(LAS VEGAS)- International Game
Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in casino gaming
entertainment and systems technology, announced today that the
Company has received the California Nations Indian Gaming
Association's (CNIGA) Third Annual Pauline Murillo Industry Leader
Award. IGT was honored at CNIGA's annual Western Indian Gaming
Conference at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon,
"CNIGA is pleased to recognize IGT's continued commitment to
Indian Country with today's award," said CNIGA Chairman Daniel J.
Tucker, "IGT's steadfast focus on the tribal government gaming
industry has translated into a great resource for tribes throughout
IGT has been a supporter of CNIGA for more than a decade as the
association has worked diligently to protect and maintain tribal
sovereignty while also promoting Indian Gaming.
"It is an honor for IGT to receive the Pauline Murillo Industry
Leader Award for our excellent casino gaming products as well as
our dedication to the sovereign right of tribes," said Knute
Knudson, IGT vice president of Native American Development.
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 acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging
casino style entertainment to more than 6 million players monthly.
More information about IGT is available at IGT.com or connect with IGT
at @IGTNews or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at
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The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA),
founded in 1988, is a non-profit organization comprised of
federally-recognized tribal governments. CNIGA is dedicated to the
purpose of protecting the sovereign right of Indian tribes to have
gaming on federally-recognized Indian lands. It acts as a planning
and coordinating agency for legislative, policy, legal and
communications efforts on behalf of its members and serves as an
industry forum for information and resources. Visit www.CNIGA.com for more