LONDON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) took top honors at the 2010 International Gaming Awards in London, England on Jan. 25 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel. A panel of international judges comprised of top international gaming industry professionals including casino operators, journalists, manufacturers and analysts chose IGT as the best slot manufacturer of the year. The International Gaming Awards were held in conjunction with the annual International Gaming Expo (IGE).
"We are honored to be recognized as the best slot manufacturer by such an esteemed group of gaming professionals," said James Boje, managing director for IGT Europe. "We're proud to be acknowledged for the hard work and dedication our team demonstrates every day. This award proves that IGT is indeed taking gaming to the next level."
The best slot manufacturer was judged to be the company that has consistently and decisively dominated the slot sector during the year. The judges looked for manufacturers that have the reach and scale to set them apart in this competitive market. They also look at a manufacturer's originality, brand identity, marketing, usability and scale to make their assessment.
This is a repeat win for IGT, as the Company won the same International Gaming Award in 2009.
International Game Technology (www.IGT.com) is a global company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of computerized gaming machines and systems products.