LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) has successfully wrapped the WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET™ multi-state linked instant lottery game’s final BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE® winners’ event in Las Vegas. Ninety-nine lottery players from 14 U.S. states participated, including one lucky winner from Ohio who took home a $2 million grand prize. Scientific Games originated the multi-state linked instant game concept for the lottery industry in 2007 with DEAL OR NO DEAL™ and went on to create five additional linked game blockbusters before launching WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET in March 2017, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. With an up to $1 billion prize opportunity, it offered the largest prize for a linked lottery instant game in U.S. history.
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