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IGT Releases Second 'Avatar' Slot; Signs Latvia Deal

IGT Releases Second 'Avatar' Slot; Signs Latvia Deal

IGT last month announced two developments in different parts of the world.

The second game in IGT’s James Cameron’s Avatar Video Slots series, James Cameron’s Avatar Treasures of Pandora, is now live in several Florida casinos and will continue to roll out on casino floors around the world.

Based on Avatar, the highest-grossing movie of all time, Treasures of Pandora puts slot players in the middle of their favorite movie moments. Engaging bonuses allow for players to explore the luminescent forests of Pandora, pick their own Banshees and experience the “Merge Bonus,” where the two base games merge, creating an unprecedented 7,776 ways to win on each spin.

The release of the game also marks the debut of IGT’s CrystalCore cabinet. Featuring a 42-inch vertical LED touch-screen display, a 10-inch dynamic player panel and “Super Button,” the new hardware complements the game series, which has won several industry awards.

In Latvia, the company announced that it has signed an agreement with operator DLV to install IGT systems in 50 slot halls over the next two years, connecting approximately 1,000 machines in locations throughout the country.

With first installations scheduled this month, DLV plans to leverage IGT Casinolink, Medialink and EZ Pay systems to maximize efficiency and player engagement through improved accounting with jackpot and player management technologies. The agreement also marks the introduction of the IGT Xtra Credit systems module to the European market, enabling easy deployment of promotional awards while increasing play time.

 

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