IGT honoured with Operational Excellence Award; Paddy Power Poker launch satellite promo; Sporting Index reveal spread betting app

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IGT Paddypowerpoker Sporting IndexInternational Game Technology (IGT) has announced it was honoured with the Operational Excellence Award as part of the 2012 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Awards program with the Manufacturing Executive organisation.

In case you didn’t know, the ML 100 Awards honour top manufacturing organisations worldwide for their achievements in transformational business projects and innovation.

IGT vice president of manufacturing operations, Matthew LaBranch, said: “This award is a testament to what a true team effort can deliver. The integration of hard work and dedication by IGT’s Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain teams has allowed IGT to be more flexible and responsive to our global customers’ needs.”

IGT will be honored on May 2, 2012 during the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Fla. IGT also revealed in a press release today that it is in the running for the Manufacturing Executive organisation’s High Achiever Award, the 2012 Manufacturer of the Year Award and the 2012 Project of the Year Award. You go, guys!


To kick off Cheltenham 2012, today announced details of yet another promotion called Irish Open Cheltenham Freeroll Satellite, meaning the poker room will host a free to enter satellite with an Irish Open 2012 seat worth €3,500 up for sitting on.

Communications Manager for said: “Cheltenham is a crazy and special time in Paddy Towers, and we wanted to share the fun with all of you. Before the first white flag is raised at the biggest racing event of the year, join us on on Monday 12th March for our newly launched Irish Open Cheltenham Freeroll Satellite!”


Sporting Index today told the world about its new mobile spread betting platform, developed in-house by the Group’s London-based software engineering team.

In a press release the company said the new HTML5 web application delivers an enhanced mobile experience to Sporting Index’s sports spread betting customers. Its key features include faster live prices, intuitive navigation and improved layout, enabling quicker access to bet placement.

The app is optimised for multiple devices, with specific versions for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices.

Head of Channel Development at Sporting Index, David Turcan, said: “Mobile is changing consumer expectations and we’re committed to delivering an unrivalled spread betting experience for our clients on every platform. Our dynamic new mobile app provides operating system and handset compatibility that allows us to use the same code to support multiple device configurations. It provides the foundations for some exciting future developments we are planning for mobile.”


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