Editors Review about IGT
By Author – Pokies Casinos
IGT is a world leading gaming company with a strong presence in New Zealand and New Zealand. A very well known name in casino gaming, IGT has been entertaining and rewarding players for a very long time. IGT stands for ‘International Game Technology ‘specializing in design, development and production of pokie machines, casino games and gaming software for online and mobile platforms.
IGT is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “IGT.”
The holding company headquarters are in the United Kingdom, with branches in Rome,
Las Vegas, Nevada and Providence, Rhode Island.
The mission and focus of IGT is to be the global innovation leader in the gaming industry. They want to enhance and build on their capabilities, deliver content, technology, and expertise that is in demand. They also aim to grow leadership in the lottery and gaming space, and become leaders in the interactive space to define the future of gaming.
IGT’s strengths include the design of a large range of innovative games covering all denominations and high performing link and multi-game packages. IGT New Zealand’s Head Office is located in Sydney with sales and distribution offices throughout New Zealand.
In 2016 IGT won “Best User Experience in Mobile” at the International Gaming Awards.
In 2004 IGT was appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development, version 1.3 for IGT’s Global Technology Lotteries Support organization. Level 3 is a highly coveted rating due to its rigorous assessment of a vendor’s software and systems engineering, program management, and organizational process management capabilities. IGT’s knowledge of the marketplace, manufacturing capabilities and business partnering program ensures a wide choice of the latest, innovative products and systems
History of IGT:
International Game Technology or IGT have been supplying casino games worldwide since the 1950’s and became a publicly traded company in 1981. IGT was the first provider to offer a video poker machine!
IGT acquired Electronic Data Technologies in 1984, and was one of the first gaming technology providers to help pioneer computerized player tracking and later the ‘frequent-player rewards programs. Over the years IGT remained on the cutting edge of innovation and development, they also introduced the electronic bill acceptors and EZ Pay systems that are installed on most pokie machines today.
In 2005, IGT acquired the popular online casino software provider Wagerworks, which made them the only online software provider with ties to land based gambling. This allowed for the company to bring the popular land based casino game titles into the online gaming industry.
IGT has many successes and such a long list of achievements that it would be impossible to mention all of them here. It should be mentioned that in 2003 IGT made it to the Fortune’s “100 Fastest-Growing Companies“list. Since then, IGT has been incredibly innovative, presenting the first multi-level progressive MegaJackpots product in 2005. Following that in 2006 they unveiled the MultiPLAY system focusing on roulette and baccarat. MultiPlay allows players to play their favourite games up to four times (simultaneously) on the very same video pokie machine. 3D technology was also introduced. Then 2008 brought IGT Interactive’s acquisition of the mobile gambling company, Million-2-1. In 2011, IGT Interactive acquired the Swedish company, Entraction AB – providing access to a poker and sports betting network. In 2012 they acquired Double Down, a Face book company with headquarters in Seattle.
About IGT Pokies:
IGT offers an extensive library of casino games with a variety of themes and game play. The Crystal series delivers a sparkling performances and a new age of premium gaming. IGT Interactive games are available in over 20 languages and over 30 currencies.
The successful link games and multi-game packages provide great player enjoyment. One of the unique features about IGT games is that players get the choice to adjust the quality of the graphics in to compensate for their internet speeds ensuring smooth game play.
The most popular premium pokie titles include Cleopatra, Wild Wolf, Monopoly and Wheel of Fortune. Pokies such as Double Diamond and Triple Sevens are exceptionally popular.
IGT’s games include all of the standard casinos games you’d expect to find at an online casino such as blackjack, baccarat, craps, roulette, keno, and poker. IGT also developed a wide range of video poker games such as Bonus Poker Deluxe, Deuces Wild, Jacks or Better and Joker Poker. According to some sources IGT was the original creator video poker machines. IGT Interactive is partnered with companies such as Action Gaming, Freemantle Media and Sony Pictures to offer branded pokie games based on popular movies, games, and TV shows
IGT Progressive Jackpot Pokies:
Megabucks was launched in 2014 together with IGT’s partner Maxgaming which is New Zealand’s largest state-wide linked jackpot starting from a massive $250k!
MegaJackpots – win the jackpot by landing 5 MegaJackpots symbols on the middle payline of a participating game and wager the maximum bet. Megabucks is an IGT product known for a specific network of pokie games. This is the most famous large area progressive in the world. Megabucks jackpot starts at $10 million and keeps growing, it’s been known to reach up to $39 million before being hit! Like most lottery jackpots, the winners of a Megabucks jackpot can choose to receive a lifetime annuity or cash payout.
IGT Suite of Progressive Pokies:
Network Mega Jackpots Progressive Pokie Games:
Mega Jackpots Monopoly
Mega Jackpots Cluedo
Mega Jackpots Cleopatra
Isle of Plenty
Local Megabucks Progressive Jackpot Pokie Games
IGT was one of the first companies to introduce their own mobile games, long before the age of iPhones and iPads! The games can be enjoyed on all of the latest Smartphone’s and Tablets. The games offer mobile bonuses and are secure to play.
The selection of games is getting bigger on an almost a monthly basis so the top games will be available on mobiles soon. IGT provide modern mobile games, even some brand name pokies. Some of the pokies include Cats, Crown of Egypt, Da Vinci Diamonds, Family Guy, Treasures of Troy, Pixies of the Forest and Monopoly Dream Life, Siberian Storm