Lightning Box Acquired by Scientific Games

By Simon Wright, Last updated Jul 1, 2023

The casino game studio Lightning Box have been acquired by Scientific Games, as the company continues on their vision to become a  leading, cross-platform global game Company.

Lightning Box currently have their games made available to over 50 of the leading iGaming operators in Europe and North America, to include the likes of  BetMGM, Rush Street, Golden Nugget, FanDuel, BCLC, Loto Quebec, Unibet, 888, Sky Bet, LeoVegas, William Hill and Betsson Group.

The Australian slot game developer which operates out of Sydney, have a proven track record in producing compelling online slot games. Commenting on the deal, Peter Causley, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Lightning Box, said: “Wow, what an amazing opportunity and recognition of our team’s efforts.”

“Joining the Scientific Games team and working even more closely with them comes at the perfect time to drive forward our ambitious product innovation plans.”

“Having been an OpenGaming partner since it’s early days, we knew that Scientific Games had the capabilities to propel our games to new heights.”

“We’re now in a better position than ever to bring our robust pipeline of high-quality slots more effortlessly to our global online casino partners.”

Adding to Causley’s comments, Dylan Slaney, SVP Gaming, Digital at Scientific Games, stated: “Lightning Box games are hugely popular with slots players around the world, and we’re excited to welcome these talented game designers to our team.”

“Our strategy is a simple one:  talented, passionate people make great games and the addition of the Lightning Box team is another example of this and how we will continue to be the iGaming industry leader.”

Simon Wright

Simon Wright has been both a player and an observer of the online casino industry for over 15 years. His knowledge of the online casino industry – to include sports is massive. Not many folks have the experience or his knowledge about online gambling. His adoration of football is also noted. He has painted his house blue (Chelsea) and annoys his neighbors with local football songs on game days.

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