international game technolog (IGT) Key Developments
International Game Technology Signs Player Services E-Commerce Platform Agreement with Veikkaus Oy in Finland
Jul 2 15
International Game Technology PLC announced that it has signed an agreement with Veikkaus Oy to deliver an enhanced Player Services e-commerce solution, while also extending the support and service it provides to Veikkaus' current Internet and mobile platform until 2018. The Player Services e-commerce solution provides Veikkaus with the ability to take one-to-one marketing capabilities to a new level, giving Veikkaus full access to all player data from all channels, including retail,
interactive, and mobile, in real time. This omni-channel view of the player enables Veikkaus to target
personalized, accurate and relevant marketing material that heightens the player experience and extends player
loyalty, regardless of which device is being used to play. In parallel, IGT will continue to provide the robust and reliable Enterprise Series Anywhere interfaces to the Player Services solution to allow future expansion of features and game engines.
International Game Technology PLC and Casino Club to Introduce the CrystalDual and S3000 Cabinets to Argentina
Jun 30 15
International Game Technology PLC and Casino Club will introduce IGT's latest hardware, the CrystalDual and S3000 cabinets, to Argentina. IGT recently secured an agreement with Casino Club to install 270 CrystalDual and 30 S3000 cabinets in Casino Club locations throughout Argentina over the next several months. Approximately 80 units will be installed in Buenos Aires' iconic destination, Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo. The CrystalDual cabinet is the sister product to IGT's widely praised CrystalCore cabinet and offers an array of unique features including an ergonomic design with a wide player button panel and built-in mobile device charging port. Video slot enthusiasts in Argentina will soon enjoy engaging game themes on the CrystalDual cabinet including the Golden Eagle, Turquoise Princess and Sakura Tree games. From classic three-reel, single-payline games, to five-reel multi-line games, the S3000 cabinet includes a simple five-button panel that is complemented by a touch screen display. The S3000 cabinet is backed by an extensive pipeline of new and classic themes and is poised to meet the demands of any player type.
International Game Technology PLC(NYSE:IGT) added to Russell 1000 Index
Jun 30 15
International Game Technology PLC has been added to Russell 1000 Index.
International Game Technology PLC(NYSE:IGT) added to Russell 3000 Index
Jun 30 15
International Game Technology PLC will be added to the Russell 3000 Index.
International Game Technology Announces Launch of Wheel of Fortune Red, White and Blue Game for Desktop and Mobile Devices
Jun 29 15
International Game Technology PLC's announced launch of the Wheel of Fortune Red, White and Blue game for desktop and mobile devices. In this fifth Wheel of Fortune theme to launch on the DoubleDown Casino app, players experience a 3-reel, 5-pay line configuration reminiscent of the classic 'stepper' style slot machines. With every spin, the Wheel of Fortune Red, White and Blue game can hit the Wheel Bonus, which lets players spin the Wheel to win up to 2,000x the value of their virtual wagers. More Wheel of Fortune titles are currently in development for the DoubleDown Casino app, as part of IGT's agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products through 2024. IGT launched the Wheel of Fortune slot machine for land-based casinos in 1996 and solidified the Company's leadership in Wide Area Progressive technology. Known as the most successful slot title of all time, the fan-favorite theme has minted nearly 1,000 millionaires and delivered over $3 billion in jackpots throughout its illustrious history. IGT has created more than 200 variations of the game that can be found on casino floors in more than 20 countries worldwide.