LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Casino Fandango in Carson City, Nev., to install IGT Floor Manager, the industry's most dynamic floor management solution.
"This agreement highlights IGT's expertise in server-based gaming solutions, and we're thrilled to include Casino Fandango on the growing list of sbX™ customers," said Ron Rivera, IGT senior vice president of North American sales. "We are seeing an increase in the adoption of IGT's server-based technology around the world with operators of all sizes because, like Casino Fandango, they are looking for a range of new solutions to optimize the management of their casino floors."
IGT Floor Manager integrates seamlessly with IGT's AVP® machine models to deliver value and performance. IGT Floor Manager allows access to the industry's largest game-to-system game library and lets operators reconfigure a casino floor in seconds with the touch of a button. Casino Fandango will have access to more than 300 games in the IGT Game Library, with new games released monthly.
"Casino Fandango is excited to be the first casino in Northern Nevada to install sbX™," said Matt Wetzell, director of Gaming Operations at Casino Fandango. "Our customers will get to play all of the newest IGT games here first. With sbX™, we will be better able to provide slot customers with the games they want to play."
Whether a casino is large or small, sbX™ is uniquely designed to fit the needs of any casino's floor. Casino Fandango will now have the tools and resources it needs to create a truly dynamic casino floor and focus on increased player loyalty. IGT has brought sbX™ to market with an emphasis on interoperability, and it is the industry's first GSA-compliant server-based solution. Casino Fandango joins a growing family of customers around the world who are optimizing their operations with IGT's server-based applications. More than 40 casinos in 10 countries have partnered with IGT for this server-based technology that delivers results to the bottom line.
"Casino Fandango has always been proud to be one of the leaders in Nevada's gaming industry," said Court Cardinal, vice president and general manager of Casino Fandango. "In summer 2003, Casino Fandango became the first casino in the state to open its doors with a complete ticket-in, ticket-out system. Throughout the past eight years, we have continued to provide the newest and best gaming options to our players, including several world premieres of brand-new games on our property. Bringing in IGT's sbX™ system is just the latest example of how we will continue to be on the cutting edge of gaming technology, by being the first in Northern Nevada to bring our players the latest and greatest products."
About Casino Fandango
Casino Fandango opened in July 2003 with 70 employees, 173 slot machines and a New York Deli. Since then, Casino Fandango has grown to more than 350 employees, more than 700 slot machines, four award-winning restaurants, a movie theatre and a Courtyard Marriott Hotel.
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