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IGT Announces Eight-Year Contract Extension With SYNOT Group To Continue Providing System Software And Game Content

LONDON, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) announced that its subsidiary, GTECH Sweden Interactive AB (with International Game Technology PLC, hereinafter "IGT"), has signed an eight-year contract extension with SYNOT Group to continue providing system software and game content for SYNOT's interactive video terminals (IVTs) in the Czech Republic and Slovakia through 2026.

"Our players enjoy first-class entertainment through IGT's innovative designs and technology," said Miroslav Valenta Jr., Sales Director, SYNOT Group.  "With our deep knowledge of players' needs and our long-term experience in the Czech and Slovak markets, we are able to maintain the leading position in the gaming industry in both countries. The system enables a geographically widespread server-based solution, catering to thousands of our players in various locations. We look forward to continuing our partnership with IGT and adding new game content and offerings throughout the next 10 years."

"SYNOT Group is a major player in the gaming machine markets in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and we are happy to continue delivering our proven solutions and services in these key markets," said Walter Bugno, IGT CEO, International. "This extension also further strengthens our relationship with SYNOT as we look to explore additional joint opportunities in the future."

IGT will continue providing IVT system software and game content, as well as maintenance and game content enhancements. The system software has six different game suites creating an extensive game library that offers a wide selection for operators to choose from and lasting entertainment for players. In addition, IGT will provide installation, operational, and technical support, and new games each year.

IGT, as legacy GTECH, has had a strategic partnership with SYNOT Group since 2004, delivering software for its IVT and Amusement With Prize (AWP) products.

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