IGT and Rank Sign Agreement to Deploy IGT Cloud at 10 Rank Casino Locations
The IGT Cloud solution brings new technological advancement to the Rank
Group's Grosvenor Casinos with plans to expand to additional locations later
LONDON, Feb. 7, 2013
LONDON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/--International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT),
the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry,
today announced that the IGT Cloud will be going live at ten Grosvenor Casino
sites in the coming month.
"We selected the IGT Cloud as we believe that IGT is as forward-thinking as we
are", saidSimon Beacham, head of electronic gaming at Grosvenor Casinos. "We
are dedicated to providing our players with the best gaming experiences
possible. A new solution will empower us to make informed decisions regarding
content management deployment."
Grosvenor will be able to utilize IGT Cloud features both locally and
centrally, thus enabling timely decisions regarding optimal game mixes, while
the power of the analytical tools will help leverage significant insight into
The IGT Cloud provides Rank with the included benefit of instant access to the
entire IGT UK AVP game theme library. Additionally, the Cloud can be
implemented across the proposed sites without Grosvenor needing to make any
significant infrastructure investments.
"Our partnership with Grosvenor is a great step in our developing Cloud
business," said Sabby Gill, regional vice president for EMEA and LATAM at IGT.
"We look forward to extending our relationship with them further as we feel
they are a great representative of what the Cloud can achieve."
The initial launch includes a total of 94 AVP's connected, with plans to
extend the Cloud offering to other Grosvenor sites later in the year.
For more information on IGT Cloud, including news on our additional
partnerships please visit www.IGT.com/Cloud.
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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
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atwww.IGT.comor connect with IGT at@IGTNewsor www.facebook.com/IGT.
The Rank Group Plc is a leading European gaming and betting business, based in
the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange (RNK.L). Its principal
activities are the operation of bingo clubs and casinos with complementary
interactive gaming and bookmaking services.
Contact: Shanna Sabet, IGT Public Relations, +1-702-669-7537,
Shanna.Sabet@IGT.com, or Amy Culora, Public Relations Representative for Rank,
01628 504 000, Amy.Culora@Rank.co.uk
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