IGT Signs Extensive Agreement with Manitoba Lotteries to Upgrade VLT Network
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 (VLT).
"Manitoba 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®.
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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.