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IGT's The Dark Knight Video Slot Premieres at Monte Carlo's Societe des Bains de Mer Casinos

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

IGT's The Dark Knight Video Slot Premieres at Monte Carlo's Societe des Bains de Mer Casinos06:00 EST Wednesday, February 29, 2012 HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the successful installation of The Dark Knight video slot game on the IGT Center Stage Series in five Monte-Carlo Societe des Bains de Mer (SBM) casinos. Located in Monaco, the five casinos that now feature The Dark Knight video slot game are Casino de Monte-Carlo, Casino Monte Carlo Bay, Casino Cafe de Paris, Sun Casino and Casino Rascasse."Our players are always looking for new and unique games, which is why we are excited to premiere The Dark Knight Video Slots at our properties," said Eric Guazzonne, director of slots of the Monte-Carlo SBM casinos. "Early responses have already shown that our players are fans of The Dark Knight and the video slot game's amazing graphics and engaging game play. It is sure to garner rave reviews on our casino floors."The Dark Knight video slots game on the IGT Center Stage Series takes players to Gotham City. The IGT Premium Product game, also known as MegaJackpots®, features the popular Batman theme, which makes the game attractive to a diverse demographic. Players at SBM are able to choose to play Batman or The Joker, immerse themselves in both individual and group play bonuses and enjoy a thematic film experience. Get ready to visit Gotham City as this explosive, good-versus-evil experience unfolds.The Dark Knight video slot game appears on the flexible 103-inch Center Stage console. After installing IGT's show-stopping Center Stage Series, operators can quickly and easily refresh content with the latest games featuring big, bold titles on the most eye-catching console in the industry. Flanked with incredible sound chairs, oversize screens, and big bonuses, this Premium Products console demands to be the center of attention on any casino floor."IGT is thrilled to continue our partnership with SBM with the installation of The Dark Knight video slot game and many other of our industry leading casino games and products," said Sabby Gill, IGT regional vice president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. "Players at SBM will enjoy the immersive game play on this blockbuster title."IGT has a 53 percent floor share at the Monaco-based casinos with several orders for new Universal Slants, SAVPs and other IGT premium cabinets over the last few months. Additional IGT products at SBM properties include casino management solutions such as EZ Pay and Ticket In/Ticket Out (TITO).THE DARK KNIGHT and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.(s12)About IGTInternational Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products, as well as online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com or follow IGT on Twitter at @IGTNews or Facebook at www.facebook.com/IGT.About Monte-Carlo SBMMonte-Carlo SBM operates the Principality of Monaco's most distinctive assets. It comprises of two palaces and two deluxe hotels, five casinos, 60 conference and banqueting rooms, 33 bars and restaurants, three spas including Les Thermes Marins de Monte-Carlo, as well as cultural and leisure venues including the Opera, the Salle des Etoiles, the Jimmy'z night club, the Monte-Carlo Golf Club and the Monte-Carlo Country Club.IGT Resources: Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter! View IGT's YouTube Channel Check out our other games!    SOURCE IGTFor further information: Shelle Murach of IGT Public Relations, +1-775-448-0221, Shelle.Murach@IGT.com