Scientific Games has reported a 7 per cent increase in revenue to $821.0m for the third quarter of 2018, marking its twelfth consecutive quarter of year-on-year growth.

Alongside confirming plans to consider an IPO for its growing social gaming business, the company said that it benefited from growth across its Lottery, Digital and Social segments, which offset a decline from its core Gaming division.

"We are very pleased with the growth we are seeing across our businesses as we continue to lead our industry into the future,” said chief executive Barry Cottle. “Our investments in digital, sports betting, and new games are producing the most innovative and engaging products in the market and we are excited about the customer response here in the US and around the world."

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