International Game Technology PLC showcased its industry-leading portfolio of games, cabinets and systems solutions at the Southern Gaming Summit in Biloxi, Miss. from May 3 to 5. 
 
“Our product portfolio for the Southern Gaming Summit features innovative, in-demand products, such as Wheel of Fortune 3D and the CrystalSlant cabinet that enable our casino, river boat and cruise customers in the region to modernize their casino floors and enhance player excitement,” said Nick Khin, IGT senior vice president of sales, North America gaming & interactive. “The universal appeal of the Wheel of Fortune brand and the compact design of the CrystalSlant cabinet make both products highly versatile and relevant to our diverse range of customers throughout the South.”
 
IGT displayed the following products in booth #704:
 
TRUE 3D Reels Technology
IGT demonstrated its compelling TRUE 3D technology with Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond 3D. Developed with a 3-reel, 5-payline configuration, this unique game theme is set on the Company’s AXXIS 3D cabinet and delivers a unique glasses-free 3D gaming experience that offers exciting free games, a wheel bonus and multi-level progressives.
 
Premium Product Offerings
Bringing some of pop culture’s hottest brands to gameplay, IGT  showcased thrilling licensed slot titles on the CrystalCore cabinet. Attendees could empower their slot experience with House of Cards Power and Money Video Slots and House of Cards Welcome to Washington Video Slots, which displays authentic audio and video clips from the hit series. IGT brought the number one brand in entertainment news to the trade show floor with TMZ Video Slots.   Attendees enjoyed the game’s “selfie” capabilities with a camera-based “photo-booth” technology that integrates a player’s image on the top screen during base game and bonus round play. 
 
Highlighting the company’s legendary Wheel of Fortune slots portfolio, IGT featuree Wheel of Fortune Gold Spins Double Diamond. The unique game theme is set on the company’s CrystalWheel Stepper cabinet, which combines the mechanical reels of IGT’s S3000 cabinet with the compelling video display of the CrystalCore cabinet. IGT transported players to the Big Easy with the Wheel of Fortune New Orleans slot title, which is set on the CrystalWheel Video cabinet and offers Mardi Gras festive-themed jackpots. 
 
Core Innovations 
IGT spotlighted one of its latest hardware solutions, the CrystalSlant cabinet at the trade show. The gaming machine incorporates unique design elements from IGT’s CrystalDual and CrystalCore cabinets. The company displayed a variety of leading game titles on the 27-inch top box cabinet including 99 Riches, Valley of Gold, Age of Aurora, Stinkin Rich, and Lucky Larry Lobstermania 3 titles. 
 
In addition, the company featured Sizzling 7 and Hot Hit Rainbow Riches game themes on IGT’s successful spinning-reel hardware solution, the S3000 cabinet. 
 
Unique Portfolio of Systems Solutions:
The company showcased its iReserve solution, which enables casino attendants to reserve players’ slot machines and provides VIP players with exclusive play on a preferred machine.  IGT demonstrated its enhanced mobile solutions with Mobile Host 3.0, which enables casino staff to cater to player needs in real time; and Mobile Responder 2.0, which reduces service downtime by prioritizing events and notifying staff of needed repairs. IGT also displayed Service Window and Floor Manager applications, and a suite of features including bonusing and patron management applications on the IGT Advantage 9.4 enhanced casino management solution.
 
A Winning Hand of Video Poker Themes: 
IGT continues to enrich its video poker legacy with Powerhouse Poker which enables players to enjoy top box interaction, and offers up to nine additional hands to elevate gameplay. Building on the momentum of the company’s leading Game King titles, IGT featured Game King 8.3. The multigame title offers an enhanced library of single-hand poker themes with 45 poker games, six video slot themes, 20 keno themes, and two blackjack options.