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IGT wins 18 Casino Player awards

2 August 2011

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- International Game Technology and its player-favorite games won 18 awards, including five first place wins, in Casino Player magazine's Best of Gaming for 2011. Accolades for IGT's games were listed in numerous "Favorite" and "Best" categories as voted on by readers. The awards will be featured in the August issue of the magazine.

"We are honored to receive this recognition for our outstanding games," said Eric Tom, IGT chief operating officer. "These awards celebrate IGT and our commitment to making the top games that players continue to enjoy at casinos throughout the world."

In the "Favorite Reel Slot" category, Double Diamond, Wheel of Fortune, and Red, White & Blue took first through third, respectively. Favorite video slot top honors went to Star Wars® with Wheel of Fortune in second.

For the second year in a row, two consistent player favorites took top honors in the "Favorite Progressive Slot" category with Wheel of Fortune in first and Megabucks in second. This year's "Favorite Progressive Slot" category also added Star Wars® to its list. Also, for the second year in a row, "Favorite Bonus Round" top honors went to Wheel of Fortune®.

Readers selected three IGT games as their choices in the "Favorite Video Poker" category. The honors went to the following games in first through third places, Jacks or Better, Double Double Bonus Poker® and Deuces Wild.

IGT's games also took a number of awards in various "Best" categories including a second place mention for Sex and the City Slots in the "Best Slot Theme" category. Additional wins for IGT games included American Idol Slots (Best Video Slot), Wheel of Fortune Special Edition (Best Progressive Slot), Triple Diamond (Best Reel Slot), Bonus Poker (Best Video Poker) and Cleopatra Slots (Best Bonus Round).

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