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IGT Expands Western Canada Lottery Footprint

IGT Expands Western Canada Lottery Footprint

International Game Technology PLC announced that it signed a contract with the Western Canada Lottery Corp. (WCLC) to provide 700 Crystal-Dual 27 video lottery terminals (VLTs). This marks the third time in five years that IGT has been awarded a significant VLT contract by WCLC following competitive procurements.

As part of the agreement, IGT will launch The Price is Right VLT content for the first time in the Canadian market. Inspired by North America’s highest-rated daytime television game show, The Price is Right is among the top player-favorite brands in IGT’s game library. In addition, IGT will introduce a market-attuned content bundle so players can select which game they want to play from a variety of titles available.

The CrystalDual 27 VLT features two displays delivering high-definition graphics. The cabinet has a first-class audio package, ergonomic design, enhanced player interface and a mobile device charging port.

In addition, the cabinets incorporate the Game to System (G2S) communication protocol, which enables new, advanced features for WCLC such as software download, remote configuration and software verification, and an embedded player user interface that delivers an interactive experience. These new VLTs will be connected by IGT’s Intelligen central system, operated by WCLC for machine accounting, event tracking, and system security.