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G2E – IGT to present Wheel of Fortune in 3D

By - 22 September 2015

A marquee product on IGT’s G2E booth will pair the most successful slot theme of all time with the most unique video slots technology of the last several years to form the ultimate Winning Combination – Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond 3D.

Housed on the AXXIS 3D/39 cabinet and featuring IGT’s award-winning TRUE 3D technology, this must-see title boasts glasses-free 3D gaming entertainment, the classic Double Diamond symbol set and the timeless “WHEEL – OF- FORTUNE!” celebration that players around the world have grown to love. The Company will also feature Return of the Sphinx 3D, a new iteration of the long-tenured original spinning reel hit game, Return of the Sphinx. Additional titles to look for in IGT’s expanded TRUE 3D portfolio include Reef of Riches 3D, Grit, Guns & Gold 3D and PLANTS vs ZOMBIES 3D Ancient Egypt.

IGT will further expand its legendary Wheel of Fortune portfolio by introducing several new themes to the famed game family. An anticipated title is Wheel of Fortune Gold Spins Double Diamond. Based on one of the most famous slot themes of all time, Double Diamond, and housed on the new CrystalWheel Stepper hardware, this game is a must-see. Wheel of Fortune New Orleans is another much-anticipated video slot title that invites players to enjoy Mardi Gras-inspired game play and vie for the game’s five progressive jackpots.

IGT will continue the Company’s tradition of bringing pop culture’s most touted licensed brands to the G2E trade show floor.

This year, IGT partnered with the number one brand in entertainment news to create TMZ Video Slots. This interactive theme will introduce never-before-seen gaming technology, putting players in the middle of one of TV’s most famous newsrooms and on tour to several hot Hollywood celebrity hangouts. IGT will also introduce a new spin to one of Netflix’s most watched series, with House of Cards Power and Money Video Slots and House of Cards Welcome to Washington Video Slots. Other new exciting licensed themes from IGT include two Orange is the New Black video slot themes, The Ellen DeGeneres Show Have a Little Fun Today video slots game, additions to the Jurassic Park video slots family and a fourth game to the James Cameron’s Avatar video slots series, James Cameron’s Avatar The Sacred Bond video slots.

Following the S3000 cabinet’s exceptional first year in the field, IGT is ready take the hardware’s entertainment possibilities even further. IGT will introduce Spin-Ferno, a turnkey tournament solution that is fueled by IGT’s Tournament Manager 5.0 and enables operators to efficiently host multi-site slot tournaments on banks of S3000 cabinets. The initial list of S3000 titles compatible with Spin-Ferno include Hotsy Totsy, Red Hot Diamonds, Fire Bells and Red Hot Lil’ Devil – all themes that casino patrons can also enjoy in coin-in mode outside of the tournament environment. G2E attendees can look forward to the introduction of even more exciting content for the S3000 cabinet with the five-level progressive, Mucho Dinero, the new Hot Hits Series that incorporates “Hot Hit” symbols as triggers for winning any of the game’s nine-level progressives and 3 Play/Wild Respin, an innovative game concept that allows players to spin virtual wheels in the game’s top box.

IGT’s emphasis on meaningful innovation shines through the Company’s for-sale video slot portfolio. Never-before-seen play mechanics, unique reel configurations, new math, and compelling themes are just a few characteristics that make IGT’s new video slot games stand apart. IGT will introduce an array of games for the CrystalDual cabinet, the globally relevant hardware solution that continues to perform well since its February launch. New titles for the CrystalDual cabinet include:, Da Vinci Diamonds DualPlay, inspired by IGT’s highly successful Interactive title by the same name, the Mammoth Reels game series, which lives up to its name and gives players 200 paylines of action on a 4 x 4 and a 12 x 4 matrix and Gold in Motion, an engaging game that allows players to place a side wager to create gold symbols that can trigger a variety of bonuses in both the base and bonus games. IGT will also add Bubble Craze to the Company’s for-sale product line up. Bubble Craze boasts a unique look, featuring colorful bubbles to make up the game’s 19 independent “reels.”

IGT will debut SyncSation, a unique tool that enables operators to deploy choreographed light and sounds shows across multiple cabinets including the S3000, CrystalCore and CrystalDual hardware. With the addition of SyncSation operators can create attention-grabbing light and sound spectacles on their casino floors, ranging from mild to sensational.

Video poker remains a cornerstone of IGT’s success and at G2E the Company will extend its video poker leadership even further with the introduction of Ultimate X Poker Tournament Game. Fueled by Tournament Manager 4.0, Ultimate X Poker Tournament Game enables operators to host spirited tournament games on the most successful video poker title of the last decade. Spin-Ferno will be complimented by Ultimate X Poker Tournament Game in IGT’s dedicated in-booth tournament arena, where the Company will lead dynamic demonstrations of products under IGT’s premium tournament technology line, TournXtreme.

Class II games, public gaming video lottery terminals, and live and Electronic Table Games (ETGs) from LT Game (a subsidiary of Paradise Entertainment) will also all have dedicated areas in IGT’s booth.
IGT will showcase its Interactive HTML5 leadership with a diverse content portfolio that can meet a gaming operator’s needs for desktop and mobile gaming. In addition to the new online Poker, Casino, Sports Betting and Bingo platforms the Company will demonstrate OnPremise, an integrated mobile technology solution that modernizes gaming experiences and enables players to wager via a single mobile app anytime within set boundaries at a Casino or Lottery retailer. IGT will also spotlight the Company’s Play-for-Fun solution that allows casinos to build local player affinity, monetize them with virtual currency and position for the expansion of the Real Money Gaming segment. Following a wildly popular launch with the Company’s customers in Europe, IGT will spotlight two Interactive MegaJackpots titles at G2E: MegaJackpots Cleopatra and MegaJackpots Siberian Storm. These multi-game, multi-channel progressives link play on desktop and mobile devices to a single progressive jackpot.

Rounding out the Company’s compelling G2E presentation, IGT will demonstrate its state-of-the art systems solutions and applications that enable casinos to operate efficiently, drive ROI and offer personalized player experiences. IGT will emphasize its new HTML5 support capabilities and several of the Company’s systems solutions including Floor Manager and Service Window. IGT will spotlight the Company’s Advantage systems and its ability to integrate with IGT’s DoubleDown Casino to drive reach, player retention and revenue. Other standout systems solutions from IGT include mobile solutions such as Mobile Host and Mobile Responder, and a suite of Intelligent Bonuses including Point Pursuit™ and Intelligent Rewards.

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