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IGT to Unveil Expanded Scope of New Product Offerings at NIGA 2019

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International Game Technology PLC announced that the Company will showcase exciting new games and solutions from its vast product portfolio at the 2019 Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention (“NIGA”), booth 1864, from April 3-4 in San Diego, Calif.

IGT will demonstrate its deep commitment to tribal gaming customers with compelling innovations that enhance casino play and drive results for operators. For the first time at NIGA, IGT will present the full capabilities of its omni-channel PlayShot™ sports betting platform. It will also feature the new IncrediBell!™ tournament solution in NIGA’s Charity Slot Tournament benefitting the Spirit of Sovereignty.

“At NIGA we will reinforce our commitment to tribal gaming customers by demonstrating how our expanded portfolio of games, systems, and solutions is designed to propel growth, said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America. “Our tribal gaming partners continually set a strong example for casino innovation, and we identify NIGA as an opportunity to deliver a technology showcase with new games, hardware, and exciting evolutions in our sports betting and tournament offerings.”  

Under the theme “Your Best Bet,” IGT will showcase the following product highlights within its NIGA booth:

IGT PlayShot sports betting solution: Now powering sports betting at tribal, commercial, and lottery-run casinos across six states, the turnkey PlayShot sports betting solution underscores how tribal casino operators can partner with IGT to capture opportunities within the rapidly evolving U.S. sports betting market with market-ready technology. IGT will also demonstrate compelling new sports betting technologies such as the PlayShot™ QuickBet™ sports betting kiosk and the CrystalBetting™ Terminal.

Proven core content: NIGA attendees can experience titles such as the Griffin’s Throne™ and Fortune Coin™ games, which have earned “Proven Performer” status in the Company’s performance testing process. The Company will also showcase new games such as Coin O Mania™ and Golden Jungle™ Grand on the CrystalCurve™ cabinet, and the Wild Pirates® game on CrystalSlant™ cabinet.

Legendary brands on proven hardware: IGT will showcase the depth and breadth of its premium portfolio with games inspired by top-tier licensed brands, such as the Wheel of Fortune® Cash Link™ and Wheel of Fortune® 4D More Money games. NIGA attendees will be invited to “Come on Down” and experience IGT’s trio of The Price is Right® games including The Price is Right Showcase Showdown on the new Megatower™ Universal cabinet, The Price is Right on CrystalCurve™ ULTRA hardware, and The Price is Right Plinko on the CrystalDual+™ Stepper cabinet. These games will share the floor with other pop culture-inspired games such as Adam Levine Video Slots and American Gods™ 4D at NIGA.

IGT will also display a range of multi-level progressives for the CrystalCurve cabinet including the Star Stax™ game and the recently launched Fortune Link™ game.

New Class II and CDS content and hardware: NIGA will mark the world debut for IGT’s large-format S3000® XL cabinet for Class II content, premiering with the Red Rich Girl™ game. Building on the success of Class III Proven Performer titles, the Company will present Class II versions of games such as Fortune Coin™ and Wild Fury Jackpots® on the CrystalCurve cabinet. Additionally, IGT will present CDS-compatible offerings on the large-format Video XL gaming machine with titles such as the Triple Fortune Dragon® and Dangerous Beauty® games. Other CDS-compatible games on display will include Scarab™ and Wu Wang Zhe™ on the CrystalDual 27 cabinet, and the Golden Jungle Grand game on the CrystalCurve cabinet.

CrystalSlant™ Poker cabinet and content: NIGA will serve as the trade show debut for the CrystalSlant Poker gaming machine, offering a modern hardware solution for industry-leading video poker themes such as Game King®, and new Keno games such as Ultimate X Keno™ and Super Times Pay Keno™.

Chill Gaming’s Bloomtopia™ and Fortunes of the Brave™: IGT’s NIGA booth will also include games with social gaming and skill-based elements. Chill Gaming’s Bloomtopia and Fortunes of the Brave games reward players with monetary and non-monetary awards. Bloomtopia enables players to enjoy a traditional slot game while building and nurturing their own in-display garden. The Fortunes of the Brave theme is a game of chance with elements of skill where players enjoy a traditional video slots base game, and then engage in skill-based fantasy battle features using a console gaming controller. Players can leverage the games’ unique player cards to store their in-game progress for future visits.

Additional product highlights within IGT’s booth will include:

  • IGT’s Dynasty Electronic Table Games (ETG) including live baccarat, blackjack, sic bo, and roulette. The Company will also highlight its RNG offerings with Triple Zero Auto Roulette, baccarat, and the new triple hand blackjack with expanded options for side bets.
  • Low-denomination progressive spinning reel games on the S3000 cabinet with titles such as the Dragon of Fortune™ and Red Hot Tamales!® Jackpots games, plus content on the high-denomination S3000 cabinet, which includes player-favorite features such as the progressive jackpot meter display, iconic stepper sounds, expanded pay tables and black reel glass.
  • Mobile systems innovations Cardless Connect®, Resort Wallet and Mobile Intelligent Offer, and the M5 content delivery solution, which seamlessly integrates into the ADVANTAGE casino management system. IGT’s M5 enables operators to leverage a game screen to deliver bonus content and offer a variety of patron conveniences such as ordering a drink and making hotel reservations.

 

About IGT:
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

IGT Contact:

Angela Geryak Wiczek, Corporate Communications, toll free in U.S./Canada (844) IGT-7452; outside U.S./Canada (401) 392-7452

Kelley Waynert, Global Communications, Gaming (702) 669-3236

James Hurley, Investor Relations, (401) 392-7190

Giuliano Frosini, +39 06 51899584; for Italian media inquiries

© 2019 IGT

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All usage of Adam Levine’s name, image and likeness is under permission from Adam Levine Productions, Inc. All rights reserved.

BLOOMTOPIA™ and FORTUNES OF THE BRAVE® are trademarks of Chill Gaming Pty Ltd.

Official AMERICAN GODS™ licensed product.  ©/™ Fremantle 2019.  All Rights Reserved.

The Price is Right: ®/© Fremantle 2019. All Rights Reserved.

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George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Sports Betting Revenue of West Virginia Increases in May

Niji Narayan

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Sports betting revenue in West Virginia has increased by 69% in May to $937,065, while amounts wagered rose 4%.

The Penn National Gaming-operated Hollywood Casino remains the leading venue in the state generating $672,070 in revenue from $7.64m staked. Eldorado Resorts’ Mountaineer Casino ranked second with revenue of $222,736 and total wagers of $2.84m.

Delaware North’s Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and Mardi Gras Casino did not accept any wagers again last month as its sportsbooks remained closed. Neither casino has processed any sports bets since early March. However, both the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and Mardi Gras Casino paid out on a number of bets placed prior to the split, leaving them with minor losses for the month.

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SugarHouse Casino to Change Name as Rivers Casino Philadelphia

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SugarHouse Casino to Change Name as Rivers Casino Philadelphia
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SugarHouse casino is going to change its name as Rivers Casino Philadelphia. Greg Carlin, CEO of the casino’s parent company Rush Street Gaming said it was a corporate decision, to unify all their casinos under the same name.

“This is something we’ve been thinking about for quite a while. I think we are at the point in our company’s history where it makes sense to have a unified brand. All our properties and markets, especially with the advent of online gaming, we think it makes a lot of sense,” Greg Carlin said.

Carlin said the change will not happen overnight because they have a great deal more work to do.

“We’re going to buy all new chips, change all the signage, all the shirts, all of the business cards — it’s a long list of things that need to be swapped out. Not only that we’re upgrading the property, but we’re also going to add a state of the art sports book. We’re redoing one of the restaurants. We’re re-carpeting the original casino floor. We’re changing the decorations, we don’t want this just to be a name change, we’re really changing the property as well,” Carlin added.

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Intralot Announces New Board Of Directors For Its U.S. Subsidiary

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INTRALOT announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors at its fully owned US subsidiary, INTRALOT Inc. to include three new Independent Directors.

  • Ambassador (Ret.) Thomas Miller, Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
  • Mr. Daniel Rappaport, Non-Executive Vice-Chairman and Independent Director
  • Mr. Nicholas Mitropoulos, Independent Director
  • Mr. Byron Boothe, Director and Interim CEO, INTRALOT Inc.
  • Mr. Nikolaos Nikolakopoulos, Director and INTRALOT Group Deputy CEO

INTRALOT Group Chairman and CEO Mr. Sokratis Kokkalis stated: “I am very pleased to welcome three very senior Independent Directors at the Board of INTRALOT Inc. joining a very experienced team, in support of our efforts to strengthen corporate governance as a driver for growth and customer satisfaction.”

Thomas Miller is a former American diplomat and three-times U.S. Ambassador, including ambassadorships in Greece, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and as Cyprus negotiator. He has also served as CEO of Plan International, a UK-based NGO, working to help children in developing countries; President/CEO of International Executive Services Corps (IESC); President of the United Nations Association; Chairman of the International Commission of Missing Persons (ICMP); and a board member of The Partnership for a Secure America. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Daniel Rappaport has served as Chairman of the Board/CEO of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX); member of the National Petroleum Council (NPC); and member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Global Markets Advisory Committee. He served as a board member of the Futures Industry Institute, a trustee on the Board of Trustees of New York Law School, and as an appointment of the Governor of the State of Connecticut on the board of directors of Connecticut Innovations.

Nicholas Mitropoulos is a political and business consultant who has previously worked with the Monitor Company. He served as Executive Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, was the Director of the Forum at the Kennedy School, as well as Deputy Director of Institute of Politics at Harvard.

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