Innovative Gaming Announces Major Orders in Excess of $2,000,000.00; Strong Penetration Into European and New Mexico Casino Market Place

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Innovative Gaming Corporation of America

    LAS VEGAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Gaming Corporation of
 America (Nasdaq:   IGCA) today provided an update on the recent sales
 performance for the company.  Internationally, IGCA has completed an
 additional order for ten of the Company's Lightning Strike Roulette(R)
 machines for use in the Holland arcade market.  In the United States, the
 following orders have recently been received:  New Mexico, a new market
 targeted by the company, placed an initial order for 28 of the Company's
 single-player, propriety-platform games including the titles Monster
 Money(TM), Area 51(TM) and Tiki Treasure(TM).  The games are currently being
 installed at the new Isleta Gaming Palace, located immediately south of
 Albuquerque, NM.  Arizona followed with a substantial order for the Company's
 multi-player products including four BJ Blitz Blackjack(R) machines, one Hot
 Shot Dice(R) machine and one Lightning Strike Roulette(R) machine for the new
 Desert Diamond Casino.  Nevada penetration remains strong with new installs of
 the Company's single-player games in the Oasis Resort Hotel in Mesquite,
 The Riverside in Laughlin, Main Street Station, the Union Plaza and El Cortez
 in downtown Las Vegas.  On the Las Vegas Strip, New York New York, Excalibur,
 Palace Station and the Luxor were added to the list of casinos that operate
 the Company's single-player games.  In Northern Nevada, new installations will
 include the Silver Legacy, Peppermill Inn and Casino, Circus Circus, and the
 Lake Tahoe Horizon casinos in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.  Iowa remains a
 significant market with new single-player machines going to the Mississippi
 Belle and the Belle of Sioux City casinos.
     Roland Thomas the CEO of IGCA provided the following comments:  "The
 Company's products have been experiencing growth across all product lines.
 The Multi-player line of machines have been moving rapidly in the
 International markets as well as Arizona and California, and our new line of
 single-player games are proving their superior earning capabilities in casinos
 across the US.  We are extremely enthusiastic concerning the demand we have
 experienced in New Mexico and are confident that as our machines gain presence
 the marketplace, we will become a mainstream vendor for the highly successful
 casinos operated in the jurisdiction.  Nevada installations remain on target
 in high profile locations and we see tremendous opportunity for additional
 product placement continuing through the end of this year."
 
     Innovative Gaming Corporation of America, through its wholly-owned
 operating subsidiary, Innovative Gaming, Inc., develops, manufactures and
 distributes fast playing, high-entertainment gaming machines.  The Company
 distributes its products both directly to the gaming market and through
 licensed distributors.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: Except for historical information, the forward looking matters
 discussed in this news release are subject to certain risks and uncertainties
 including, but not limited to, the Company's liquidity, the timing of
 regulatory approvals, as well as other risks indicated from time to time in
 the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, such as the
 Company's Form 10K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2000.  The Company
 assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that
 become untrue because of subsequent events.
 
 

SOURCE Innovative Gaming Corporation of America
    LAS VEGAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Gaming Corporation of
 America (Nasdaq:   IGCA) today provided an update on the recent sales
 performance for the company.  Internationally, IGCA has completed an
 additional order for ten of the Company's Lightning Strike Roulette(R)
 machines for use in the Holland arcade market.  In the United States, the
 following orders have recently been received:  New Mexico, a new market
 targeted by the company, placed an initial order for 28 of the Company's
 single-player, propriety-platform games including the titles Monster
 Money(TM), Area 51(TM) and Tiki Treasure(TM).  The games are currently being
 installed at the new Isleta Gaming Palace, located immediately south of
 Albuquerque, NM.  Arizona followed with a substantial order for the Company's
 multi-player products including four BJ Blitz Blackjack(R) machines, one Hot
 Shot Dice(R) machine and one Lightning Strike Roulette(R) machine for the new
 Desert Diamond Casino.  Nevada penetration remains strong with new installs of
 the Company's single-player games in the Oasis Resort Hotel in Mesquite,
 The Riverside in Laughlin, Main Street Station, the Union Plaza and El Cortez
 in downtown Las Vegas.  On the Las Vegas Strip, New York New York, Excalibur,
 Palace Station and the Luxor were added to the list of casinos that operate
 the Company's single-player games.  In Northern Nevada, new installations will
 include the Silver Legacy, Peppermill Inn and Casino, Circus Circus, and the
 Lake Tahoe Horizon casinos in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.  Iowa remains a
 significant market with new single-player machines going to the Mississippi
 Belle and the Belle of Sioux City casinos.
     Roland Thomas the CEO of IGCA provided the following comments:  "The
 Company's products have been experiencing growth across all product lines.
 The Multi-player line of machines have been moving rapidly in the
 International markets as well as Arizona and California, and our new line of
 single-player games are proving their superior earning capabilities in casinos
 across the US.  We are extremely enthusiastic concerning the demand we have
 experienced in New Mexico and are confident that as our machines gain presence
 the marketplace, we will become a mainstream vendor for the highly successful
 casinos operated in the jurisdiction.  Nevada installations remain on target
 in high profile locations and we see tremendous opportunity for additional
 product placement continuing through the end of this year."
 
     Innovative Gaming Corporation of America, through its wholly-owned
 operating subsidiary, Innovative Gaming, Inc., develops, manufactures and
 distributes fast playing, high-entertainment gaming machines.  The Company
 distributes its products both directly to the gaming market and through
 licensed distributors.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: Except for historical information, the forward looking matters
 discussed in this news release are subject to certain risks and uncertainties
 including, but not limited to, the Company's liquidity, the timing of
 regulatory approvals, as well as other risks indicated from time to time in
 the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, such as the
 Company's Form 10K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2000.  The Company
 assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that
 become untrue because of subsequent events.
 
 SOURCE  Innovative Gaming Corporation of America