IGT Partners with Atlantic Lottery to Upgrade VLT Network
LAS VEGAS, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today the Company has signed an agreement with Atlantic Lottery, a public corporation owned by the governments of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador, to provide 1,612 video lottery terminals for the replacement of obsolete units.
IGT is a proud longtime partner of Atlantic Lottery, providing VLTs for their program since its start in 1990. The contract between IGT and Atlantic Lottery will continue to strengthen their video lottery network by providing world-class gaming to patrons.
“Through our combined efforts with Atlantic Lottery, IGT looks forward to bringing exceptional products to the VLT market,” said Eric Tom, IGT vice president North American Sales. “We are excited to extend our partnership with Atlantic Lottery as we continue to deliver the industry’s leading game library.”
The platform being provided is IGT’s GL20 lottery terminal. Designed specifically for the video lottery industry, the GL20 complies with industry standard Gaming Association specifications and G2S protocols.
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About Atlantic Lottery
Atlantic Lottery is the regulated provider of gaming in Atlantic Canada and is owned jointly by the four Atlantic provincial governments: New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. Since 1976, it has returned $6.6 billion in profits to the region – including $389 million last year alone – to help fund essential public services. In addition, Atlantic Lottery’s presence in the region helped create 9,000 direct and indirect jobs in 2011.
To learn more about Atlantic Lottery, visit www.askaway.ca.