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Winning Big

Product: MegaJackpots Center Stage Series, Manufacturer: International Game Technology

Winning Big

Product: MegaJackpots Center Stage Series
Manufacturer: International Game Technology

Slot manufacturer International Game Technology, which has been developing many new server-based applications for its games, has launched a MegaJackpots series that features completely downloadable content and includes giant displays for community-style play.

The MegaJackpots Center Stage Series offers unlimited content options from IGT’s game library. Complete game themes can be changed without new cabinets or hardware-including the huge overhead displays as well as all machines on a bank.

The operator installs the package once, and will be offered ongoing changes to the game content. “This new platform will become a destination for players on your floor, showing the latest and greatest,” the company said in a statement.

The MegaJackpots Center Stage Series comes in two options: the MJ 103 Series and the MJ 70 Series. The MJ 103 Series features a giant overhead 103-inch monitor with sharp graphics. The overhead monitor is flanked by two top-of-the-line 40-inch LCD monitors. Five individual player stations front the game, each with its own IGT Mega FX “Surround Chair” to enhance the player’s experience.

The MJ 70 Series features a 70-inch overhead monitor and two 32-inch side portrait displays. With four individual player stations, each with the IGT Surround Chair enhancement, this version offers a smaller footprint for more placement options on the floor.

Operators simply download the game content to switch themes. All monitors, LCD screens, digital signage and lights will instantly change to match the new game. This will help to limit down time on the floor between changes and offers the ability to refresh the floor seamlessly.

The first game to debut on the MegaJackpots Center Stage Series is “Wheel of Fortune Experience REELdepth.” (See page 52.) Right behind will be “Wheel of Fortune Triple Spin” video slots and “American Idol” video slots.

For more information about MegaJackpots Center Stage Series, visit www.igt.com.