LONDON, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) will showcase its industry leadership and ongoing commitment to tribal gaming with a comprehensive portfolio of games, systems, and solutions at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention (NIGA), March 14-16 in Phoenix, Ariz.
"Indian Gaming holds a significant place in the evolution and history of IGT. We look forward to engaging with our valued tribal partners at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention," said Knute Knudson, IGT Vice President Tribal Relations and Business Development. "We're focused on providing our tribal customers with the industry's most innovative product and solutions portfolio, and NIGA provides us with the unique opportunity to cater to customer needs and player interests from tribal casino locations across the United States."
Standout products in IGT's booth #1147 will include:
New Premium Product Offering: IGT will expand its legendary Wheel of Fortune® product line with the world premiere of Wheel of Fortune Hawaiian Getaway. This new tropical-themed title is set on the Company's CrystalWheel™ video cabinet, and offers unique bonus awards and a Big Kahuna Re-spin feature to elevate gameplay. In addition to this new theme, Wheel of Fortune Gold Spins™ Double Diamond™ slots will be showcased on the CrystalWheel™ Stepper cabinet.
Revolutionizing the Player Experience with TRUE 3D™ Technology: IGT will present its compelling TRUE 3D portfolio with games that deliver a unique glasses-free 3D gaming experience. Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond™ 3D combines the most successful slot theme of all time and IGT's exclusive TRUE 3D technology. This game is slated to ship to U.S. tribal markets this summer. Other TRUE 3D titles that will be on display include Plants vs. Zombies™ 3D Ancient Egypt and Reef of Riches™ 3D.
A Wealth of Premium Licensed Game Themes: IGT will showcase a variety of thrilling licensed slot titles that highlight some of pop culture's hottest brands. House of Cards Power and Money Video Slots and House of Cards Welcome to Washington Video Slots will be on display, joining another popular sensation, Orange Is the New Black™ video slots. Based on the blockbuster Lionsgate television series, Orange Is the New Black is housed on the Center Stage Duo™ cabinet. IGT will also bring the number one brand in entertainment news to the trade show floor with TMZ™ Video Slots. Trade show attendees will experience the game's camera-based "photo-booth" technology that integrates a player's image on the top screen during base game and bonus round play.
Latest offerings in skill-based gaming: IGT will highlight the skill-based theme, Texas Tea Pinball™ on the CrystalCore™ cabinet, which transforms the top screen of the slot machine into a pinball machine for a skill-based bonus event.
Propelling the Megabucks™ Jackpots Experience: IGT's Megabucks game celebrates its 30-year anniversary and more than $1.2 billion in jackpots awarded. Next-generation Megabucks games will be featured in the IGT booth.
Core Innovations: NIGA will mark the North American debut of IGT's CrystalSlant™ cabinet, which incorporates successful design elements from IGT's CrystalDual™ and CrystalCore hardware solutions. Leveraging the Ascent™ platform, the CrystalSlant cabinet will offer IGT's 99 Riches™, Valley of the Gold™ game series, and other leading titles on the 27-inch top box cabinet.
IGT is turning up the heat on the award-winning S3000™ cabinet with the Spin Ferno™ tournament solution, the first automated tournament technology system for a spinning reel cabinet. Fueled by IGT's Tournament Manager 5.0, the Spin Ferno tournament solution enables operators to host single or multi-site slot tournaments with game titles including Hotsy Totsy™, Red Hot Lil' Devil™ and Fire Bells™ video slots. To elevate the gaming experience on the S3000 cabinet, IGT will deploy the Syncsation™ solution, which incorporates a choreographed light and sound show to one or multiple banks of slot machines. Syncsation will also be available on IGT's AXXIS™, CrystalDual, and CrystalSlant hardware solutions.
Full Spectrum of Class II Games: At NIGA, the Company will showcase a rich product lineup of bingo-themed games. IGT's Air Heart™ and Quest for the Golden Statue™ game themes support the Company's exclusive Custom Button Configuration feature, which tailors the bet credits on every button and offers configuration for high-denominational or low-denominational gameplay. In addition, Crude Cash™ and Riverboat Riches™ are among the featured Class II content.
A Winning Hand of Video Poker Themes: Enriching IGT's legacy in video poker, the Company will elevate the video poker experience with a series of leading titles. IGT's Super Draw 6 Card Poker™ is an innovative game that gives players the chance to win a six-of-a-kind poker hand. Building on the momentum of the Company's leading Game King™ titles, Game King 8.3 provides an enhanced library of single-hand poker themes with 45 poker games, six video slot themes, 20 keno themes, and two blackjack options. IGT will also demonstrate Powerhouse Poker™, Flip & Pay™ Poker, and All-Star Poker™ II.
Unique Portfolio of Systems Solutions: At NIGA, IGT will show its latest innovations in mobile solutions with Mobile Host 3.0, which enables casino staff to cater to player needs more quickly; and Mobile Responder 2.0, which reduces service downtime by prioritizing events and notifying staff of needed repairs. The Company will also showcase its iReserve solution, which enables casino attendants to reserve players' slot machines, providing VIP players with exclusive play on a preferred machine. IGT will also display Service Window and Floor Manager applications, and a suite of features including bonusing and patron management applications on the IGT Advantage™ 9.4 enhanced casino management solution.
About IGT IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.
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