IGT Expands Growth Opportunities at G2E Asia with Exclusive Matsui Korean Distribution Agreement

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LAS VEGAS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the commitment to expand its presence globally, IGT (IGT) is proud to announce its partnership with Matsui Gaming Machine LTD, as part of The Company's successful presence at G2E Asia.

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International Game Technology is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to more than 6 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at IGT.com.

Matsui, which has a long and successful business record across Asia, was chosen by IGT as the exclusive distributor for Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs).

"We are focused on long-term growth in Asia, and the partnership with Matsui is an incredible opportunity for us to grow our brand and show our strength in this emerging marketplace," said Sabby Gill, IGT Senior VP of International Sales. "Matsui demands the best-in-class games for its loyal customer base, and we are honored that they recognized the value of IGT to meet the needs of players in Korea."

With head offices in Tokyo and operations and manufacturing facilities in Seoul, Matsui is a prime choice for IGT to bring a wave of blue innovation into the top gaming regions in Asia.

"We are delighted to be the exclusive distributor for IGT games in Korea," said Takashi Matsui, Chairman and CEO of Matsui Gaming Machine LTD. "We look forward to the opportunity of bringing the latest games and systems to the Korean casino market."

For more information on IGT's expansive catalog of games and systems, please visit IGT.com or visit IGT on Facebook at facebook.com/IGT, or follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/IGTnews.  Join the conversation at #IGTBlue.

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International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for regulated markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to more than 6 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com

Contacts:
Shanna Sabet                               
IGT Public Relations             
1-702-669-7537                                             
Shanna.Sabet@IGT.com

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