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Scientific Games Announces Stock Repurchase Program

NEW YORK, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that, on May 9, 2010, the Company's Board of Directors approved a stock repurchase program under which the Company is authorized to repurchase, from time to time in the open market through December 31, 2011, shares of its outstanding common stock in an aggregate amount up to $200 million. Purchases are expected to be funded by existing cash on hand, cash flows from operations, borrowings, or a combination thereof. A pricing committee of the Board of Directors will determine the share price of the repurchases, and the timing and amount of purchases will be determined by the Company's management based on its evaluation of market conditions and other factors. The stock repurchase program may be suspended or discontinued at any time.

About Scientific Games Scientific Games Corporation is a leading integrated supplier of instant tickets, systems and services to lotteries worldwide, a leading supplier of server-based gaming machines and systems, Amusement and Skill with Prize betting terminals, interactive sports betting terminals and systems, and wagering systems and services to pari-mutuel operators. It is also a licensed pari-mutuel gaming operator in Connecticut, Maine and the Netherlands. The Company's customers are in the United States and more than 50 countries. For more information about the Company, please visit our website at www.scientificgames.com.

Company Contact: Investor Relations Scientific Games 212-754-2233 Forward-Looking Statements In this press release the Company makes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Forward-looking statements describe future expectations, plans, results or strategies and can often be identified by the use of terminology such as "may"," "will," "estimate," "intend," "continue," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "could," "potential," "opportunity," or similar terminology. These statements are based upon management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of future results or performance. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in these statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors, including, among other things: competition; material adverse changes in economic and industry conditions; technological change; retention and renewal of existing contracts and entry into new or revised contracts; availability and adequacy of cash flow to satisfy obligations and indebtedness or future needs; protection of intellectual property; security and integrity of software and systems; laws and government regulation, including those relating to gaming licenses, permits and operations; inability to identify, complete and integrate future acquisitions; inability to benefit from, and risks associated with, joint ventures and strategic investments and relationships; inability to complete the proposed sale of the racing and venue management businesses; seasonality; inability to enhance and develop successful gaming concepts; dependence on suppliers and manufacturers; liability for product defects; factors associated with foreign operations; influence of certain stockholders; dependence on key personnel; failure to perform on contracts; resolution of pending or future litigation; labor matters; and stock price volatility. Additional information regarding risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in forward-looking statements is included from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and, except for the Company's ongoing obligations under the U.S. federal securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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