IGT – World’s Biggest Gaming Library
IGT's comprehensive portfolio of products, technology, services, and state-of-the-art gaming content has revolutionized the gambling industry. The company has been floated on the New York Stock Exchange under the logo IGT. Although headquartered in the UK, the company has offices in Las Vegas, Rome, and Providence, and is home to a large number of talented executives and developers from all over the world.
The focus of the company is on supplying gambling, interactive, lottery, and social gaming solutions across mobile, web, and retail platforms not only to private operators, but also state-sponsored ones.
Brief History: International Game Technology PLC, which is the former Lottomatica and GTECH, is the result of several strategic acquisitions and rebranding.
In Aug 2006, GTECH Corporation, a company based in the US, was acquired by Italy's Lottomatica. Later, Lottomatica rebranded itself as GTECH, which managed a number of lotteries across the US and signed contracts with national and local lottery games across Australia, Europe, Asia, Caribbean, and Latin America.
In 2015, GTECH acquired International Game Technology, a developer of slots games based in the US, and again took the name of the acquired company.
Currently, IGT is present in over 100 countries worldwide.
Global Responsibility: IGT adopts a sustainability strategy that focuses on economic, environmental, and social responsibility. The company has excellent community giving strategies, advocates responsible gambling, and has a great sense of environmental responsibility. To protect players from problem gambling and gambling addiction, the company provides financial and moral support to programs and agencies that focus on researching, preventing, and treating problem gambling.
In addition, IGT takes compliance issues seriously and operates only under a valid gaming license.
|Headquarters||Headquartered in UK with offices in Providence, Rome, and Las Vegas|
|Founded||Established in 1975, acquired by GTECH in 2015|
|Third Party Branding Deals||Signs deals with third-party providers to create branded content|
Products and Services Overview
IGT offers products and services that are number one in the gambling industry.
Gaming: IGT delivers a blend of prime content with innovative gaming platforms, which greatly helps operators establish deep and lasting bonds with their gambling customers.
Social Casino: IGT's social casino, called the DoubleDown Casino, is the biggest free social casino in the world. It attracts over 4 million players every month and offers an impressive portfolio of Vegas style games. Some of the hottest favourites are Siberian Storm, and Wolf Run, which can be played via Facebook as well as on smartphones and tablets.
Betting: IGT has more than 30 years of experience in the betting industry as it was in the lottery sector as GTECH. It was also associated with Italy's Lottomatica and Finsoft/G2, getting valuable experience in back office functionality and commercial sports betting.
Support: IGT offers excellent customer support, ranging from field services to training to supplying parts and making repairs. In brief, IGT does everything in its power to keep operators' gambling businesses running in a smooth way.
Lottery: IGT has signed deals with various governments in a bid to develop the lottery gaming business ever since the eighties.
Interactive: IGT's portfolio includes award-winning interactive gambling platforms, services, and products. These interactive gambling solutions are driven by the latest gambling technology. In fact, IGT is available 24/7, delivering the best, the most popular, and the most entertaining titles.
IGT's Unique Features
- #1 company in VLTs and slot machine games
- #1 company in the lottery industry
- Spends $300 million every year on research and development
- Most comprehensive product portfolio in the industry, including support, sports betting, slots, and land-based gambling machines
IGT Game Selection
Innovation and player intelligence are the driving forces behind IGT games, which deliver top-notch entertainment and enormous jackpots. So far, IGT has given away jackpots worth more than $6 billion.
Casino Games: IGT offers the biggest number of land casino games, some of which enjoy a great deal of popularity. It is the world's number one supplier of gaming systems and hardware. Some of the hottest games are Wild Wolf, Ice Heist, Siberian Storm, and Treasures of Troy.
Video Lottery Games: Some of the hottest video lottery games in the portfolio are Medusa Queen of Stone, Magic Merlin, Diamond Daze, Caddy Shot, and Catfish Poker, to mention just a few.
Online Games: After IGT acquired WagerWorks in 2005, it started rolling out games for the Internet. The acquisition deal gave IGT the opportunity to roll out electronic versions of its own immensely popular land-based slots. IGT started by rolling out online versions of classic casino games such as blackjack and roulette and then began releasing slots.
The above mentioned are just a few of the categories in the IGT portfolio. The simple truth is that IGT has launched over 2500 games of chance in almost every category under the sun, including lottery games, mobile games, video slots, electronic table games, and land-based casino gaming machines.
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IGT's Mobile Casino
IGT is the owner of a number of sophisticated game studios, where it develops the choicest online casino games that are compatible with mobile devices. Currently, IGT's developer team is working endlessly to develop newer and better titles. IGT's mobile games are compatible with a wide range of Windows, iOS, and Android smartphones and tablets. The mobile gaming portfolio includes two table games and 11 slots games. Some of the most popular titles are Cats, Crown Egypt, Da Vinci Diamonds, Battleship, Kitty Glitter, and Dungeons and Dragons.
Awards and Accolades
IGT has bagged a number of industry awards in recognition of its leadership and innovation. Here is a list of a few awards IGT won in 2015 and 2016:
- Two Global Gaming Awards in 2015
- First Place for National Customer Satisfaction Awards
- WLA's First CSR Certification for Vendors
- Six Time Reigning Champion of the eGR B2B Awards
- Best User Experience in Mobile at International Gaming Awards in 2016
- 13 Telly Awards in 2015 for Outstanding Video Production
- IGT Reno bags Gold LEED Certification