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Red Tiger Gaming is emerging as one of the industry's most exciting new suppliers, with its rapid integrations, soaring client base and ability to crank out quality content winning it praise. Under new chief executive Gavin Hamilton plans are in place for an ambitious global expansion drive in 2018.

Scientific Games kicked off 2018 by completing its CAD$775m acquisition of NYX Gaming Group. The supplier is now positioned to be a market-leading force in the land-based gaming, social, lottery and iGaming sectors. Chief executive Kevin Sheehan tells Gaming Intelligence how it was done.

US gaming and lottery supplier Scientific Games has announced the launch of its SG Digital division, which incorporates the existing portfolio of SG Interactive’s B2B products and services with those of the newly acquired NYX Gaming Group.

Scientific Games may have won the lottery supplier of the year award for the fourth year running, but that is simply a testament to its continued strength. In an increasingly competitive field, the growing importance of online instant games means there are more suppliers than ever before.

Playtech faced a major challenge in 2017, with the end of its partnership with the Disney-owned Marvel Studios forcing it to remove some of the best-performing games from its portfolio.

The operators that are evolving are the big winners in this year's Gaming Intelligence Awards, with The Stars Group, Scientific Games and Playtech leading the charge winning three awards each.

There are more and more companies looking to offer data-driven solutions to iGaming, and Beehive has pushed its way to the top.

The rise of Red Tiger Gaming in just three years of operation has been little short of incredible. In a market where new suppliers often struggle with acceptance and then with integration, Red Tiger has stormed through the barricades.

NetEnt has dominated this category to such an extent that in recent years, the judging panel has been forced to ask the question: has anyone performed better than NetEnt over the past year?

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