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Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement for Resale of Zero-Coupon Convertible Debentures
RENO, Nev., Jun 16, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission has declared effective its Registration Statement on Form S-3 relating to the resale of its Zero-Coupon Convertible Debentures due
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces 4-For-1 Stock Split and Cash Dividend
RENO, Nev., Jun 4, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a four-for-one stock split. The split will be effected by issuing three additional shares of IGT's common stock for each share of common
Toggle Summary Heisz Joins International Game Technology Board of Directors
RENO, Nev., Jun 4, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Leslie Stone Heisz has been appointed to the Board of Directors of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT). Heisz has been a Senior Advisor with Lazard Freres & Co. LLC since March 2003. From 1995 to 2002, she held the positions of
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present at Conferences in New York
RENO, Nev., Jun 2, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present on June 3, 2003 at the Bear Stearns 2003 Credit Research Conference. In addition, management will present on June 4, 2003 at the following conferences: Goldman Sachs
Toggle Summary Mandalay Resort Group Signs Ticket-In Ticket-Out Machine Purchase Agreement With IGT
RENO, Nev., May 27, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Mandalay Resort Group (NYSE: MBG) has reached an agreement with IGT, a subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), to purchase between two and three thousand new EZ Play(TM) gaming machines with ticket printers to facilitate
Toggle Summary First Jackpot on Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous(R) Video Slots Gives California Couple a Chance at Dream Vacation
VALLEY CENTER, Calif., May 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- A Los Angeles man who was celebrating his third wedding anniversary at Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort hit the first Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous(R) Video Slots progressive Sunday and said he'd use part of his winnings on
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present at Smith's Research & Ratings Review Conference
RENO, Nev., May 15, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present today at the Smith's Research & Ratings Review 1st Annual Native American Indian Finance Conference in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Toggle Summary IGT Announces Close of Colorado Casinos Sale
RENO, Nev., Apr 22, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today the closing of the previously announced sale of the Colorado Central Station and Colorado Grande Casinos to Isle of Capri Black Hawk L.L.C.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Record Fiscal 2003 Second Quarter and Six-Month Results
RENO, Nev., Apr 22, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today reported its operating results for the second quarter and six months ended March 29, 2003. For the second quarter, income from continuing operations increased 28% to $93.1 million and
Toggle Summary Reminder - International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Apr 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 earnings release on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at 6:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) with Maureen T.
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune(R) Dollar MegaJackpot(TM) Hits for 2nd Time in a Week in Biloxi!
BILOXI, Miss., Apr 16, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Roger Dewey, of Horseheads, NY, hit the Wheel of Fortune(R) dollar MegaJackpot(TM) and won $1,206,025.03 this morning at the Grand Casino in Biloxi. One week ago today, a man from Florida won $4.4 million on the same MegaJackpot(TM).
Toggle Summary GSA SAS(TM) 6.00 Protocol Receives Industry-Wide Support
LAS VEGAS, Apr 11, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) announced today that Acres Gaming, Aristocrat Technologies, Atronic Americas, Austrian Gaming Industries, Bally Gaming and Systems, Konami Gaming, IGT (NYSE: IGT), Mikohn Gaming, Scientific Games, Shuffle
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune(R) Dollar MegaJackpot(TM) Hits for More Than $4.4 Million in Biloxi
BILOXI, Miss., Apr 10, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Cecil A. Starnes, 56, of Milton, FL won a $4,436,033.68 MegaJackpot(TM) yesterday afternoon on a Wheel of Fortune(R) dollar slot machine at the Isle of Capri casino in Biloxi, MS. Starnes said he came to the casino hoping to win
Toggle Summary IGT Announces Acquisition of Key Gaming Patents
RENO, Nev., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that it has acquired 13 U.S. patents previously owned by Eagle Co. Ltd. of Japan. The patents cover a variety of slot machine technologies. One of the patents in the portfolio, U.S. Patent No.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Apr 1, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 earnings release on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at 6:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) with Maureen T.
Toggle Summary World Record Slot Jackpot Hits at Excalibur in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Mar 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The largest slot machine jackpot in gaming history -- $39,713,982.25 -- was won today on a Megabucks(R) machine at the Excalibur Hotel-Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The winner, who requested anonymity, is a 25-year-old software engineer
Toggle Summary Woman Wins More Than a Million Dollars With a Bet of 15 Cents On Regis' Cash Club(TM)
VICKSBURG, Miss., Mar 21, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A woman from Chattanooga, Tennessee won $1,242,327 on a Regis' Cash Club(TM) video slot machine early this morning at the Ameristar casino in Vicksburg, MS. Shortly after 1 a.m., she played the maximum bet of 15 cents.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present At the JPMorgan Gaming and Lodging Conference
RENO, Nev., Mar 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present today at the JPMorgan Gaming and Lodging Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. A complete copy of the presentation can be obtained by visiting our web site at
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present At Roth Capital Partners Conference
RENO, Nev., Mar 18, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present today at the 15TH Annual Roth Capital Partners Growth Stock Conference in Dana Point, California. A complete copy of the presentation can be obtained by visiting our web
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Hosting Annual Shareholder Meeting
RENO, Nev., Mar 3, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is hosting its annual shareholder meeting today at their worldwide headquarters in Reno, Nevada. A complete copy of the presentation can be obtained by visiting our web site at www.IGT.com.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Increases Share Repurchase Program
RENO, Nev., Mar 3, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its Board of Directors increased the company's share repurchase authorization by 7.4 million shares to a total of 10.0 million shares.
Toggle Summary Mississippi Woman Hits Largest Slot Jackpot in Mississippi State History... Over $12.8 Million!
BILOXI, Miss., Mar 1, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- It's been a Saturday that Janice Stacks from Gulfport, MS will never forget. At 10:58 AM, Stacks became a multi-millionaire! She had invested just $40 into the Megabucks(R) machine at Treasure Bay casino in Biloxi, MS when she hit the
Toggle Summary Next Nevada Megabucks(R) Winner Will Be in The Guinness Book of Records
RENO, Nev., Feb 27, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The jackpot total on the Nevada Megabucks(R) progressive slot system has surpassed the world record slot payout of $34,955,489, set in January 2000. Nevada Megabucks(R) is currently at $34,955,600 and will continue to increase until someone wins
Toggle Summary Herbst Gaming, IGT Announce Closing of Slot Route Transaction
LAS VEGAS, Feb 26, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Herbst Gaming Inc. ("Herbst Gaming" or the "company") and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the closing of the previously announced Anchor Coin slot route transaction for a purchase price of approximately $61 million.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present at CIBC Gaming, Lodging, Travel and Leisure Conference
LAS VEGAS, Feb 26, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Herbst Gaming Inc. ("Herbst Gaming" or the "company") and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the closing of the previously announced Anchor Coin slot route transaction for a purchase price of approximately $61 million.
Toggle Summary Wells-Gardner Announces Hiring of Robert McMonigle, Former Executive Vice President of Sales for IGT
CHICAGO, Feb 25, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation (Amex: WGA) announced that they had appointed Robert McMonigle to be President and Chief Operating Officer of American Gaming & Electronics (AGE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells-Gardner Electronics,
Toggle Summary Argosy Gaming Agrees to Purchase New Ticket-Equipped Machines for Its Casinos
RENO, Nev., Feb 20, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Argosy Gaming (NYSE: AGY) has signed an agreement with IGT, a subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), to purchase up to 4,000 new EZ Play(TM) gaming machines and retrofits for up to another 1,000 existing IGT machines
Toggle Summary The Wheel of Fortune(R) MegaJackpot Hits at Horseshoe Casino
ROBINSONVILLE, Miss., Feb 14, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- For the second time this week, a MegaJackpot(TM) has hit in Mississippi. On Tuesday night, Cindy L. Wells of Bethalto, IL won a $1,451,299 MegaJackpots Instant Winners(TM) jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune(R) Video Slot machine at
Toggle Summary Illinois Woman Hits $1.4 Million Wheel of Fortune(R) Jackpot
ROBINSONVILLE, Miss., Feb 12, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- While some people dread tax time and put it off as long as they can, one woman is glad she filed early. Cindy L. Wells of Bethalto, IL took her tax refund to the casino and won a $1,451,299 MegaJackpots Instant Winners(TM)
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Sale Of Additional Zero-Coupon Senior Convertible Debentures
RENO, Nev., Feb 5, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today the sale of additional debentures pursuant to the option granted to the initial purchaser in connection with its previously announced sale of 30-year zero-coupon senior convertible
Toggle Summary Nevada Megabucks(R) Jackpot Total Goes Over $30 Million
RENO, Nev., Feb 4, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The second-largest slot jackpot in gaming history is still up for grabs at 158 Nevada casinos. The current Nevada Megabucks(R) jackpot of $30,613,860 continues to increase as players throughout the state take a shot at the huge payout.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Promotes Maureen Mullarkey to Executive Vice President
RENO, Nev., Jan 24, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the promotion of Maureen Mullarkey, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, to Executive Vice President. Mullarkey was formerly Senior Vice President of IGT.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Pricing of Its Zero-Coupon Senior Convertible Debentures
RENO, Nev., Jan 24, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has priced its 30-year zero-coupon senior convertible debentures, which are being issued in a private offering, that will result in gross proceeds to IGT of $500 million.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Sale of Zero-Coupon Senior Convertible Debentures
RENO, Nev., Jan 23, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that it has agreed to sell 30-year zero-coupon senior convertible debentures resulting in gross proceeds of $400 million, in a private offering.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Record First Quarter Fiscal 2003 Results
RENO, Nev., Jan 22, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today reported its operating results for the first quarter ended December 28, 2002. For the first quarter, income from continuing operations increased 70% to $87.9 million and earnings per
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Jan 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 earnings release on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with G.
Toggle Summary Aristocrat, IGT Settle Patent Lawsuit
LAS VEGAS, Jan 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that they have settled their patent and trademark infringement dispute. The case involved patents and intellectual property rights in the fields
Toggle Summary Horseshoe Gaming Signs Deal With IGT for EZ Play(TM) Ticket-In/Ticket-Out Machines and EZ Pay(R) Ticket Systems
LAS VEGAS, Jan 20, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corp. has entered into an agreement with slot manufacturer IGT (NYSE: IGT) to upgrade its Horseshoe Casino slot floors in Bossier City, La.; Tunica, Miss.; and Hammond, Ind.
Toggle Summary IGT's Multi Strike Poker(TM) Takes Top Product Award at American Gaming Summit
RENO, Nev., Jan 15, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The 2003 Platinum award for "Most Innovative Gaming Product of the Year" was presented to IGT (NYSE: IGT) for its Multi Strike Poker(TM) game at the recent American Gaming Summit in Las Vegas.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present at American Gaming Summit
RENO, Nev., Jan 10, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present today at the 2002 American Gaming Summit in Las Vegas, NV. A complete copy of the presentation can be obtained by visiting our web site at www.IGT.com .
Toggle Summary Nevada Megabucks(R) Jackpot at Its Third-Highest Level Ever
RENO, Nev., Jan 9, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Nevada Megabucks(R) slot jackpot is currently at $26.1 million -- the third-highest total in its history -- and it continues to build. Megabucks(R) was last hit in Nevada on May 27, 2002, when it served up a $22.6 million MegaJackpot(TM) to
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Management to Present at Salomon Smith Barney Conference
RENO, Nev., Jan 8, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present today at the Salomon Smith Barney 13th Annual Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference in La Quinta, CA. A complete copy of the presentation and web cast
Toggle Summary GSA Announces Groundbreaking Industry Partnership to Standardize Casino Systems
LAS VEGAS, Jan 8, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) announced today that gaming industry leaders from several major casino operators, suppliers, and manufacturers have agreed to unite forces to develop a new, groundbreaking, casino system protocol, that we
Toggle Summary Elvis(R) MegaJackpot(TM) Hits in Tunica at Horseshoe
TUNICA, Miss., Jan 8, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Today is Elvis Presley's birthday, and many celebrations are scheduled in and around Memphis. Iris South, of Memphis, celebrated last night when she won $1,618,783.07 on an Elvis(R) video slot machine at the Horseshoe Casino in Tunica,
Toggle Summary New Gaming Machine Protocol Voted One of the Most Innovative Gaming Products For 2003
LAS VEGAS, Jan 6, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The SAS 6.00 protocol with Advanced Funds Transfer (AFT), developed by the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) in conjunction with slot manufacturer IGT (NYSE: IGT), was recently voted as one of the top 20 most innovative gaming products for 2003 by
Toggle Summary GSA Announces Executives from IGT, Bally, and Konami to Co-Chair Best of Breed Technical Committee
LAS VEGAS, Jan 6, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Gaming Standards Association (GSA), an international trade association that defines, develops and promotes interoperability standards for the world's gaming industry, announced today that gaming industry leaders from IGT, Bally and Konami will
Toggle Summary $2.2 Million Jackpot at Harrah's Proves Dreams Do Come True
LAS VEGAS, Jan 4, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A California woman who said she once dreamed that she won a big Wheel of Fortune(R) slot jackpot walked away from a fifty-cent Wheel of Fortune(R) machine at Harrah's Las Vegas $2.2 million richer Saturday afternoon.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Jan 2, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 earnings release on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with G.
Toggle Summary Year's End Sees Rush of Jackpots
RENO, Nev., Dec 31, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- As 2002 counted down, the last long holiday weekend of the year was a busy one for IGT's jackpot response people around the country. In the five days from Christmas Day through Sunday, Dec. 29, they paid 10 MegaJackpots(TM) awards, including five
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Agreement To Sell Its Colorado Casino Operations
RENO, Nev., Dec 26, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today it has entered into an agreement to sell its Colorado casino operations to Isle of Capri Black Hawk L.L.C. ("Isle Black Hawk"), a joint venture between Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
Toggle Summary Ticket in / Ticket out Gaming Milestone: IGT Marks its 100th EZ Pay(TM) Installation
RENO, Nev., Dec 18, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- IGT's EZ Pay(TM) ticket in / ticket out (TITO) technology for gaming machines reached a major milestone this week with its 100th casino installation. Caesars in Elizabeth, Indiana was the casino site of the 330-machine installation that
Toggle Summary Tired? Run Down? Listless? I Love Lucy(R) Slots Offer Laughter as an Antidote
LAS VEGAS, Dec 17, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Bringing belly laughs to all, jackpots and bonus rounds to some players and big bucks to a few, the world's favorite redhead makes her slot machine debut at Bally's Las Vegas on Dec. 17. I Love Lucy(R) Slots, the newest MegaJackpots(TM)
Toggle Summary IGT/Sodak Installs First Class III Slots in New York
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Dec 10, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Slot machine manufacturer IGT, a subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), and its affiliate, Sodak Gaming, Inc., today launched the first installation of 1,800 gaming machines at the refurbished Niagara Falls
Toggle Summary All-New Quartermania so Hot it Sizzles
LAS VEGAS, Dec 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- "These new Quartermania(R) games are hotter than Hades," said John Sears, IGT's (NYSE: IGT) vice president of MegaJackpots(TM), "which is, well, appropriate since one of them is called Diablo Diamonds(TM)." Sears was referring to the fact
Toggle Summary Las Vegas Man Wins $4.1 Million on Quartermania(R) at Orleans Casino
LAS VEGAS, Nov 17, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- A Las Vegas man who said he had been playing Quartermania(R) for months hit it big to the tune of $4.1 million this morning at the Orleans Casino. IGT (NYSE: IGT), the company which operates the state-wide progressive system, has been
Toggle Summary The Beverly Hillbillies'(TM) 'Jethro Bodine' Kicks Off First Penny Slot Progressive
LAS VEGAS, Nov 12, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Max Baer, Jr., who portrayed hayseed hunk "Jethro" in the enduring television classic, The Beverly Hillbillies(TM), will be appearing at Stations Casinos properties beginning Nov. 14, to promote IGT's (NYSE: IGT) first-ever penny progressive video
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Record Fiscal 2002 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
RENO, Nev., Nov 7, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today reported its operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 28, 2002. For the fourth quarter, adjusted net income (before the one-time items discussed below)
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its
RENO, Nev., Nov 06, 2002 /PRNewsire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2002 earnings release on Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with G.
Toggle Summary Nevada Megabucks(R) Slot Jackpot Over $18.5 Million
LAS VEGAS, Nov 5, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nevada Megabucks(R), the granddaddy of MegaJackpots(TM) statewide linked progressives, has once again reached -- and exceeded -- the "magic" number. Savvy jackpot watchers claim that when Megabucks(R) gets in the vicinity of $17 million,
Toggle Summary MGM MIRAGE Combines Ticket-In Ticket-Out Technology
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a move designed to enhance the guest experience at all of its properties, MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG - News) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - News) to provide for ticket-in ticket-out
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2002 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2002 earnings release on Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with G.
Toggle Summary IGT Dominates Gaming Machine Categories in National Readers' Poll
RENO, Nev., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IGT slot and video poker machines emerged as the clear favorites of casino players nationwide in the second annual "The Best of Slots" readers survey conducted by Strictly Slots magazine. IGT is a subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT).
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune Hits for $1.8 Million at Bally's Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A bout of insomnia sent a California visitor down to Bally's casino in the wee hours Wednesday morning where he turned a $20 investment in Wheel of Fortune quarters into a $1. 8 million win. Edward Feaser, Jr. of Las Flores, Calif.
Toggle Summary IGT Appoints Director of Responsible Gaming
RENO, Nev., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connie Jones has been named Director of Responsible Gaming for IGT. She will head up IGT's Corporate Responsible Gaming Program, which was adopted in 1997. Prior to the appointment, Jones was in charge of responsible gaming for Anchor Gaming.
Toggle Summary Las Vegas Woman Wins Harley-Davidson, $194,000 At Palms Casino
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Because she missed the start of the movie she intended to see, Jeanie Hannah of Las Vegas left the Palms Casino early Sunday morning $194,000 richer and she says her husband, Gary, will soon be riding her new Harley-Davidson.Hannah, 49, was the first
Toggle Summary Pat Sajak, Vanna White Will Help IGT Launch Newest Version Of Wheel of Fortune® Slot Machine at Global Gaming Expo
RENO, Nev., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pat Sajak and Vanna White, the stars of TV's syndicated Wheel of Fortune® game show, will provide star power at IGT's (NYSE: IGT) booth when the leading gaming machine manufacturer unveils more than 70 new products -- including a new Wheel of Fortune®
Toggle Summary Gaming Standards Association Adopts IGT SAS(TM) 6.00 as an Official Specification
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) recently voted to adopt the IGT SAS(TM) 6.00 protocol as an official GSA specification. This vote clears the way for manufacturers of gaming equipment to begin implementation of the SAS(TM) 6.00 protocol in their equipment.
Toggle Summary IGT Joins With Gaming Companies Worldwide to Raise Awareness of Responsible Gaming
RENO, Nev., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IGT (NYSE: IGT - News ) will join with other gaming companies nationwide in sponsoring the fifth annual Responsible Gaming Education Week Aug. 5-9. The event, originally developed by the industry's trade group, the American Gaming Association (AGA), is
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Quarterly and Year-To-Date Financial Results
RENO, Nev., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - News ) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended June 29, 2002. For the second consecutive quarter, record financial results were achieved in operating profit, net income and earnings per
Toggle Summary Anchor Gaming Announces Completion of Cash Tender Offer For Its Outstanding 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes
LAS VEGAS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anchor Gaming announced today that it has completed its tender offer for its outstanding 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2008. More than 99% of the outstanding principal amount of notes were validly tendered prior to the expiration of the tender
Toggle Summary Anchor Gaming Prices Cash Tender for Its Outstanding 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes
LAS VEGAS, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anchor Gaming announced today that it has determined the purchase price for its previously announced tender offer for its outstanding 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2008 described in its Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2002 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - News ) will host a conference call regarding its Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2002 earnings release on Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) with G.
Toggle Summary Anchor Gaming Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents With Respect to Its 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes
LAS VEGAS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anchor Gaming announced today that as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 28, 2002, it had received consents from the holders of more than 99% of the outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2008 to the
Toggle Summary Coinless Systems, Inc. CEO Comments on Goldman Sachs & Co. Gaming Survey
LAS VEGAS, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coinless Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLSY - News ), ( www.coinlesssystems.com ) a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of coinless technology and products for the gaming industry today announced that the recent gaming survey by Goldman
Toggle Summary Anchor Gaming Commences Cash Tender Offer for All of Its Outstanding 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes
LAS VEGAS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor Gaming announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer and consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2008 (CUSIP No. 033037AC6). The tender offer and consent solicitation are made upon the terms
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune Dollars Pays $5 Million At Monte Carlo
LAS VEGAS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A visitor from Hawaii struck it rich at the Monte Carlo Saturday afternoon when she won $5 million on Wheel of Fortune® dollars. In Las Vegas to rendezvous with relatives from California, the winner, who asked to remain anonymous, was staying at the
Toggle Summary Coinless Systems, Inc. Announces the Signing of a Financing Commitment Valued in Excess of Five Million Dollars
LAS VEGAS, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coinless Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLSY - News ; www.coinlesssystems.com ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of coinless technology and products for the gaming industry today announced the signing of a financing commitment valued
Toggle Summary $22.6 Million Megabucks Hits at Bally's Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A 74-year old Covina, Calif. woman hit the third largest slot machine jackpot ever Monday at Bally's Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Johanna Huendl invested about $170 to win $22,621,229.74 on Nevada Megabucks®, the grand daddy of multimillion-dollar
Toggle Summary $1.5 Million Instant Winner at Treasure Island
LAS VEGAS, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When he won $1.5 million on Regis Cash Club(TM) Video Slots at Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip Thursday evening, author Paul Kyriazi was truly living the exciting and glamorous life he writes about. Kyriazi, author of the audio book "How to Live
Toggle Summary IGT's Harley-Davidson(R) Video Slots Roar Into Nevada
LAS VEGAS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IGT's (NYSE: IGT - News ) Harley-Davidson® Video Slots have "gone live" at Coast Casinos' four Las Vegas properties, making Nevada the third gaming jurisdiction to install the much-anticipated slot theme. Missouri riverboats and California's Native
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Financial Results For the Second Quarter and First Six Months of Fiscal Year 2002
RENO, Nev., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news ) today announced results for its quarter and six months ended March 30, 2002. Net income for the quarter was $73.9 million or $0.81 per diluted share on total revenues of $530.4 million versus $53.6
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2002 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news ) will host a conference call regarding its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2002 earnings release on Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) with G.
Toggle Summary Canadian Wins $2.4 Million at Flamingo Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allan Van Walleghem of Beaumont, Alberta, Canada, called his wife at home early Wednesday morning to tell her that he had won $2,400 on a Wheel of Fortune® dollar machine at the Flamingo Las Vegas. A few minutes later, he had to call her back to say he
Toggle Summary IGT Announces Formation of Lottery Division
RENO, Nev., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news ) today announced the formation of the IGT Lottery division, a new business division focusing on the public lottery market which will bring all of IGT's lottery products, systems, support services and
Toggle Summary Twenty-Eight Year Old Salesman Wins $1.9 Million at Mandalay Bay
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A 28-year old conventioneer from the Chicago area won $1.9 million on Wheel of Fortune® quarters this afternoon at Mandalay Bay. Timothy Tuttle had only just arrived in Las Vegas to attend a Cingular Wireless convention when a friend asked him to come
Toggle Summary Visitor Wins $1.2 Million at Fremont Casino
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A weekend visit to Las Vegas paid off for Peggy Beels of Ontario, California. She's going home as a newly minted millionaire after she won $1.2 million on The Addams Family(TM) Saturday afternoon at the Fremont Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2002
RENO, Nev., Jan. 24 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2002. IGT's net income for the quarter totaled $51.8 million or $0.70 per diluted share on total revenues and earnings of unconsolidated affiliates of $335.4 million.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2002 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Jan. 15 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news) will host a conference call regarding its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2002 earnings release on Thursday, January 24, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with Maureen T. Mullarkey, Chief Financial Officer of International
Toggle Summary $3.7 Million MegaJackpot Hits at California Hotel
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Hawaiian visitor only had time to check into the California Hotel in downtown Las Vegas and have dinner before she hit the MegaJackpot(TM) on Wheel of Fortune ® quarters Thursday evening to the tune of $3.7 million.
Toggle Summary IGT's EZ PAYTM Installations in Three More States Close Out a Highly Successful Year for the Product
RENO, Nev., Jan. 2 -- IGT (NYSE: IGT - news) capped a year of demand for its EZ Pay TM Ticket System-equipped gaming machines with the first installations at casinos in Atlantic City, Colorado and Indiana. Additional installations of EZ Pay machines at casinos in Southern Nevada and Manitoba,
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Filing of Articles of Merger With Anchor Gaming for Consummation of the Merger on December 30, 2001
RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news) and Anchor Gaming (Nasdaq: SLOT - news) jointly announced today the filing of Articles of Merger with the Nevada Secretary of State to consummate the previously announced planned merger, pursuant to
Toggle Summary International Game Technology and Anchor Gaming Announce Results of Shareholder Meetings
RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news) and Anchor Gaming (Nasdaq: SLOT - news) announced that their stockholders approved the proposed IGT acquisition of Anchor at stockholders meetings held by each company today.
Toggle Summary Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown's Mutkoski Releases New Research Report On Political Outlook for Gaming Industry in 2002
'Will Legislators Place Their Bets on Gaming?' NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown Gaming and Lodging analyst Mark Mutkoski released a new research report on the gaming industry entitled, "2002 Political Outlook: Will Legislators Place Their Bets on Gaming?" The report
Toggle Summary International Game Technology and Anchor Gaming Report Federal Trade Commission Approval
RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT - news) and Anchor Gaming (Nasdaq: SLOT - news) announced that the companies were notified today that the Federal Trade Commission has terminated the pre-closing waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino
Toggle Summary SINATRA(TM) Slots(TM) World Premiere in Las Vegas On Frank Sinatra's Birthday
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 12 -- He was Ol' Blue Eyes, and he was the Chairman of the Board. Frank Sinatra is one of the enduring legends of show business, and IGT's (NYSE: IGT) new SINATRA(TM) Slots(TM) add a new chapter to that legend. The game debuted today -- Sinatra's birthday -- with a ceremonial first
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Photo Advisory: Sinatra Kids Cut Cake On Frank's Birthday
International Game Technology has issued the following caption to accompany the photo available at: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20011212/LAW111 SINATRA KIDS CUT CAKE ON FRANK'S BIRTHDAY - Frank Sinatra, Jr., Nancy Sinatra Lambert and Nancy's daughter, Amanda Erlinger, cut a slot-shaped
Toggle Summary Arizona Man Wins Big at Harrah's Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 26 -- Bryan Sundblom says that the first thing he's going to do with the $2.5 million he won Sunday evening at Harrah's Las Vegas playing Wheel of Fortune ® quarters is buy his wife a new car. The Arizona microbiologist said the jackpot came as such a surprise, he had to be told
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter And Record Setting Fiscal Year 2001
RENO, Nev., Nov. 6 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 29, 2001. Net income for the quarter totaled $55.5 million or $0.73 per diluted share on quarterly revenues and earnings of unconsolidated
Toggle Summary IGT Purchases Tennecom, Maker of Player Tracking Software for Casino Table Games
RENO, Nev., Oct. 31 -- IGT, a wholly owned subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), today announced that it has purchased the assets of Tennecom Gaming Solutions, LLC, a maker of casino table game tracking software. Tennecom's technology is a multi component information system
Toggle Summary Ciorciari, Molinari Promoted at IGT
RENO, Nev., Oct. 29 -- Margaret Ciorciari has been promoted to Director of Business Development for IGT Gaming Systems (IGS)(TM). She will be responsible for IGS and for the EZ Pay(TM) Ticket System including project management, inventory management, and pricing.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You To Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., Oct. 24 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2001 earnings release on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) with G. Thomas Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Toggle Summary IGT Announces Sales Department Promotions
RENO, Nev., Oct. 24 -- IGT has announced a number of personnel promotions within its Sales and MegaJackpots(TM) departments. John Sears has been promoted to Vice President-MegaJackpots, after eight years of service with Sodak Gaming, Inc., IGT's subsidiary in South Dakota.
Toggle Summary Robinson to Consult for IGT on Product Development
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 23 -- IGT, a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), has announced that Mark Robinson has been hired as an independent consultant to assist with strategic planning on new product development and regulatory approvals.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Repurchase of 2.5 Million Shares of Its Common Stock Since September 11, 2001 and Comments On Current Business Trends
RENO, Nev., Oct. 1 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today reported that the Company has repurchased, since September 11, 2001, 2.5 million shares of its common stock under the terms of its existing share repurchase program, for an aggregate value of $100.7 million.
Toggle Summary Action Gaming Confirms Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Alliance Gaming
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26 -- Action Gaming confirmed today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Alliance Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALLY) concerning games being marketed and sold by its operating unit, Bally Gaming. The complaint alleges that Bally Gaming's "Multi Play Poker" game is a
Toggle Summary IGT Unveils Over 60 New Games at New Gaming Industry Trade Show
RENO, Nev., Sept. 20 -- Slot machine leader, IGT, a wholly owned subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), is putting the final touches on a lineup of over 60 new games and advanced gaming products that will be showcased at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas in early October.
Toggle Summary IGT Announces Three Upper Management Promotions
RENO, Nev., Aug. 30 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced personnel promotions involving three upper management positions. Rich Pennington has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Product Management; Jerry Young has been promoted to Vice President of Lottery Products &
Toggle Summary International Game Technology and Anchor Gaming Report Federal Trade Commission Requests Additional Information
RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 29 -- (Reno, NV) International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and (Las Vegas, NV) Anchor Gaming (Nasdaq: SLOT) today announced that they each received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission in connection with IGT's pending acquisition of
Toggle Summary IGT'S Regis' Cash Club(TM) Approved in Nevada
RENO, Nev., Aug. 16 -- IGT's newest MegaJackpot(TM) game, Regis' Cash Club(TM), has received approval by the Nevada Gaming Control Board clearing the way for installations to begin immediately. "Regis' Cash Club will be available for play in a few locations around the state by Labor Day and more
Toggle Summary Missouri Woman Wins $3 Million at Harrah's in Laughlin
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12 -- The following press release was issued today by International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT): A St. Louis area woman who laughingly said she was on an informal tour of U.S. gaming venues won $3 million on a Wheel of Fortune ® dollar machine early Sunday morning at Harrah's in
Toggle Summary World Record Slot Jackpot Hit at New York-New York
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 2 -- A Chicago area woman won $4 million on a $5 Wheel of Fortune ® machine at New York-New York on the Las Vegas Strip early Thursday morning, setting a world record for the MegaJackpots(TM) game. Kathleen Budz and her husband, Don, of Chicago Ridge, Ill., were playing neighboring
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Record Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2001
RENO, Nev., July 19 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2001. For the second consecutive quarter, operating profit, net income, and earnings per share reached new highs. Net income for the quarter totaled $56.7 million
Toggle Summary Chilton Promoted to Sr. Vice President at IGT
RENO, Nev., July 17 -- Ward Chilton has been named Sr. Vice President of North American Sales for IGT (NYSE: IGT). Chilton has worked with IGT for almost 15 years in various positions primarily related to the implementation and support of IGT's MegaJackpots(TM) Wide Area Progressive Systems.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Call
RENO, Nev., July 12 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 earnings release on Thursday, July 19, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) with G. Thomas Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer of International
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Agreement to Acquire Anchor Gaming
RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS, July 9 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and Anchor Gaming (Nasdaq: SLOT) announced today that the Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive agreement pursuant to which Anchor Gaming will merge with a subsidiary of
Toggle Summary Park Place Entertainment to Install IGT's EZ Pay(TM) Systems And EZ Play (TM) Cash-Optional Gaming Machines
LAS VEGAS, June 19 -- Park Place Entertainment (NYSE: PPE) and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that PPE and IGT have signed an agreement for a multi-year/multi-property installation of EZ Pay(TM) systems including a minimum of 15,000 IGT EZ Play(TM) ticket- in/ticket-out
Toggle Summary Fact Sheet on IGT EZ Pay(TM) Systems and EZ Play(TM) Machines
LAS VEGAS, June 19 -- In response to the IGT/Park Place Entertainment news release issued this morning, International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) provided the following additional information as background on its proprietary EZ Pay(TM) system and EZ Play(TM) ticket-in/ticket-out gaming machines.
Toggle Summary Fighter Pilot Wins $3 Million on Wheel of Fortune®
LAS VEGAS, June 13 -- Major William Tracy had been in Las Vegas for less than a day when he struck it rich early Wednesday morning, winning $3 million on a Wheel of Fortune ® dollars machine at the Flamingo Las Vegas. "I just sat there staring at the payline, trying to figure out what was happening
Toggle Summary $5.1 Million Jackpot Hits at Paris Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, April 21 -- A Cypress, Calif. man returned to his lucky Wheel of Fortune ® dollar machine at Paris Las Vegas Friday evening and walked away $5.1 million richer. Jim Fowler said that on a previous trip he had won $1,750 on the same slot machine and had since made it a point to play it
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Record Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2001
RENO, Nev., April 19 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended March 31, 2001. Net income for the quarter totaled $53.6 million or $0.70 per diluted share on total revenues of $346.9 million, all new record quarterly highs.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Call on the Web
RENO, Nev., April 10 -- In conjunction with International Game Technology's (NYSE: IGT) Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, April 19, 2001 at 11:00 a.m.
Toggle Summary Austin Powers(TM) - International Game of Mystery Coming Soon to a Casino Near You
LAS VEGAS, April 9 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) says that a new video slot machine game based on the "International Man Of Mystery" will begin making an appearance in Nevada casinos as soon as Tuesday, April 10, and will turn up in other jurisdictions by early May.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Consummation of Merger With Silicon Gaming
RENO, Nev., March 27 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and Silicon Gaming, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGIC.OB) jointly announced today the consummation of their previously announced planned merger, pursuant to which Silicon Gaming merged with a wholly owned subsidiary of International
Toggle Summary Megabucks® Hits on Heels of First-Ever Video Jeopardy® Jackpot; Players at Harrah's and Orleans Strike It Rich
LAS VEGAS, March 15 -- A tourist from New Jersey had just collected her $368,500 instant winner jackpot on video Jeopardy ® at Harrah's on the Las Vegas Strip Wednesday evening when, a mile or so away at the Orleans Hotel/Casino, the three Megabucks ® symbols lined making a New Hampshire man $8
Toggle Summary Western Village is First Northern Nevada Casino To Install IGT's EZ Play(TM) Ticket System Machines
RENO, Nev., March 2 -- The Western Village Hotel and Casino in Sparks, Nev., this week became the first casino in Northern Nevada to feature IGT's new EZ Pay(TM) ticket system with the latest EZ Play(TM) ticket-in ticket-out gaming machines. Western Village's 50 EZ Play(TM) machines are the latest
Toggle Summary IGT Gets Licensing Rights to Develop New 'I Love Lucy®' Gaming Machine
RENO, Nev., Feb. 26 -- IGT today announced a contract with Desilu, too, LLC and CBS Entertainment, licensed by Unforgettable Licensing, that will allow IGT to create a brand of gaming machines based on the classic television show, "I Love Lucy ® ." The agreement grants IGT use of the names,
Toggle Summary Three Million Dollar Jackpot at the Excalibur
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 18 -- A spur of the moment Las Vegas vacation has made millionaires of a Texas couple late Sunday afternoon. MJ Morgan and his wife, Mamie, were playing Wheel of Fortune ® Dollars at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino when MJ's machine lined up a $3,078,439 MegaJackpot.
Toggle Summary IGT to Distribute Compudigm Software Package
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb. 7 -- New Zealand software developer Compudigm International Ltd. and leading U.S. machine and gaming equipment manufacturer IGT have signed an exclusive distributorship agreement which will make innovative operational analysis software available to casino managers
Toggle Summary Mullarkey to Rejoin IGT as CFO
RENO, Nev., Feb. 6 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the return of Maureen T. Mullarkey as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for the company. Mullarkey left the post in July 2000 to become CFO for Zoho(TM) Corporation, an e-commerce company.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Earnings for the First Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2001
RENO, Nev., Jan. 18 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2001. Net income for the quarter totaled $48.2 million or $0.64 per fully diluted share on total revenues of $301.7 million.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Call on the Web
RENO, Nev., Jan. 17 -- In conjunction with International Game Technology's First Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January 18, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with G.
Toggle Summary Stewardess Makes Profitable Lay-Over at Harrah's Las Vegas; Wins More Than $9 million on Megabucks
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12 -- A US Airways flight attendant made a profitable lay-over in Las Vegas today, winning more than $9 million on Megabucks at Harrah's Las Vegas. Cynthia Malinoski of Mississausa, Ontario lined up three Megabucks symbols during her brief stay in the city to win $9,396,271.11, the
Toggle Summary $6.7 Million Wheel of Fortune® Jackpot Hits on New Year's Eve
LAUGHLIN, Nev., Dec. 31 -- - A 50-year-old Corona, Calif. woman won $6.7 million on a Wheel of Fortune ® dollar machine at the Edgewater Casino in Laughlin, Nev. Karen Beverly was playing the machine on the advice of her best friend Rosemary Greene. The two women have been friends since childhood
Toggle Summary IGT Comments on Shuffle Master Press Release; S+ Game Library & Cashless Patents Not Licensed for Conversions
RENO, Nev., Dec. 27 -- Shuffle Master, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHFL) issued a press release December 19, 2000, which, among other things, announced the submittal (for regulatory approval) of its three-reel conversion kit. Following this release, IGT (NYSE: IGT) received numerous inquiries regarding this
Toggle Summary IGT and MGM MIRAGE Sign Patent License Agreement; Combined Patents to Be Offered Through Anchor Gaming
RENO, Nev., Dec. 22 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has finalized an agreement with MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG), whereby IGT will receive an exclusive license for MGM MIRAGE's "Coinless Slot Machine System and Method" patent.
Toggle Summary IGT to Develop New Harley-Davidson® Gaming Machine
RENO, Nev., Dec. 21 -- IGT (NYSE: IGT) today announced a 5-year contract with Harley-Davidson Motor Company, which allows IGT to use the Harley-Davidson ® name and logos in the development of a new gaming machine. The licensing agreement also grants IGT use of the Harley-Davidson ® bar and shield
Toggle Summary IGT Board Names Tom Baker CEO
RENO, Nev., Dec. 6 -- G. Thomas Baker, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), was named Chief Executive Officer by the company's Board of Directors. IGT Chairman Charles Mathewson, who will remain as chairman, held the CEO title.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reaches a Billion Dollars in Yearly Revenue And Reports Record Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2000
RENO, Nev., Nov. 7 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced operating results for the quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2000. IGT attained record levels in total revenue, operating income, and earnings per diluted share for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2000.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2000 Conference Call on the Web
RENO, Nev., Nov. 2 -- In conjunction with International Game Technology's Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2000 earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) with G.
Toggle Summary IGT Takes Casino Industry on a Big Games Safari at World Gaming Congress & Expo®
RENO, Nev., Oct. 17 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is carving out new territory in gaming machine entertainment with a lineup of more than 60 new slot and video games, which will debut at the World Gaming Congress & Expo ® Oct. 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Toggle Summary IGT's EZ Pay(TM) Ticket System Gets Mississippi Approval
RENO, Nev., Oct. 16 -- IGT's (NYSE: IGT) new EZ Pay(TM) Ticket System has received written approval from the Mississippi Gaming Commission for installation in Mississippi casinos. EZ Pay combines ticket printers with traditional hopper pays to improve a gaming machine's cashout function for
Toggle Summary Jeopardy!® Video Slot is Latest IGT MegaJackpots Offering in Nevada
RENO, Nev., Oct. 13 -- A new version of a well-known entertainment theme joined IGT's (NYSE: IGT) MegaJackpots family of games this week with the initial startup of Jeopardy! ® Video. A total of 1,000 Jeopardy! ® Video machines are on order nationwide, with the first installations taking place at
Toggle Summary IGT Releases Preliminary Information On 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2000 Earnings
RENO, Nev., Oct. 10 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced preliminary information on its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2000. For the first time in IGT's history, total revenue for FY 2000 is expected to exceed $1 billion.
Toggle Summary Tom Baker Appointed to International Game Technology Board of Directors
RENO, Nev., Oct. 4 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the appointment of G. Thomas Baker, IGT's President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, to the Company's Board of Directors. "We are pleased that Tom has agreed to add the duties of board member to his
Toggle Summary IGT's EZ Pay(TM) Ticket System Approved By Nevada Gaming Control Board
RENO, Nev., Sept. 29 -- IGT's (NYSE: IGT) new EZ Pay(TM) Ticket System has successfully completed a field trial at the Fiesta Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and today received formal written approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board for installation throughout Nevada.
Toggle Summary First Nevada Jackpot on Addams Family Hits at Suncoast
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26 -- A Las Vegas woman became Nevada's first winner of a Addams Family MegaJackpot Monday evening at the recently opened Suncoast Casino. Asking to be identified only as Debbie R., the winner walked away with a check for $278,423 on the instant pay video slot game.
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune® Slots Spin Out Record Number of Winners
RENO, Nev., Sept. 26 -- From the Southwest's Native American casinos and the bright lights of Las Vegas to the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, IGT's Wheel of Fortune ® MegaJackpot slots kept on spinning out winners over the weekend. From Friday evening, Sept. 22, to Sunday night, Sept.
Toggle Summary IGT, WMS Industries Settle Patent and Antitrust Litigation
RENO, Nev., Sept. 19 -- IGT (NYSE: IGT) announced today that the company has entered into a combination of agreements with WMS Gaming Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (WMS), to cross license intellectual property held by both companies. Under the terms of the agreements, they may jointly
Toggle Summary Megabucks Pays $8.7 Million at Las Vegas Hilton
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 23 -- Megabucks has hit again -- this time at the Las Vegas Hilton. An Asian tourist who wishes to remain anonymous, won $8.7 million early this morning and walked away with a check for a quarter of a million dollars, the first of 25 annual installments.
Toggle Summary The Addams Family® Video Slots Debut in Four U.S. Gaming Jurisdictions
RENO, Nev., July 27 -- IGT's newest and much-anticipated MegaJackpot progressive video slot machine, The Addams Family ® , is now in casinos in Nevada, Mississippi, Louisiana and Atlantic City, NJ. Two hundred of the machines are currently installed, with 1,200 more ordered by casinos in those
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Record $0.51 Per Diluted Share For the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2000
RENO, Nev., July 20 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced results for its third quarter and nine months ended July 1, 2000. Net income for the current quarter totaled $37.6 million or $0.51 per diluted share on total revenues of $263.7 million.
Toggle Summary First MegaJackpot Hits in California
LAKESIDE, Calif., July 18 -- The first California MegaJackpot(TM) on the Native American Progressive Systems (NAPS) hit on Quartermania(TM) at 12:17 p.m. for $249,943.37. This award, at the Barona Casino, celebrates the introduction of wide area progressive games to the state, allowed by voter
Toggle Summary Mullarkey Resigns as Chief Financial Officer at IGT
RENO, Nev., July 5 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the resignation of Maureen T. Mullarkey, Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for the Company. She will leave IGT later this month to become Chief Financial Officer for Zoho(TM) Corporation
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune World Record Set at Mandalay Bay
LAS VEGAS, June 17 -- A Korean soap opera star set the world record for Wheel of Fortune dollar jackpots when she hit $9,487,583.74 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino at 2:30 am Saturday morning. The 52-year-old celebrity put only $6 into the machine when the bells started ringing.
Toggle Summary IGT Announces Its First Gaming Machine Shipments to California Casinos
RENO, Nev., June 8 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the initial shipments of gaming machines to several Native American casinos throughout California. The IGT machines include popular game themes like Wheel of Fortune ® , Little Green Men, Fortune Cookie and Leopard
Toggle Summary Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Form Association
LAS VEGAS, June 5 -- Ten gaming equipment manufacturers today announced the formation of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) to represent and promote the interests of its industry. The Association's stated purposes are to promote excellence in the manufacture of gaming devices
Toggle Summary Bob Bittman Appointed to International Game Technology Board of Directors
RENO, Nev., May 17 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has announced the appointment of Bob Bittman, IGT's Executive Vice President of Product Development, to the Company's Board of Directors. "We're delighted to add Bob Bittman as a board member," said IGT Chairman Chuck Mathewson.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Earnings of $0.33 Per Share for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2000
RENO, Nev., April 19 -- International Game Technology (NYSE "IGT") today announced results for the quarter and six months ended April 1, 2000. Net income for the current quarter totaled $24.8 million or $0.33 per diluted share on total revenues of $218.1 million.
Toggle Summary Megabucks Hits for the Third Time in Four Weeks
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 15 -- A Las Vegas man got a spectacular $7.8 million Valentine's Day present at the Bellagio Resort and Casino Monday night when Megabucks struck for the third time in less than a month. The 38-year old Las Vegas computer consultant, who has so far chosen to remain anonymous, was
Toggle Summary Second Megabucks Strike in as Many Weeks Hits at MGM Grand
LAS VEGAS, Feb 4 -- Just nine days after a record setting $35-million hit, Nevada Megabucks struck again Friday at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The jackpot of $7,671,788.53 was the 50th since Megabucks began 13 years ago. While the winner opted to remain anonymous, Ed Rogich, vice
Toggle Summary Winner of World's Largest Slot Jackpot Speaks at the Desert Inn Resort
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27 -- Cynthia Jay was smiling from ear to ear as she walked in the news conference at The Desert Inn Resort in Las Vegas on Thursday -- and well she should. The night before, Jay, 37, had won the world's largest slot machine jackpot that fell just shy of $35 million.
Toggle Summary World's Biggest Slot Jackpot Won in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27 -- A local Las Vegas woman has won the world's largest slot machine jackpot at the Desert Resort. The Nevada Megabucks jackpot of $34,955,489.56 hit shortly before 10 p.m. on Wednesday evening. The winner, who so far has chosen to remain anonymous, received her first installment
Toggle Summary Former Governor Bob Miller Appointed to International Game Technology Board of Directors
RENO, Nev., Jan. 20 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the appointment of former Nevada Governor Bob Miller to its Board of Directors. Miller replaces Claudine Williams, who retired from the IGT board on January 14 after 10 years of service.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Earnings for the First Quarter Of Fiscal 2000
RENO, Nev., Jan. 20 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2000. Net income for the quarter totaled $42.4 million or $0.49 per diluted share, including a legal settlement of $27.0 million ($17.3 million, net of tax) received
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Final Results of the Company's $21 Cash Tender Offer
RENO, Nev., Jan. 14 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced the final results of the Company's tender offer to purchase 11,000,000 shares at $21 per share, which expired Friday, January 7, 2000 at 12:00 midnight, New York City time. A total of 24,553,213 shares of the Company's
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces Preliminary Results of the Company's $21 Cash Tender Offer
RENO, Nev., Jan. 10 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced the preliminary results of the Company's tender offer to purchase 11,000,000 shares at $21 per share, which expired Friday, January 7, 2000 at 12:00 midnight, New York City time.
Toggle Summary New World-Record Jackpot Waiting to Be Won on Megabucks
RENO, Nev., Jan. 3 -- The year 2000 will be notable for, among other things, producing the biggest slot jackpot of all time. The Nevada Megabucks jackpot has eclipsed its own world record amount of $27.5 million, and it's still climbing. The previous world-record amount of $27,580,879, won Nov.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology and WMS Gaming, Inc. Settle Two Related Patent Lawsuits
RENO, Nev., Dec. 9 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and WMS Gaming, Inc. (NYSE: WMS) have settled two related patent lawsuits, the first of which was originally filed in the Federal District Court on May 17, 1994. The lawsuits related to IGT's claim that WMS infringed upon the Telnaes
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Commences $21 Per Share Cash Tender Offer For Up to 11 Million Shares
RENO, Nev., Dec. 9 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) commenced today its tender offer for up to 11 million shares of IGT common stock at $21 per share, representing approximately 13% of the Company's outstanding shares. The offer will expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Announces $21 Per Share Cash Tender Offer for up to 11 Million Shares
RENO, Nev., Dec. 6 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to purchase under the tender offer up to 11 million shares of IGT common stock at $21 per share, representing approximately 13% of the outstanding shares.
Toggle Summary International Game Technology Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 1999 Results
RENO, Nev., Nov. 11 -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 1999. IGT recorded certain one-time charges discussed below during the fourth quarter of fiscal 1999 that resulted in a net loss of $40.5
Toggle Summary Wheel of Fortune Hits Seven Times in One Week
LAS VEGAS, June 30 -- Wheel of Fortune, a MegaJackpot based on the world's most popular game show, generated a lot of excitement across the country last week as it hit seven times totaling more than $8,992,629 in MegaJackpot payouts. The first jackpot was hit at the Excalibur Hotel-Casino on June