IGT Announces Jason Ader's Withdrawal from His Proposed Slate

        IGT Announces Jason Ader's Withdrawal from His Proposed Slate

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE:
IGT) today announced that it received notice that Jason Ader has withdrawn his
intent to nominate himself as a director candidate at IGT's upcoming 2013
Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Ader indicated that he still intends to
nominate the remaining slate of three director candidates, including Charles
N. Mathewson, to stand for election at the Annual Meeting.

As previously announced, IGT filed its preliminary proxy materials on January
7, 2013.

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Important Additional Information

International Game Technology ("IGT"), its directors and certain of its
executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of
proxies from IGT stockholders in connection with the matters to be considered
at IGT's 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. IGT intends to file a definitive
proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC")
in connection with any such solicitation of proxies from IGT stockholders. IGT
STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ ANY SUCH PROXY STATEMENT AND
ACCOMPANYING PROXY CARD WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN
IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Information regarding the ownership of IGT's directors
and executive officers in IGT stock, restricted stock units and stock options
is included in their SEC filings on Forms 3, 4 and 5, which can be found at
IGT's website (www.igt.com) in the section "Investor Relations." More detailed
information regarding the identity of potential participants, and their direct
or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in
the proxy statement and other materials to be filed with the SEC in connection
with IGT's 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. Information can also be found
in IGT's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 29, 2012,
filed with the SEC on November 28, 2012. Stockholders will be able to obtain
any proxy statement, any amendments or supplements to the proxy statement and
other documents filed by IGT with the SEC for no charge at the SEC's website
at www.sec.gov. Copies will also be available at no charge at IGT's website at
www.igt.com or by writing to IGT at 6355 South Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas,
Nevada 89113, Attn: Corporate Secretary.

SOURCE IGT

Website: http://www.IGT.com
Contact: Matt Moyer, Vice President, Investor Relations of IGT, +1
866-296-4232; Andrew Siegel / Jed Repko, Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer
Katcher, +1 212-355-4449; Dan Burch / Larry Dennedy, MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
+1 212-929-5500
 
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