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Tribal gaming operator Osage Casinos has signed a deal to become the first land-based casino in the state of Oklahoma to launch Scientific Games' SG Universe interactive product suite.

The Osage Nation-owned operator will roll out the solution across its seven Oklahoma properties, including mobile and desktop apps, as well as the Play4Fun social casino product.

"This partnership is a true win-win," Osage Casinos chief executive Byron Bighorse said. "SG Universe will bring our brand to the next level. With seven properties across Oklahoma that will utilize Scientific Games' digital casino product suite, we're poised to become a one-stop shop for cutting-edge gaming technology."

SG Interactive's senior vice president and managing director of B2B Leigh Nissim described the deal as "a natural and impactful step for the SG Universe product suite.

"We're thrilled to empower their properties with an unparalleled online experience," Nissim said. "Our partnership with Osage marks our first SG Universe install in Oklahoma; we can't wait to bring this product to their players."

Shares in Scientific Games Corporation (Co.Data) (NYQ:SGMS) closed up 0.57 per cent at US$44.10 per share in New York Wednesday.