April 27, 2010
Replacement shows IGT solutions are the superior choice for flexibility,
control and entertainment
LAS VEGAS, April 27 /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 that Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino in Eagle Pass, Texas has signed an agreement to install the industry-leading IGT Advantage® casino management solution and 300 Class II bingo games. This replacement of a competitor's system is evidence of IGT's continued momentum as the solution operators choose for dynamic casino management. The agreement also provides Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino the advantages only IGT games afford: entertained and satisfied players.
"The IGT Advantage® solution is going to help us boost player loyalty and maximize our revenue stream, and we are thrilled to bring IGT's lineup of successful games to Texas," said Robin Miller, general manager at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino. "We chose to partner with IGT because of their forward-thinking systems and game technologies. IGT's solutions afford us more flexibility for growth while offering our customers top-notch gaming experiences."
IGT will install an array of system modules at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle, including Patron Management for advanced player marketing; Xtra Credit® and PointPlay® Bonusing to offer players free non-cashable credits at the game; Carded Lucky Time Bonusing, a time-based mystery jackpot; Visual Slot Performance® for real-time slot performance maps; and the world's most widely deployed cashless solution, EZ Pay® Ticketing. In addition, the casino's gaming floor of 1,800 machines will be outfitted with sb NexGen® displays for enhanced player communication.
Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino will also install more than 300 of IGT's Class II participation bingo games. The casino's floor will premiere a host of MegaJackpots®-themed products including Wheel of Fortune®, Red Hot Jackpots®, Diamond Jackpots® and Fort Knox®. Also included in the games mix are a number of IGT's 3-D games including spinning reel favorites Super Times Pay®, Triple Double Diamond® and Triple Lucky 7s® – all with 3-D attributes. And rounding out the games will be a host of favorite video slot themes such as Wild Wolf®, Lil' Lady®, Cleopatra® 2, Wolf Run®, Coyote Moon®, Kitty Glitter® and many more.
"Our new partnership with Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino is a win-win for everyone," said Eric Tom, IGT executive vice president of sales and marketing. "As casinos continue to face tough spending choices, IGT solutions offer casinos the most for their money and the best opportunities to differentiate their properties from their competitors. Differentiators such as award-winning Bonusing and systems that position operators for future growth give casinos that competitive edge they crave and need in today's economy."
IGT Advantage® is a suite of systems products that provide casinos advanced Bonusing, ticketing and cashless solutions as well as the other powerful casino management tools. The solution is built on modern architecture, and is suitable for a range of casino sizes – everything from a single site, to multi-site, to large-scale enterprises around the world.
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.
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