LONDON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced that its Cardless Connect™ mobile technology will be introduced at several Station Casinos properties in Las Vegas before the end of 2017.
Now deployed at a single Station Casinos property for testing, IGT's Cardless Connect technology enables players to participate in Station Casinos' MyBoardingPass loyalty program by simply tapping their smartphones on a slot machine card reader. Based upon the initial success of the Cardless Connect technology, Station Casinos plans to implement it at two more locations in Las Vegas later this year with the remaining properties to follow shortly after.
"We are committed to continuously delivering new benefits to our My Rewards Boarding Pass that bring value and convenience to our new and existing members," said Staci Alonso, Station Casinos EVP and Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer. "IGT's Cardless Connect technology adds meaningful value to the STN mobile app by allowing guests to use their phone to card in at their favorite slot game if they prefer a digital experience."
"Station Casinos has been a phenomenal partner in our rollout of Cardless Connect technology," said Nick Khin, IGT Chief Commercial Officer, North America Gaming & Interactive. "We evaluated multiple technologies and developed a flexible solution that supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) or QR code connectivity. From the initial phases of implementation to the excitement of the 'go live', the Station Casinos team has embraced Cardless Connect's innovative features and BLE connectivity, which deliver a superior user experience."
To experience Cardless Connect technology at featured Station Casinos properties, players can simply download the STN app from the App Store or Google Play Store, sign in and tap their phones on the card reader to "card in" to a slot machine. The phone will simply connect the player just as a physical loyalty card would so the player can experience all of the benefits of the loyalty program.
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Station Casinos, LLC
Founded in 1976, Station Casinos is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada with 20 properties, including Boulder Station, Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station, Texas Station, Palms Casino Resort, Wild Wild West and several smaller properties under the Wildfire Gaming division. To learn more, visit http://sclv.com.
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