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IGT's DoubleDown Casino Unleashes Free-to-Play Bingo for Facebook Fans

Thursday, September 06, 2012

IGT's DoubleDown Casino Unleashes Free-to-Play Bingo for Facebook Fans13:00 EDT Thursday, September 06, 2012Experience the thrill of a classic game with a twist, from the world's largest virtual casino.LAS VEGAS, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, today announced the addition of Bingo to its suite of casino games in the DoubleDown Casino. Starting today, players can visit www.doubledowncasino.com to get started.    The DoubleDown Free-to-Play Bingo game is not your traditional Bingo game. Players can now compete in a fun, flexible, social game with friends on Facebook or try to beat their own personal Bingo bests. Unlike other sites that offer up a maximum of four carded game play, DoubleDown Casino offers players up to 12 carded plays per round.  Game highlights include: Multiple speeds of play to accommodate all skill levels Players' ability to take control and customize their own dauber Three themed rooms including Art Deco, Fashionista or High Orbit, which are available to players at any time without having to unlock new games Both automatic and manual play options"This is an entirely unique Bingo experience. Players will be able to select customized playing cards daubers, and themed rooms. And unlike other social Bingo sites, every game is unlocked," said Robert Melendres, IGT executive vice president of emerging businesses. "Whether you're an experienced Bingo player or new to the game, you'll find the ticket to fun right here where Bingo joins an entire suite of social play already available at the DoubleDown Casino." Bingo joins DoubleDown Casino's expansive casino-style games like Texas Hold'Em Poker as well as slot machine games that include some of IGT's most iconic land-based slot titles such as Cleopatra® and Da Vinci Diamonds®. DoubleDown Casino offers more than 25 games and focuses on fun and dynamic game mechanics by adding a social twist to traditional casino-style experiences. Players receive free chips every day to try their hands at Bingo, poker, slots, roulette, video poker and the ever-popular slot tournaments. To try your hand at any one of the DoubleDown Casino games, please visit Facebook.com/DoubleDownCasino.IGT Resources:Like us on Facebook Like DoubleDown Casino on Facebook Follow us on Twitter   View IGT's YouTube Channel Play DoubleDown Casino games Check out our other games and systems   About IGTInternational 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 recent acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging casino style entertainment to more than 5 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or www.facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or www.doubledowncasino.com.Da Vinci Diamonds was created by High 5 Games. For more information on High 5 Games (H5G), go to www.high5games.com. SOURCE IGTFor further information: Shanna Sabet, IGT Public Relations, +1-702-669-7537, Shanna.Sabet@IGT.com, Carrie Peters, DoubleDown Public Relations, +1-206-430-5760, Carrie.Peters@IGT.com