LONDON, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced that its Spin Ferno™ tournament solution and OnPremise™ mobile application were recognized in Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards during the Casino Marketing & Technology Conference on July 14 in Las Vegas.
"We are honored to be recognized by Casino Journal for excellence in gaming innovation. By leveraging our industry-leading R&D investment, we're delivering compelling products to market such as IGT's Spin Ferno tournament solution and OnPremise, a comprehensive mobile app that is modernizing gameplay. At IGT we are focused on innovation that transforms our industry and caters to our customers' needs across all regulated segments of gaming," said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America Gaming & Interactive (DoubleDown Casino).
IGT was awarded for its innovative tournament solution, Spin Ferno, the world's first automated tournament technology system for a spinning-reel cabinet. Fueled by the Company's Tournament Manager 5.0 systems solution, Spin Ferno enables single or multi-site slot tournaments on IGT's S3000® cabinet.
IGT's OnPremise solution was recognized for propelling the player experience into the mobile era. The innovative application is designed to modernize the casino floor and sports betting experience by delivering cross-platform content and services directly through a player's mobile device.
Casino Journal recognizes the most innovative technology offerings in the gaming industry. The awards are evaluated by a panel of judges who represent a cross section of the industry.
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 over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.IGT.com.