Online Versions of IGT's Most Popular Land-Based Games to Go Live at EspaceJeux After Full IGT rgs® Integration
LAS VEGAS, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, will provide Loto Quebec access to its entire online and mobile games library with a full integration to IGT rgs® (remote game server). Loto Quebec will utilize the IGT data center located in Kamloops, British Columbia.
As a result, players visiting EspaceJeux, the real-money online wagering site administered by Loto Quebec for the province, will have access to more games than ever before, including interactive versions of IGT's most popular land-based titles. All will be available in English and French.
"IGT is the leading provider of high quality casino games to regulated lotteries throughout Canada and worldwide," said Robert Melendres, IGT Executive Vice President, Interactive Group. "Players in Quebec will have access to IGT's hottest content available, including popular games like Cats, Coyote Moon, Da Vinci Diamonds, Kitty Glitter and more. As regulated online gambling moves forward in Canada, IGT continues to partner with lotteries to offer our most popular titles."
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for regulated markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to more than 6 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com
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Carrie Peters, IGT Public Relations, 206-430-5760, Carrie.Peters@IGT.com