IGT Signs Agreement with Kaw Nation to Provide Systems and Games to SouthWind Casinos

Dec 14, 2015, 16:31 ET from IGT

LONDON, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) today announced that it reached an agreement with Kaw Gaming, Inc. of the Kaw Nation to provide IGT casino management systems and games to SouthWind Braman and SouthWind Kanza Casinos in Oklahoma.

Following a highly-competitive bidding process, IGT secured the systems business for the new SouthWind Braman property and SouthWind Kanza property.  Kaw Gaming, Inc. selected IGT Advantage systems featuring Xtra Credit® and Point Play™ applications for its casinos, to provide players with enhanced bonusing capabilities in addition to coordinated loyalty card benefits between the two properties.

In addition to providing systems at both properties, IGT will maintain a leading floor share of games at the SouthWind Braman and SouthWind Kanza casinos as part of the agreement.

"IGT's industry-leading R&D investment provides our customers with best-in-class content and the most sophisticated systems capabilities available.  We're very pleased to have presented the winning bid for systems at SouthWind casinos, and to extend our relationship with Kaw Nation by providing the leading floor share of games across two properties," said Nick Khin, IGT Senior Vice President of Sales, North America Gaming & Interactive.    

"We evaluated systems solutions from different manufacturers, and we believe that IGT offers the systems and games that will best drive our ROI and increase player engagement and excitement.  IGT innovation provides our players with great entertainment combined with meaningful incentives and promotions to enhance their gaming experiences," said Pam Shaw, Kaw Nation General Manager.

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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