IGT to showcase wide-ranging portfolio of gaming, iGaming and sports betting solutions at G2E

International Gaming Technology (IGT) is set to showcase its portfolio of gaming, iGaming and sports betting solutions at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Las Vegas, to be held October 9 – 12 at The Venetian Expo. IGT’s showcase is set to feature more than 200 innovations and cover 19,000-plus square feet under the theme “We’ve Got Game.”

“Backed by the momentum of several sequential quarters of strong Global Gaming performance, IGT is incredibly excited to connect with our customers at G2E and demonstrate how we’re leveraging key strengths and partnerships, in combination with next-generation technologies to propel their growth and shape the future of gaming,” said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO Global Gaming.

IGT’s focus on product performance, player satisfaction and the power of omnichannel gaming experiences will be evidenced in our G2E portfolio and by solutions such as Mystery of the Lamp, our MESA 4K ETG terminal, new Wheel of Fortune games and so much more.”

Highlights of the showcase include a new Whitney Houston Slots game, solutions for the multi-level progressive (MLP) segment, the extension of the Wheel of Fortune brand, novelties for the Electronic Table Games (ETG) portfolio, and more.

Over the last 12 months, IGT PlayDigital has consistently delivered the highest-quality content, maintained operational excellence and sharpened its market-attunement strategies to drive our customers’ performance and profitability to the highest levels,” said Enrico Drago, IGT PlayDigital CEO.

G2E will be an important platform for IGT PlayDigital to demonstrate how we’re well-positioned for the future and how we plan to fuel the next chapter of our customers’ growth through our award-winning PlaySports team and technology, vast omnichannel content portfolio and highly sophisticated content aggregation and delivery platforms.”

Some of the most anticipated products will include:

  • New licensed game Whitney Houston Slots: A collaboration with the Estate of Whitney E. Houston and Primary Wave Music, IGT’s Whitney Houston Slots game features player-favorite game mechanics such as Stacked Wilds, Cash on Reels, lock and respin and persistence features. The game engages players with iconic Whitney Houston imagery and hits such as “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” “So Emotional,” and “How Will I Know.” The game will debut on a new “state-of-the-art” form factor.
  • Multi-Level Progressives (MLP): IGT will propel its momentum in the MLP category with standout games across its premium and core game portfolios. Mystery of the Lamp MLP game will be a focal point of IGT’s premium portfolio and will accompany other games, including Regal Link and new base game themes Ji Xiang Ru Yi and Xi Chu Wang Wai, for the Prosperity Link MLP. From the core segment, IGT’s MLPs Kitty Glitter Grand, Samurai 888 Spin and the Magic Treasures game will all be on display.
  • Wheel of Fortune Slots: IGT celebrates its extended relationship with Wheel of Fortune and new omnichannel games. From the premium portfolio, Wheel of Fortune Big Money Week will make its trade show debut. The wide-area progressive game is housed on the Peak65 cabinet and includes a persistence feature with a growing coin stack that can help players trigger the Wheel Bonus. G2E will also be a showcase for the Wheel of Fortune Diamond Deluxe game and IGT PlayDigital’s Wheel of Fortune Triple Red Hot 7s Gold Spin.
  • High-limit games and hardware: IGT is doubling down in the high-limit segment, giving it a dedicated section within its G2E booth. A must-see product will be a new, high-limit version of the DiamondRS cabinet with new stepper games Double Diamond Deluxe and Triple Double Gold Doubloons. Also, in the high-limit zone of IGT’s booth will be high-limit core video game bundles featuring game themes such as Stinkin’ Rich, Cats and Wolf Run, and the Game King and All Star Poker video poker games.
  • MESA 4K Electronic Table Games (ETG) terminal: IGT’s MESA 4K ETG terminal will make its global debut. Featuring a 27-inch ultra-HD display, the terminal enables players to play up to four different table games at once, as well as a mix of live and RNG games simultaneously. The terminal comes with many merchandising and configurability options, gives players user-friendly access to game statistics such as hot and cold numbers and provides roulette players with visibility to roughly 60 percent of the virtual roulette wheel, nearly twice the industry standard.
  • New IGT ADVANTAGE apps: IGT has enhanced its Resort Wallet with IGTPay cashless solution with features Tip Ticket, which gives players the option to tip service staff with on-machine funds; and One Time Passcode (OTP), which elevates account security via a one-time account pin. G2E will also be the trade show debut for several IGT ADVANTAGE apps and on-machine conveniences that eliminate trips to kiosks and player loyalty desks. IGT will showcase its Gift & Go integration, which enables on-demand gifting in a slot machine’s service window or secondary display via IGT’s M5 content management technology. IGT will also spotlight additional self-service apps such as Beverage on Demand, iReserve, Taxable Accrual, Player Enrollment and more.
  • Omnichannel PlayDigital game content: IGT PlayDigital will spotlight new omnichannel games Prosperity Link and Money Mania. The games will join IGT PlayDigital’s other omnichannel games such as Wheel of Fortune Triple Gold Gold Spin, “the first and only omnichannel WAP jackpot in the U.S.” IGT PlayDigital will also highlight the power and versatility of its engagement platform, which offers customers a suite of unique features such as cash drops, jackpots and tournaments.

Additional innovations that will be represented in IGT’s booth will include:

  • New titles to the video poker portfolio with games such as Multipliers Rising video poker and Power Stacks Poker.
  • The newest TournXtreme title, Stinkin’ Rich Tournament.
  • The all-new VLT-focused Fort Knox Linked Jackpot game and IGT’s VLT systems technology, IntelligenEVO.
  • The end-to-end PlaySports solutions, complete with self-service betting technologies such as the PlaySports BetPad and the CrystalFlex and PeakBarTop with Total Gaming software.
  • A range of Washington CDS (Central Determination System) games and Class II games that build on popular game themes including Ji Xiang Ru Yi, Magic Wishes™ and Medusa Queen of Stone Cash Eruption.
  • New Historical Horse Racing (HHR) games including Panther Pride™, Tiger Pride™ and Game King video poker.

Ahead of the event, Yogonet held an exclusive interview with Nick Khin, Chief Operating Officer of Gaming at IGT. “G2E is extremely important to IGT and represents a significant opportunity to introduce new games, systems and solutions,” said in the conversation, which you can revisit here.