Scientific Games and Bally anticipate $220 million in annual cost savings and $25 million in annual capital-expenditure savings by consolidating operations and generating efficiencies in the areas of manufacturing, engineering, field and customer service and administrative operations. Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

Scientific Games is to buy Bally Technologies for about $5.1 billion (€3.8bn), including debt, combining the two makers of slot machines and lottery g(...)