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Coming to a Casino Near You: James Bond Slot Machines

Slot machine in “Diamonds are Forever” (1971)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

The owners of the James Bond franchise have made a multi-year licensing deal with gambling products specialist Scientific Games Corp., which will lead to the super-spy’s image being used on casino slot machines.

The exclusive agreement was announced Wednesday 8th of March 2017 between Scientific Games with Eon Productions Limited, Danjaq LLC and MGM Interactive, a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The deal gives Scientific Games the rights to leverage all past and future James Bond films, as well as the film’s talent portraying James Bond.

Sean Connery in “Diamonds are Forever
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Scientific Games said it expects to showcase the first James Bond-themed slot games at the Global Gaming Expo on Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas. That means the first machines could begin appearing in casinos next year.

Source: Variety/Dave McNary

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Q (Desmond Llewelyn) and slot machine in
Diamonds are Forever
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

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