IGT Unveils First Wheel of U.S. Linked Progressive Omnichannel Fortune at 2021 SBC North America Summit
LONDON, 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) today announced the unveiling of the first-ever omnichannel wheel of fortune® progressive bound for the United States at the 2021 SBC North America summit, November 30 – December 2 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ This industry-first technology will join other IGT iGaming and sports betting products at booth 501.
For the first time in the United States, IGT will link its digital wheel of fortune® Gold Spin ™ Triple Gold® game with all the land wheels of Fortune $ 1 extended progressive jackpots, sharing all of the liquidity of the extended progressive jackpot between New Jersey land-based and online casinos and providing players with additional choice and convenience for when and where they redeem their preferred reward. $ 1 Wheel of Fortune games. This unique technology will also provide gamers with New Jersey the opportunity to compete for the same large-scale Wheel of Fortune jackpots that are typically only found in land-based casinos, on all three gaming channels: land, mobile and online. IGT has proven this technology with its highly successful Powerbucks® link in Canada, which became the world’s first omnichannel connected jackpot when it launched in 2016.
“IGT is once again breaking barriers in the digital gaming space with the upcoming US omnichannel progressive launch Wheel of Fortune, “ noted Enrico Drago, CEO of IGT Digital & Betting. “We combine proven technology with the most successful slots brand of all time to create a powerful pool of jackpot cash that engages players and delivers life-changing payouts for New Jersey residents playing through the canals. SBC Summit attendees will be among the first in the United States to see how the technology works. “
In addition to the exciting debut of US omnichannel gaming at the SBC Summit, IGT will also present Fortune Coin Boost! ™, a sequel to the company’s top-performing digital game in 2020, Fortune Coin ™. Other major PlayCasino games on display will include Great Bear and MegaJackpots ™ Elephant King ™.
IGT PlaySports will present its new CrystalFlex ™ and PeakBarTop ™ Flex cabinets and its multi-game software offering. These new products include legendary Game King ™ X content and allow players to watch their favorite sports, place sports bets, enjoy slots, and play video poker and keno on the same gaming machine, using the same funds on the machine. IGT PlaySports will also showcase the capabilities of its trading advisory services team, demonstrate cashless betting on its PlaySports kiosk, and explain why PlaySports is the most widely used B2B sports betting solution in the United States.
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