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IGT Interactive prepares for ICE 2015 with first-ever simultaneous triple launch

International Game Technology ( IGT) has simultaneously launched Prowling Panther across all channels, with the title going live online and on mobile, in parallel with multiple locations of Genting Casinos and Grosvenor Casinos. Jungle-themed Prowling Panther, a resounding success in land-based casinos in other markets around the world, is the first title IGT has released concurrently across all three channels …

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IGT reports 17% decline in corporate revenue performance

US gambling technology provider International Game Technology (IGT), reported its Q1 2015  earnings report (3 months ending 31 December), as the operator recorded a 17% revenue decline to $450.6 million (2013 – 541.2 million ) IGT senior management stated that the decline in revenues was attributed to decreasing sales of products and content for its land based casino division. The …

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IGT shareholders to vote on GTECH merger

International Game Technology (IGT) shareholders will vote on 10 February to pass the planned $.6.4 billion merger agreement with GTECH SpA. The shareholder vote will be held at MGM Grand Lad Vegas, and will require the approval of Nevada Gaming Board. If approved the merger will see GTECH and IGT form a new company head-quartered in the UK. IGT agreed last …

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GTECH confident of hitting 2014 targets after Q3 income increase

Italian lottery and gambling technology provider GTECH SpA reported an increased operating income of €133.2 million (£104 million) up 30% on Q3 2013 €102.3 million (£80 million). GTECH senior management confirmed that the company was on course  to meet its full year targets, however it expressed concern regarding its decline in Q3 revenues €727.8 million (Q3 2013 – €730.2 million) …

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Boje takes key role at Aristocrat

Experienced gaming industry executive James Boje has been appointed to the post of Managing Director for Aristocrat’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, subject to receipt of the necessary regulatory approvals. In a gaming career spanning almost 30 years, Boje has held senior executive positions for some of the most respected brands in the industry, encompassing slot operations, manufacturing, machine …

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GTECH forms steering committee for IGT integration

GTECH SpA Chief Executive Officer Marco Sala announced via a corporate video that GTECH senior management had begun to plan the integration of recently acquired International Game Technologies (IGT), in what will become one of the gambling industry’s biggest technology operators. Sala stated that the board of GTECH, had created a steering committee in order to aid the process of …

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GTECH amends IGT acquisition terms

Lottery and gambling technology providers GTECH SpA amended the payments terms of its $4.7 billion acquisition of International Game Technology (IGT). GTECH eliminated the terms which allowed investors to choose between all stock or all cash for holdings in IGT. The price of purchase set at $18.25 per share will be paid by GTECH offering $13.69 per share cash, plus …

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GTECH secures $10.7 billion acquisition loan

Gambling and lottery technology provider GTECH has secured a $10.7 billion loan in order to finalise its acquisition of slot machine manufacturer International Game Technology (IGT). Business news source Bloomberg, stated that the $10.7 billion had been granted by 14 international banks, who had been privileged to GTECH’s plans to acquire IGT. The loan will be available to GTECH for …

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GTECH preps $4 billion IGT takeover

Italian newspaper La Repubblica reported this weekend that Milan stock listed gambling/lottery technology and provisions supplier GTECH SpA were preparing a bold $ 4 billion (£2.33 billion) acquisition offer to purchase International Game Technology – IGT. The Italian news source confirmed that senior GTECH management, were currently studying the financing dynamics of the deal in order to purchase the New …

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bwin to launch IGT slot portfolio

Global gaming entertainment giant International Game Technology has partnered with bwin.party digital entertainment to launch many of IGT’s top-performing interactive games on the bwin platform. IGT is supplying its content to bwin.party, which has recently launched online poker and casino offerings in New Jersey under the license of Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (a long-term IGT land-based casino customer), for …

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