("GCA"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCA) and a global provider of innovative cash access, cash handling and online payment solutions for gaming establishments and operators, announced today it has signed an agreement with Scientific Games International, Inc. to provide payment services and integrated digital wallet functionality for its U.S. based internet lottery clients.

Building upon more than a decade of interactive experience serving lotteries worldwide, Scientific Games offers Sciplay™, a series of highly secure, interactive lottery and gaming products. The Sciplay platform allows players to experience interactive gaming anytime, anywhere as allowed by all applicable laws, rules and regulations. This scalable, flexible platform is built on open architecture with easy integration of third-party game content and products.

GCA's interactive solutions will integrate seamlessly with Scientific Games' Sciplay platform, offering a feature rich wallet individually branded for each state's lottery. "We are looking forward to a mutually prosperous partnership with GCA. GCA's products provide us with the security and scalability we need as we continue to provide additional services to our clients, as more U.S. lotteries add interactive lottery and gaming elements," said Steve Beason, Enterprise Chief Technology Officer of Scientific Games.

"GCA is excited that Scientific Games has chosen our interactive suite of products to serve their needs for iLottery. I am confident that our combined solutions and shared vision for the interactive business will deliver a great product to customers," said David Lopez, President and Chief Executive Officer of GCA.

GCA's interactive solutions offer internet gaming and lottery providers a simple and flexible payment wall built specifically for internet gaming using traditional and alternative payment methods as well as a customizable, digital wallet that allows players to load, store, exchange and withdraw traditional and virtual currencies for their gaming activity.  

About Global Cash Access, Inc.

Las Vegas-based Global Cash Access, Inc. ("GCA"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of cash access products and related services to approximately 1,000 casinos and other gaming properties in the United States, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, Central America and Asia. GCA's products and services provide gaming patrons access to cash through a variety of methods, including ATM cash withdrawals, point-of-sale debit card transactions, credit card transactions, check verification and warranty services, and Western Union money transfers. GCA is a leading manufacturer and distributor of cash handling devices and related software. GCA also provides products and services that improve credit decision-making, automate cashier operations and enhance patron marketing activities for gaming establishments. With its proprietary database of gaming patron credit history and transaction data on millions of gaming patrons worldwide, GCA is recognized for successfully developing and deploying technological innovations that increase client profitability, operational efficiency and customer loyalty. More information is available at GCA's website at www.gcainc.com.

About Scientific Games

Scientific Games Corporation is a global leader in providing customized, end-to-end gaming solutions to lottery and gaming organizations worldwide. Scientific Games' integrated array of products and services includes instant lottery games, lottery gaming systems, terminals and services, and internet applications, as well as server-based interactive gaming terminals and associated gaming control systems. For more information, visit www.scientificgames.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Important factors that may cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated by such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding GCA's interactive solutions and other products and services offered by GCA and its affiliates, the competitive position of GCA and the expectations of its customers, the anticipated commercial and economic benefits of the products and services offered by GCA in combination with or through its affiliates, and our anticipated benefits of our long-term strategy and our ability to integrate and develop our technologies on an on-going basis. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results implied or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to the risks detailed in Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the most recently filed Form 10-Q or 10-K, as applicable. GCA does not intend or assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

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