(HOOFDDORP, Netherlands – Oct. 27, 2011) — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Hit Group, the largest casino operator in Slovenia, to add an additional 38 IGT Premium Products and 96 of its AVP® machines at several casino facilities owned and operated by the Hit Group.
“IGT is excited to continue our partnership with the Hit Group with the installation of our industry leading casino games and products,” said Sabby Gill, regional vice president of EMEA. “This agreement further strengthens our relationship with the Hit Group and brings more of our award-winning Premium Products to players throughout this region.”
With this new installation, the total number of Premium Products in the Hit casino properties will increase to 114 games. New Premium Products titles, also known as MegaJackpots® games, include the award-winning Sex And The City™ MLP, the thrilling new Dirty Dancing® Video Slots and player-favorites Diamond Vault® and Red Hot Fusion®.
Based on the proven performance of IGT’s AVP® products, Hit is installing 96 additional machines, increasing the total number of AVP® machines installed at Hit casino properties to 440. AVP® technology allows operators the ability to download games, operating systems and peripheral software, as well as the power to run the complex content for games that include expanded bonus and play options as well as game animation. Hit operated properties will also launch the first IGT Universal Slant cabinet featuring IGT’s Multi-Layer Display™ (MLD®) cabinet in the region.
“Hit is delighted to continue our partnership with IGT which will allow us to deliver the newest and most popular casino games to our players and enable us to increase player loyalty and player experiences by giving our guests more entertaining ways to win,” said Drago Podobnik, PhD, President of the Hit Management Board.
About Hit Group The Hit Group ranks among the largest and the most innovative gaming and tourism operators in Europe. In operation for more than 26 years, Hit has developed into a recognizable and reputable company, completely focused on creating a wide range of fun and leisure experiences for its guests and customers.
Today the Hit Group is composed of the parent company Hit, established in Nova Gorica, and nine subsidiary companies, five of which are located in Slovenia, while the other four operate in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. Hit Group companies run more than 4,028 gaming machines and 220 gaming tables in their 11 casino facilities. For more information, please visit www.hit.si
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