IGT enters the entertainment sector in Spain with the sector of award-winning “lounges” with convincing solutions adapted to the market
LONDON, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) today announced that its subsidiary, IGT Europe Gaming BV (hereafter “IGT”), has entered the Spanish prize entertainment sub-sector (AWP) “salons” with compelling solutions specifically tailored to the market through an exclusive distribution agreement with Orenes Grupo, the Spanish salones market leader in the operation and distribution of slot machines.
IGT’s first title for the industry is its multi-level progressive Magic Fortune™ Link, known in Spain as a “linked” game, which includes exciting new games that have become favorites of salon gamers.
The salon sub-sector in Spain represents a total footprint of approximately 3,000 gaming and bingo halls. Featuring a casino atmosphere, the lounges are evolving to feature more video and technologically advanced content and materials, including related products.
“IGT is well positioned to serve salon clients in Spain by supplying our games adapted to the market through our exclusive distributor, Orenes Grupo,” noted Marc MacCombieSenior Vice President of IGT — EMEA Gaming. “The outstanding results of our first offering, Magic Fortune Link, mark a very encouraging start. Combining the dedication and expertise of our local account team with Orene’s 50 years of business experience and growing presence in this market, we can help Spanish salon operators achieve excellent results.”
“IGT is renowned for delivering top-performing products with content designed to meet the unique needs of specific gamer segments and geographies,” noted José Quereda, Director of Distribution and Sales at Orenes Grupo. “Magic Fortune Link has proven to engage Spanish gamers with its entertaining, region-specific gameplay mechanics, and represents the first of what we anticipate will be many high-performance IGT installs in living rooms across Spain.”
Alongside the broader release of Magic Fortune Link across the subsector, IGT will continue its ongoing research into Spanish gamers while executing a custom roadmap of new game releases tailored only to these players.
The four themes of the IGT AWP version of Magic Fortune Link™ — Hephaestus™, Temple of Fire™, Golden Secrets™ and Dreams of Egypt™ – have been adapted for this market. They offer a chance to enter the Magic Fortune bonus game, which features proven Hold ‘n Spin link mechanics aimed at parlor players. Players have the chance to win four tiers of progressive prizes, including the linked Major and Grand progressive prizes, and two Mini and Minor prizes dependent on the wager.
Magic Fortune Link is available for spain salones on the 27-inch BINTIA™ Multi-Game Cabinet, which offers two HD monitors and a superior option for casino style. It features simple maintenance and minimal hardware requirements, an ergonomic and comfortable design, programmable LED lighting, exciting high-resolution graphics and an immersive audio system.
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IGT (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We provide entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all regulated channels and segments, from lotteries and gaming machines to sports and digital betting. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investments in innovation, player insights, operational expertise and cutting-edge technology, our solutions deliver unparalleled gaming experiences that engage players. players and stimulate growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in over 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity and accountability. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, visit www.igt.com.
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