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WMS Industries Inc.

Address: WMS Gaming Inc Corporate Headquarters 800 South Northpoint Blvd. Waukegan, IL 60085 USA Phone 847-785-3000 Fax 847-785-3058
Web Site: WMS Industries Inc
Key People
Scott Schweinfurth
Orrin Edidin
Fred Gabbard
Brian Gamache
Phil Gelber
Ken Lochiatto
Larry Pacey
Chairman of the Board and CEO Brian R. Gamache
Annual Reports: Investor Relations
Company Type:


WMS Industries Inc.

Our Company
WMS has been a leading innovator of electronic game entertainment for more than 60 years. With our uncompromising focus on Player Driven Innovation we combine advanced, groundbreaking technologies with engaging game content and product executions to create products that transform the player entertainment experience and elevate the casino operator's return on investment.
WMS’ core values of Innovation, Passion, Integrity, Quality and Respect have created a Culture of Innovation which fuels the imagination and creativity of our development teams and the introduction of unique, high appeal products that deliver dynamic entertainment experiences for slot players. Through our player-driven focus, WMS’ worldwide team of talented, creative employees produce new and differentiated gaming platforms that consistently set new standards in the industry.
As WMS continues to expand and evolve, we want to ensure that our focus remains clearly centered on our business strategy and innovation. Thus, we created an Office of Strategy and Innovation, which functions in association with the WMS' Executive Committee. Working together, this group has the breadth of experience and passion for WMS that will ensure the Company's growth, industry leadership and operating execution will continue.
WMS Leadership Team
Highly regarded within the industry and among their peers, Brian R. Gamache, Orrin J. Edidin, Scott D. Schweinfurth, Larry J. Pacey and Ken Lochiatto consistently demonstrate exemplary leadership. WMS’ Leadership Team drives the company’s financial successes, generates positive customer experiences, and supports superior customer relations with a strong vision for growth. WMS’ Leadership Team head an organizational community in which every voice is heard. Under their direction, WMS has built a formidable talent base and culture of open minds that anticipate marketplace changes and innovate ahead of the curve. The Leadership Team has created an organization that

News 2013
September 12, 2013 Control Board Votes to Approve Scientific Games Acquisition of WMS Gaming
September 12, 2013 WMS to Debut New Premium Games for Player-Popular Gamefield xD(TM) Cabinet at G2E(R) 2013
August 29, 2013 WMS Fiscal Fourth Quarter Revenue Grows 14% Over Fiscal Third Quarter to $203 Million
August 27, 2013 WMS to Release Fiscal 2013 Results Concurrent with Its 10-K Filing
July 1, 2013 Gambling Board Faces Questions on the Independence of Casino Overseer
May 9, 2013 WMS Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement with Scientific Games
May 6, 2013 WMS Reports Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Results
April 18, 2013 Williams Interactive and Groupe Partouche Launch Online Casino for Players in Belgium
April 9, 2013 WMS Industries Inc. Names Veteran Anatoly “Tony” Belkin Chief Technology Officer & Vice-President Engineering
March 18, 2013 WMS Schedules Special Stockholder Meeting for May 10, 2013 to Vote on Adoption of the Merger Agreement with Scientific Games
March 14, 2013 WMS Refocusing on Macau Offer
March 11, 2013 Scientific Games And WMS Announce Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period
March 7, 2013 WMS Announce Multi-Year B2B Online Gaming Agreement with The Rank Group
February 26, 2013 WMS Announce B2B Online Gaming Agreement with Bonnier Gaming
(February 20, 2013 WMS and Sky Betting & Gaming Enter Into B2B Online Gaming Content Agreement
February 6, 2013 WMS Investor Sues to Stop Proposed $1.5 Billion Acquisition by Scientific Games

News 2012
December 11, 2012 WMS Stockholders Elect Directors and Approve All Other Matters
December 12, 2012 WMS Enters into B2B Online Gaming Agreement with British Columbia Lottery Corporation
November 1, 2012 WMS Industries Q1 Profit Rises
October 18, 2012 Slot-Machine Maker CEO's Compensation Jumps 24%
October 21, 2012 WMS Industries Discuss Foray Into Online Gambling
October 15, 2012 WMS Announce Expanded Multiyear B2B Online Gaming Agreements with Betsson Group and Unibet
September 18, 2012 New My Poker® Video Poker Product from WMS on Display at G2E® 2012
July 17, 2012 WMS Establishes New Interactive Division
July 2, 2012 WMS Gaming and 888 Holdings Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Online Poker Solutions for U.S. Casino Operators
June 26, 2012 WMS Expands North American Sales and Marketing Leadership Teams Reflecting Focus on Customer Engagement
June 26, 2012 WMS Gaming and Station Casinos to Introduce My Poker™ Video Poker Game
June 15, 2012 WMS Further Expands Interactive Gaming Capabilities with Acquisition of Phantom EFX
May 31, 2012 WMS Gaming Extends Global Technology Agreement with FutureLogic
May 21, 2012 WMS Buys Swedish Online Gambling Game Developer
May 10, 2012 WMS Licenses Content for Online Platforms from Konami Gaming
April 30, 2012 WMS Misses Fiscal Q3 Mark On Lower Sales
April 27, 2012 WMS To Provide Leading European Casino Operator with Hosted Online Casino Site In Belgium
April16, 2012 WMS to Report Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results on April 30 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
March 27, 2012 WMS Gaming Files Application For Nevada Interactive Gaming License
March 14, 2012 Lucky Cruise Launched on Facebook as First Social Game Collaboration Between Large Animal Games And WMS Gaming

February 14, 2012

Lucky Cruise Launched on Facebook as First Social Game Collaboration Between Large Animal Games And WMS Gaming

January 30, 2012

WMS 2Q Profit Drops 40% on Weaker Sales

January 26, 2012

WMS Reports Diluted EPS of $0.29 for Fiscal Second Quarter

January 6, 2012

WMS to Report Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results on January 26 and Host Conference Call and Webcast

News 2011
November 8, 2011 Earnings for Gaming Machine Manufacturer Fall By 80 Percent
November 7, 2011 WMS Industries Announce Quarterly Results, Misses Estimates
November 4, 2011 WMS to Unveil Player Engaging, Results Driven, Gaming Content Portfolio at SAGSE Buenos Aires 2011
October 19, 2011 Analysts Provide Market Update for WMS Industries
October 17, 2011 WMS to Report Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Results on November 7, and Host Conference Call and Webcast
October 11, 2011 Shares of WMS Industries Under Pressure, Down 2.6%
October 4, 2011 WMS Industries Shares Climbing Higher, Up 6.7%
August 23, 2011 WMS Receives Approval From Nevada Gaming Commission For The Initial Commercial Release Of WAGE-NET® Networked Gaming System
August 16, 2011 WMS Promotes Rob Bone to Senior Vice President of North American Sales
August 10, 2011 WMS Names Michael Rutz Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain
August 5, 2011 WMS Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter Revenues of $203 Million, Stock Sees Worst Trading Day in a Decade
July 26, 2011 WMS to Report Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results on August 4 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
May 30, 2011 Robbins Umeda LLP Announce an Investigation of WMS Industries Inc. for Shareholders
May 25, 2011 WMS Industries Hit by Investor Lawsuit Over Alleged Securities Laws Violations
May 19, 2011 WMS New Reno Facility Receives Leed Gold Certification from Green Building Council
April 28, 2011 WMS Set to Unleash Imagination™ At ELA Showcasing Innovative Games for Latin American Markets
April 26, 2011 WMS Profit Falls on Product and Shipment Delays
Apr 25, 2011 WMS Receives Approval by Gaming Laboratories International of Both the Commercial Version of the Company's WAGE-NET Networked Gaming System Solution
Apr 15, 2011 WMS To Report Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results on April 26 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
April 12, 2011 WMS Industries Shares Fall 17.48%, Hits $29.89
April 11, 2011 WMS Reports Preliminary Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results
April 5. 2011 WMS Industries Posts Large Volume Increase
March 28, 2011 WMS Names Senior Vice President of Product Development Operations
March 7, 2011 WMS Industries Posts Large Volume Increase, Share Price Hits $37.25
January 27, 2011 WMS Industries Appoint Keith Wyche to Serve on Board of Directors
January 25, 2011 WMS Industries 2Q Earnings Rise, But Weak Q3 Revenue Outlook
January 13, 2011 Goldman Sachs Analysts Downgrade WMS Industries to “Neutral

News 2010
Dec 20, 2010 Research Analysts Raise Price Target on WMS Industries Shares to $55.00
Dec 13, 2010 Credit Suisse Boosts Price Target on WMS Industries to $55.00
Dec 13, 2010 WMS Industries’ Chairman and CEO Reports to Annual Meeting Attendees That Company is Well Positioned to Extend Its Track Record of Profitable Growth
Nov 16, 2010 WMS Gaming and Konami Gaming to Bring Full System and Product Interoperability to Casinos with Agreement for Integration of Key Networked Gaming Solutions
Nov 11, 2010 D-BOX Technologies Signs Multi-Year Development and Sales Agreement to Incorporate its Motion Technology into ....
Nov 2, 2010 New Executive Director of Sales for WMS International
Oct 20, 2010 WMS Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Bally Gaming
Sept 24, 2010 WMS Industries Reports on Inaugural Investor Day
Sept 21, 2010 WMS Reaffirms Revenue Forecast, Disappoints Investors
Sept 18, 2010 WMS To Webcast Analyst Day Presentations on September 21
Sept 2, 2010 WMS Industries Plans IT Capital Investment In Fiscal 2011 and 2012
August 3, 2010 WMS Industries 4Q Profit Up 18% On Cost Containment
Jul 14, 2010 WMS to Report Fiscal 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results on August 3 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
July 5, 2010 Japanese Game Maker Konami Surfs Onto US Slot Machine Makers' Turf
Jun 17, 2010 WMS Names Amy Lipton Vice President of Marketing
April 27, 2010 Morgan Joseph Reiterates a 'BUY' on WMS Industries
April 26, 2010 WMS Reports Record Quarterly Earnings of $0.55 Per Diluted Share Driven by Record Quarterly Revenue of $198 Million
April 19, 2010 WMS Schedules 3Q Results Conference Call and Webcast
April 13, 2010 WMS To Report Fiscal 2010 Third Quarter Results on April 26 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
March 30, 2010 WMS’ Adaptive Gaming® Enabled Products Surpass One Million Unique Player Log-Ins
January 26, 2010 WMS Reports Record Fiscal Second Quarter Earnings of $0.44 Per Diluted Share and $189 Million of Revenue
January 26, 2010 Gaming Machine Maker WMS Industries Says Profit, Sales Up Slightly in Fiscal 2nd Qtr.
January 21, 2010 WMS to Display Over 100 Innovative Games With New and Next Generation Technologies for International Markets at IGE 2010

News 2009
December 29, 2009 WMS to Report Fiscal 2010 Second Quarter Results on January 26 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
November 17, 2009 WMS Receives Top Award for Gaming Industry Product Interoperability from Gaming & Leisure Magazine
October 26, 2009 WMS 1Q Profit Rises, Revenue Misses Analyst Views
October 14, 2009 WMS to Report Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Results on October 26 and Host Conference Call and Webcast
September 28, 2009 WMS Amends and Extends Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility Through September 2012
September 17, 2009 WMS Gaming Plans New NW Side Building on River
August 17, 2009 Star Trek Episode Four Available to Harrah's Entertainment's Total Rewards Members on WMS Slot Machines
August 3, 2009 WMS Reports Record $0.49 Diluted Earnings Per Share, up 36% Driven by Record Quarterly Revenue of $196 Million and 22% Operating Margin
July 14, 2009 WMS Opens Casino Evolved Advanced Technology Lab to Demonstrate Benefits of Networked Gaming Solutions and Technologies Built on Player Driven Innovation
July 6, 2009 WMS to Expand Global Market Reach with Entry into Australia’s New South Wales Gaming Market
June 15, 2009 WMS and Hasbro Extend and Expand Licensing Relationship
June 8, 2009 WMS’ Participation Footprint Surpasses 10,000 Gaming Machines
June 1, 2009 New Survey Reveals Major Trends, Changes for Gaming Industry
May 31, 2009 Shares of WMS Industries Could Fall - Barron's
April 21, 2009 Slot Machine Maker WMS Industries Reports 30% Rise in 3rd-Qtr Profit Amid Higher Revenue
April 16, 2009 WMS Wins Four Awards for Player-Focused Products in Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards for 2008
April 13, 2009 WMS to Directly Serve Central Determinant, Electronic Bingo and Class II Gaming Markets


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