IGT and Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa Casino Sign Agreement for sbX®

           IGT and Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa Casino Sign Agreement for sbX®

IGT's system solution will allow the California casino to diversify their mix
of games.

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2013

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --International Game Technology (NYSE:
IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming
industry, today announced that the Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa Casino have entered into
an agreement for the use of IGT's sbX® system solution.

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"The ability to evaluate the performance of games on our floor through the use
of sbX Analytics tool allows us to offer the best and newest games to our
players at a more rapid rate," said Doyle Smotherman, director of gaming
operations, Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa Casino. "Delivering the freshest and exciting
game themes to our floor gives us a competitive edge in a challenging

Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa Casino will have access to IGT's expansive game theme
library in addition to the analytics and floor management features.

"This is an excellent example of how sbX® is being used to differentiate a
smaller property in a highly segmented market," said Eric Tom, executive vice
president of global sales for IGT. "For Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa, the accumulation of
data in real-time will enable them to expedite decisions so they can create an
unparalleled gaming experience for their players."

The Hopland Sho-Ka-Wa plans to go live with sbX® this spring. For more
information on IGT's complete line-up of systems solutions, please visit

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