IGT Signs Extensive Agreement with Manitoba Lotteries to
Upgrade VLT Network
(LAS VEGAS - Oct. 3, 2012) - International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global
leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology,
announced today the Company has signed an agreement with Manitoba
Lotteries, a public corporation owned by the provincial government
of Manitoba, to provide a minimum of 3,000 video lottery terminals
Lotteries recognizes the popularity of IGT's VLTs and games, and we
are excited to be refreshing our province's VLT network to provide
our customers with some of the best games in the market," said
Winston Hodgins, President and CEO of Manitoba Lotteries.
IGT has been a long-time partner with Manitoba Lotteries and was
the first gaming manufacturer to supply VLTs to the corporation.
The new gaming agreement will see the IGT VLT units across the
provincial wide video lottery network.
"It is a privilege for IGT to continue our long-standing
relationship with Manitoba Lotteries through this new agreement,"
said Eric Tom, IGT vice president North American Sales. "We are
proud to deliver IGT's industry leading VLT products and our
extensive game library to Manitoba."
IGT's GL20 lottery terminals will be installed in Manitoba. These
terminals are specifically designed for the video lottery industry
and comply with industry standard Gaming Association specifications
and game-to-system (G2S) protocols. Featured on the GL20's will be
a number of popular IGT titles, such as Lucky Larry's Lobstermania®
and Five Times Pay®, as well as a library of new games including
Golden Goddess® and Double DaVinci Diamonds® and the hugely
successful Seven's Wild®.
For more information on IGT products, please visit www.IGT.com.
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 Double Down Interactive provides
engaging casino style entertainment to more than 5 million players
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About Manitoba Lotteries
As a Crown corporation of the Province of Manitoba, Manitoba
Lotteries owns and operates Club Regent Casino and McPhillips
Station Casino in Winnipeg, as well as the province's Video Lottery
Terminal (VLT) network. Manitoba Lotteries also distributes and
sells tickets for lotteries operated by the Western Canada Lottery
Corporation (such as Sport Select and Lotto 6/49) in Manitoba.
Golden Goddess and Double Da Vinci Diamonds were created by High
5 Games. For more information on High 5 Games (H5G), go to www.high5games.com.
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