Contact:Phil O`Shaughnessy, Global Communications, free in the U.S./Canada – 1 (844) IGT-7452; outside the U.S. and Canada – 1 (401) 392-7452Francesco Luti, 39 3485475493; for the Italian mediaJames Hurley, Investor Relations, (401) 392-7190 IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the world`s leading gaming provider. We offer fun and responsible gaming experiences for players across all regulated channels and segments, from slot machines and lotteries to sports and digital betting. Our solutions leverage a lot of compelling content, significant investments in innovation, player insight, operational know-how and state-of-the-art technology, and deliver unparalleled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and we create added value by meeting the highest standards of service, integrity and accountability. IGT employs about 12,000 people. For more information, see www.igt.com. LONDON , October 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) today announced that its subsidiary IGT Canada Solutions ULC (`IGT`) has signed a contract extension with the Western Canada Lottery Corporation (“WCLC”) to update WCLC`s video lottery system and continue its role as a central systems provider for the next seven years. IGT will provide the latest version of its INTELLIGEN™ system software that supports the volume, complexity and security of monitoring of WCLC`s 4200 video lottery terminals (“VLTs”) in Saskatchewan. The extension is scheduled for September 1, 2021 or before September 1, 2021. As part of the expansion, IGT will equip WCLC`s central video lottery system with sophisticated modules that improve network diagnosis and stability. IGT`s INTELLIGEN systems are used worldwide and connect a wide range of VLTs in a variety of gaming environments. The software is based on more than 25 years of core system experience and offers stable and secure control and control functions.
It supports the Association of Game Standards`s standard Game to System® (G2S) protocol, which allows for improved user interface, enhanced responsible gaming features, exciting mystery jackpots (Vault Breaker®) and additional player-centric features. Please note that WCLC must check all price requests before payment and your price cannot be paid on the same day. Trademarks and/or service marks are either trademarks or registered trademarks of IGT, its related companies or licensed businesses. Pursuing companies as VLT central system providers “WCLC and IGT began working together nearly 40 years ago, and in the years that followed, IGT became a trusted partner in supporting our VLT system,” said Eric Karmark, WCLC Vice President, VLT Gaming – Operations. “Based on the experience and leadership of IMTs with centralized systems, we are confident that we will have access to new technologies and provide our players with an enhanced overall experience.” “The smart IGT upgrades will provide WCLC with the most advanced tools and features to further increase sales and position the lottery for future success,” said Nick Khin, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Gaming. “Based on more than 25 years of development skills with gaming system customers around the world, we are pleased to make INTELLIGEN`s advanced system available to improve system performance and network management efficiency.” WCLC has been an IGT customer since 1982.