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IGT's DoubleDown Casino Releases Free-to-Play HOUSE M.D. Slots for Facebook



 IGT's DoubleDown Casino Releases Free-to-Play HOUSE M.D. Slots for Facebook

House M.D. Fans and Social Game Enthusiasts Alike Spin Their Way To Fun With
The Cast of Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2013

SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE:
IGT) and DoubleDown, the world's largest virtual casino, today announced House
M.D. Slots is now available in the DoubleDown Casino for Facebook. This game
was developed through a license deal with Universal Partnerships & Licensing
and NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products.

House fans get their fix with the new game that features the irreverent nature
of the show, captured in an easy, free-to-play, DoubleDown Casino slot game. 
Fans of the show are treated to Dr. Gregory House's witticisms as well as the
cast of characters including Dr. Robert Chase, Drs. Cameron, Wilson, Foreman,
as well as Thirteen.

"Many of us on the DoubleDown team were already fans of House, we used our
experience to create a game that other fans were sure to enjoy," said Greg
Enell, vice president of social gaming at IGT. "Social gamers will also
appreciate the classic slot action and double bonus rounds in this dynamic
entertainment experience that players have come to expect from DoubleDown
Casino."

DoubleDown Casino fans can enjoy the fun gameplay of this new slot game and
spin their way to a winning diagnosis. House on DoubleDown Casino features
iconic images from the show, free spins, bonus rounds and more, including:   

  o Free Spins: Players trigger free spins by getting three cane symbols with
    five spins available on Dr. House's reels.  
  o Differential Diagnosis: Players pick their three favorite diagnoses from
    among thirteen show classics.
  o Medical Mysteries: As part of House's team, players review patient files
    containing the team's most puzzling cases. Collecting two files at once
    triggers the bonus round.

Playing the game is as easy as logging in to Facebook and visit the DoubleDown
Casino App for Facebook. Spin the cast of characters and watch your virtual
chips stack up. Players choose wager size for their virtual chips, the number
of lines to wager on, and may spin manually or via auto play.

Players new to DoubleDown Casino can login to Facebook and receive one million
free virtual chips to start.

IGT Resources:

  o Play DoubleDown Mobile games
  o Like us on Facebook
  o Like DoubleDown Casino on Facebook
  o Follow us on Twitter  
  o View IGT's YouTube Channel
  o Play DoubleDown Casino games

About IGT
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming
entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino
player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for
regulated markets around the world. IGT's recent acquisition of DoubleDown
Interactive provides engaging casino style entertainment to more than 5
million players monthly. More information about IGT is available
at www.IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or www.facebook.com/IGT. Anyone
can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting
http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino , www.doubledowncasino.com, or
http://m.doubledowncasino.com/.

About Universal Partnerships & Licensing

UP&L oversees Universal's consumer product licensing, film and home
entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal's
theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This
dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the Studio's vast
library of films and characters through licensing, branding and marketing
opportunities. UP&L is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the
world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development,
production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global
audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and
entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant
television production operations, a leading television stations group and
world–renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51%
interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.

About NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group

NBCUniversal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the
domestic and international marketplaces. NBCUniversal Television Consumer
Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavors for
the NBCUniversal Television Group, including third–party home entertainment
distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special markets projects
and the NBCUniversal Online Store. For the latest product updates and an
overview of the properties managed by the group, visit the NBCUniversal
Television Consumer Products portal at http://nbcuconsumerproducts.com.

SOURCE IGT

Website: http://www.IGT.com
Website: http://nbcuconsumerproducts.com
Contact: Carrie Peters, DoubleDown Interactive Public Relations,
+1-206-430-5760, Carrie.Peters@IGT.com, or Shanna Sabet, IGT Public Relations,
+1-702-669-7537, Shanna.Sabet@IGT.com
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