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IGT Launches Cloud Solution in U.K.

Leading slot manufacturer International Game Technology announced the launch of the IGT Cloud program at the Gala Leo Casino in Liverpool, England. The IGT Cloud is the company’s new server-based slot system that gives operators access to the manufacturer’s entire game library to be downloaded over the internet from a remote server.

“As we go live, we are looking forward to utilizing IGT Cloud to optimize floor-wide yields to help us as we manage the casino of the future,” said Rosanna Evans, head of electronic gaming for Gala Casinos. “We are excited to partner with IGT to implement the cloud program, and are thrilled in the prospect of being able to make an impact in player experience with this innovative solution.”

Part of the services available in the IGT Cloud is sbX Floor Manager, which allows operators to deploy updated games to all machines on the floor, as well as customization at the touch of a button.

Gala Leo also has implemented sbX Analytics, enabling for detailed game performance analysis through instantly generated reports; and Ad Manager, which allows casinos to push digital marketing content to the EGM top-box from the cloud allowing them to connect directly with their patrons.

Gala Leo was one of the first IGT Cloud program partners, and the casino is the first to go live with the technology.