Slingo Inc., the creators of the online combination of Bingo and Slots, announced the installation of the Slingo Classic Bonus progressive game in the New York Video Lottery Terminal market with plans to expand to additional lottery markets in 2009.  

Slingo Classic Bonus is a 5-reel, 20-line nickel game with a bonus round that plays like the Classic Slingo game on  Loyal Slingo followers are sure to connect to the Slingo brand with many familiar icons on the reels, including wild Slingo Jokers.  In addition, the games have a scatter pay function that is triggered when three "Slingo Scatter Symbols" appear anywhere on the reels; the symbols don't have to be on pay lines to win.  

The new Slingo Classic Bonus game features a statewide progressive jackpot that starts at $20,000.  Every Slingo Classic Bonus game throughout the state is linked to the top progressive jackpot with a chance to win.  There are also three local progressive jackpots that link Slingo games at each individual gaming facility.  The combination of four progressive jackpots means more jackpot wins and more excitement for players!  

"We, at Slingo, are very excited to bring Slingo Classic Bonus games to New York's Video Lottery market.  For years, Slingo has been extremely popular in many other gaming markets and we are happy to see that New York customers now have an opportunity to play this great new version of Slingo slot machines," said Dave Lyons, VP of Casino Division, Slingo Inc.  

"As of November 7th, Slingo fans are able to play Slingo Classic Bonus games at Saratoga Gaming & Raceway, Finger Lakes Gaming & Raceway, Buffalo Fairgrounds Gaming & Raceway, Tioga Downs Racino and Monticello Gaming & Raceway," said Steve Ranere, Director of Gaming Operations for New York and Rhode Island, SPIELO, a GTECH Company.  "Plus, many of these properties have planned Slingo promotional events and offers.  Check with your local track for more information."