LONDON, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) today announced that the Company won two awards at the 2017 Global Gaming Awards. IGT's SPHINX 4D™ game was named "Land-Based Gaming Innovation of the Year" and the Company's Cardless Connect™ mobile technology was named "Land-Based Product of the Year." The Global Gaming Awards is a leading, global awards program that is held annually in Las Vegas in conjunction with the Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
"Winning two categories at the Global Gaming Awards further validates IGT's leadership in developing meaningful innovation that positions the Company and its casino customers for future opportunities," saidRenato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America Gaming & Interactive. "The SPHINX 4D game delivers an unprecedented gameplay experience, combining 4D, gesture-based and mid-air haptic technologies, while Cardless Connect is the ideal example of an IGT mobile innovation that is enhancing the land-based casino environment for operators and players alike."
IGT's SPHINX 4D game and Cardless Connect solution are on display in the Company's G2E booth 3659 through Oct. 5. IGT's award-winning SPHINX 4D™ game, combining mid-air haptic and gesture-based technology with awe-inspiring 3D graphics is poised to reach casinos before the end of this year. IGT's Cardless Connect enables players to perform a series of action such as carding in and out of a slot machine, and starting a patron loyalty session with their mobile device.
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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.
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