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IGT named Technology Company of the Year

TAGs: Chris Satchell, IGT, Las Vegas, Technology Business Alliance

IGT logoLAS VEGAS, Oct. 22 — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the major games that players love and the network systems that improve the player experience, was named “Technology Company of the Year” at the annual TechNevada Honors event on Wednesday, Oct. 20. The TechNevada Honors awards are presented by the Technology Business Alliance of Nevada (TBAN) located in Las Vegas.

“IGT is truly honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Chris Satchell, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Research and Development for IGT. “IGT isrecognized as the technology pioneer in the gaming industry and, thanks to our talented technology, engineering and content teams, we continue to lead innovation and technology advancements for the industry.”

Based in Nevada with almost 30 years in the gaming business, IGT continues to be the technology pioneer in the gaming industry. IGT’s leadership in product development has helped to shape today’s gaming industry, and will further advance products and games for the future. One of the hallmarks of IGT’s success is that the Company consistently drives industry innovations in systems and games, with award winning technologies like our Multi-Level Display (MLD®), AVP® DynamiX(TM) and sbX® server based gaming system.

TBAN’s mission is to proactively foster the growth of technology in Nevada. TechNevada Honors is the premier event and opportunity for TBAN to acknowledge the individuals and companies who put forth extraordinary efforts to support or expand technology in Nevada.

About IGT

International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products worldwide. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com.

SOURCE IGT

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CONTACT: Jaclyn March of IGT Public Relations, +1-775-448-8377, Jaclyn.March@IGT.com

Web Site: http://www.IGT.com

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