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IGT Elevates Gaming in the Caribbean with Games and Systems Win at Spectacular Baha Mar

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LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT) struck an impressive slot machine and systems deal to install more than 500 IGT slot machines and sbX Floor Manager at the highly anticipated new Baha Mar in Nassau, The Bahamas.  Slated to open in March 2015, Baha Mar will welcome guests with a slot floor comprised of nearly 50 percent IGT games and a deployment of IGT's results-driven casino management system, sbX Floor Manager.

International Game Technology is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to more than 6 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at IGT.com.

Dubbed "The New Riviera," Baha Mar's casino is projected to rival the best gaming destinations in Las Vegas, Macau and Monte Carlo. The 100,000 square-foot gaming mecca will include a vast array of gaming experiences, ranging from the millionaire-making title Wheel of Fortune to IGT's dazzling new S3000 spinning reel cabinet.

"We're thrilled to bring so many IGT games in combination with our innovative systems to such an esteemed casino project," said Tim Shortall, IGT VP of Eastern Region Sales.  "IGT's decades of leadership in the global marketplace give us the tools and expertise needed to deliver a diverse casino portfolio that will appeal to Baha Mar's international audience. Through the deployment of sbX Floor Manager, Baha Mar can further refine and optimize its casino floor and deliver on its promise of the most remarkable casino in the Caribbean."

"Baha Mar will completely redefine gaming entertainment in the Caribbean," said Paul Pusateri, Baha Mar Chief Operating Officer. "We're building a world-class gaming destination, and it's imperative that we work with partners who share our same vision and commitment to excellence. IGT's depth of gaming knowledge and breadth of portfolio are the best in the industry and together, we're creating the ultimate casino experience."

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About IGT
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to approximately 5 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com

Contacts:
Michelle Schenk 
IGT Corporate Communications
1-702-669-8177
michelle.schenk@igt.com

 

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