Las Vegas-based company Light & Wonder continues as a leader in slot machines

Las Vegas-based company Light & Wonder continues as a leader in slot machines

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  • Bryan Horwath, Las Vegas Sun
November 25, 2022 10:39 AM
  • Bryan Horwath, Las Vegas Sun
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In March, the slot machine maker formerly known as Scientific Games made a big change.

The company switched its name to Light & Wonder, a change necessitated by the sale of its sports betting and lottery businesses, the latter of which kept the Scientific Games moniker.

The past year has been one of change for Light & Wonder, which employs about 1,300 people at its headquarters in Las Vegas and about 6,000 worldwide.

The Sun recently spent some time with new Light & Wonder President and CEO Matt Wilson at the company’s Las Vegas facility south of the Strip.

A native of Australia and a gaming industry veteran of 20 years, Wilson, 41, took over the top post at the company last month. A Wharton Business School graduate, Wilson has big ideas and an eye for attracting the top gaming talent