HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the games players love and network systems that improve the player experience, announced today the first European installation of its sbX™ Experience Management System at Casino d'Evian in France. IGT's exclusive French Distributor LUDI S.F.M. obtained the agreement to install sbX™ with the casino, and this installation provides evidence of the global adoption of IGT's sbX™ Experience Management System.
"We are delighted to be the first casino in Europe to install sbX™ and plan to take advantage of all that it has to offer," said Eric Perrin, managing director of Casino d'Evian. "Our customers expressed great excitement, and we even experienced queues to play! We are excited about our transition to both server-based and coinless gaming, and look forward to our continuing relationship with LUDI and IGT."
Europe's first sbX™ installation provides Casino d'Evian access to IGT's expansive server-based game library and multi-game capabilities, coupled with the international library and EZ Pay®, make it all a powerful formula for success. When coupled with multi-game capabilities, IGT's international library of themes and the EZ Pay® system, Casino d'Evian is poised for success.
"We are thrilled that Casino d'Evian and France pioneered sbX™ in Europe," said Ali Civile, sales director of IGT Europe.
sbX™ is currently installed at ARIA at CityCenter and Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. The sbX™ Tier One package is currently installed at Ameristar St. Charles Casino Resort, Barona Resort and Casino, Colusa Casino, FireKeepers Casino, MGM Grand Detroit, Motor City Casino Hotel, and IP Biloxi Casino Resort. And on an international scale, sbX™ will install this spring at Grand Casino Helsinki in Finland, and Casino di Venezia and Casino de la Valee, both in Italy.
Casino d'Evian is a contemporary French, 300-machine casino located on the idyllic shores of Lake Geneva in an area renowned for its local spring water.
LUDI (www.ludi-sfm.com), founded in 1987, is a French S.F.M. licensed by the French Government for the importation, distribution, maintenance and control of slot machines and ancillary equipment and products.
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products worldwide. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com.