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IGT SPHINX 3D Game Wins "Best of Show" at Southern Gaming Summit

LONDON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE:IGT) emerged from the 2015 Southern Gaming Summit in Biloxi, Miss. a winner, after the Company's SPHINX 3D™ game was named "Best of Show" in the tradeshow's annual Best of Show Slot Award Competition. 

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all regulated segments and channels, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of prime content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately $6 billion in revenues and more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com/merger.

The winning slot machine was determined by Southern Gaming Summit attendees who cast their votes for the slot machine that boasted the best overall appearance, entertainment value, bonus rounds and a series of other attributes.

"It's an honor to have IGT's SPHINX 3D game recognized as 'Best of Show' at the Southern Gaming Summit. The SPHINX 3D game continues to perform exceptionally well in markets around the world," said Victor Duarte, IGT Global Chief Product Officer. "Both operators and players alike are impressed with the game's compelling True3D™ technology and extraordinary entertainment value."

This accolade joins the SPHINX 3D game's roster of other honors, including first place in Casino Enterprise Management Magazine's 2014 Slot Floor Technology Awards; a platinum award for the most innovative product of 2013 in Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards; and first place in the Best Slot Product category for Global Gaming Business Magazine's 12th annual Gaming & Technology Awards.

The SPHINX 3D game is part of IGT's award-winning TRUE 3D product line that offers slot players from around the world rich, glasses-free 3D gaming experiences. The SPHINX 3D video slot features an integrated eye-tracking system that detects player position and relays it to an internal 3D engine. The image is processed and displayed so that the ideal 3D picture self-matches the player's precise line of sight, allowing freedom of movement in all directions – all without the need for special glasses.

For more information, visit the IGT or GTECH website, go to Facebook at facebook.com/IGT, and follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/IGTnews or watch IGT videos on YouTube, youtube.com/igt. Play IGT's DoubleDown Casino® app on Facebook or at doubledowncasino.com.

About IGT
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT generated approximately $6 billion in revenues in 2014 and has more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.merger.igt.com.

Contact:
Michelle Schenk, IGT Corporate Communications, +1 (702) 669 - 8177

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