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DEQ Shareholders OK Scientific Games Deal

DEQ Systems Corp. confirmed that its shareholders have approved a special resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement pursuant to which SG Canada Acquisitions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, will acquire all of the outstanding common shares in the capital of DEQ for a cash payment of C>DEQ Systems Corp. confirmed that its shareholders have approved a special resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement pursuant to which SG Canada Acquisitions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, will acquire all of the outstanding common shares in the capital of DEQ for a cash payment of C$0.38 per common share of DEQ.<.38 per common share of DEQ.

The special resolution, which required the approval of at least two-thirds of the votes cast by shareholders, was approved by 96.49 percent of the votes cast by shareholders.

The plan of arrangement is also subject to the approval of the Superior Court of Québec (Commercial Division). It is anticipated that the arrangement transaction will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016 or the first quarter of 2017 following the satisfaction or waiver of all the conditions of closing, including among other things, receipt of the court’s approval.

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