SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2021
SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(IRS Employer|
(Commission File Number)
6601 Bermuda Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119
(Address of registrant’s principal executive office)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $.001 par value||SGMS||The NASDAQ Stock Market|
|Preferred Stock Purchase Rights||The NASDAQ Stock Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
☐ Emerging growth company
☐ If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Amendment to Employment Agreement with Michael F. Winterscheidt
On April 27, 2021, Scientific Games Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an amendment to its employment agreement with Michael F. Winterscheidt, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, which provides that all time-vesting equity awards with respect to the common stock of the Company held by Mr. Winterscheidt that were granted before March 20, 2021 will immediately vest on November 30, 2021, subject to Mr. Winterscheidt’s continuous employment with the Company through such date.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORPORATION|
|Date: April 30, 2021||By:||/s/ Michael C. Eklund|
|Name:||Michael C. Eklund|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary|