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IGT Introduces Wheel of Fortune® Electronic Bingo to the Charitable Gaming Market in Ontario

February 26, 2022 | Vendor News

Company brings premium-branded content to Charitable Gaming for the first time in Ontario

LONDON, U.K. (February 18, 2022) — IGT announced today that its top-performing Wheel of Fortune®-branded games are now entertaining players in Ontario as a premium electronic bingo game. Wheel of Fortune® Double 3X4X5X Pay Bingo and Wheel of Fortune® Five Times Pay® Bingo are available to the 37 charitable gaming centres in Ontario that are approved for electronic bingo. IGT is signing agreements with individual operators.

The new Wheel of Fortune electronic bingo content leverages iconic attributes of the Wheel of Fortune TV game show—its spinning wheel sounds, vibrant colors, and memorable cues—and incorporates them into electronic bingo games.

“The introduction of IGT’s premium-branded Wheel of Fortune titles as electronic cabinet bingo games have the opportunity to engage new and existing players in Ontario’s charitable gaming market,” said David Fraser, Senior Director, Charitable Gaming, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. “These exciting additions will elevate game play and create additional product choice for our service providers which all contribute to strengthening Charitable Gaming and raising money for local charities.”

“IGT is committed to enhancing the player experience for Ontario’s charitable gaming market, through the addition of Wheel of Fortune-branded electronic bingo games,” said David Flinn, IGT Regional Vice President, Canada, South and Central America. “IGT will continue developing new products with innovative technology, and contemporary play styles to support the important work of charitable bingo halls throughout Ontario.”

IGT has been a dedicated partner to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in all facets of gaming growth for over two decades and has been supplying electronic bingo games in the market since 2018.

IGT licenses the Wheel of Fortune brand from Sony Pictures Television, the makers of the Wheel of Fortune TV game show and has created more than 250 versions of Wheel of Fortune branded games since 1996. The widely recognized wheel design immediately resonates with players on the charitable bingo hall floor, and players are also innately familiar with the iconic “WHEEL. OF. FORTUNE!” chant.

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About IGT

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivalled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. 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 11,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

SOURCE: International Game Technology PLC (IGT).

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