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Scientific Games appoints Blanco as new technology chief

| By Robert Fletcher
Scientific Games has announced the appointment of Victor Blanco as its new chief technology officer.

Blanco will take on his new role next year and oversee its technology strategy covering its gaming, lottery, sports betting and igaming offerings.

He will join the business having most recent served as chief technology officer at Aristocrat, where he led the provider’s technology strategy, played a major role in the turnaround of its land-based gaming business and led an expansion into social casino and casual games.

Prior to this, Blanco served as the director of software architecture for HTC and held a number of software engineering roles at Microsoft, where he was part of the team that developed the first Xbox game console and online service.

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