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New IGT Slot Machines

Several exciting and new IGT slot machines have been recently released, and are now available in all major casinos in Las Vegas. Among them are Candy Bars, Wolf Run 2, a new Wheel of Fortune, Megabucks, and Dolly Parton.

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Ortiz Gaming - New Games from the G2E Gaming Convention in Las Vegas

At the latest G2E Gaming Comvention in Las Vegas, Ortiz Gaming showcased an eye-catching booth that provided G2E show goers with an overview of a vast variety of new games and amazing products aimed at innovating and magnifying the gaming experience. All attendees experienced the “Magic of Entertainment” generated by Ortiz Gaming which made their presentation at G2E unforgettable.

Alejandro Ortiz, Founder and Chairman of Ortiz Gaming, said: "Ortiz Gaming embraced G2E and Las Vegas as an opportunity to introduce our new games and products hands-on. Everyone had the opportunity to get in front of our much-valued clients and experience the “Magic of Entertainment,” creating a top-performing casino floor for the “Truly New Generation of Bingo”.

Ortiz Gaming is a multinational developer of slot machines, electronic bingo games, and AWP amusement games.   Developing games and operating gaming facilities in the USA, Europe, and Latin America, Ortiz Gaming has a stellar track record of comprehensive solutions and multiple strategies to meet the specialized needs of any market, culture, or regulatory environment.

With more than 500 highly-experienced professionals working in several countries, Ortiz Gaming are constantly adding to their game library, platforms, and wide range of products and services. Ortiz Gaming's success is directly connected to their customers’ satisfaction. This has always been the business philosophy of Ortiz Gaming founder, Alejandro Ortiz, who began in the gaming industry in Brazil almost 20 years ago. Focusing on satisfying customers with quality games and service, in 2002, Alejandro decided to expand to Central America.

Today the company has operations across the continent. By 2003, Ortiz games and service began operations in Scandinavia and, two years later, in Spain. At Ortiz Gaming, their worldwide performance goes beyond the creation of games. They strive to always offer more, constantly finding ways for casinos to attract more and more customers. "We are always innovating to improve every detail of our games," says Tatiana Martins of Ortiz Gaming, "with the quality of the sound, the image, and whatever can be done to make the game an experience of excellence. The latest example of this determination is the o-Future cabinet, our newest innovation that is already poised to revolutionize the industry."  

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2013 Gaming Voice Award Winners - From the G2E Gaming Convention in Las Vegas

Awards were presented in 15 categories, and a panel of judges with expertise in advertising, marketing, public relations, Internet design, graphic arts and financial communications determined the winners from among 203 total entries.

Best Annual Report

International Game Technology (IGT) – “Building on Our Momentum”

Best Communications Campaign

MGM Resorts International – “Inspiring Our World: A Musical Journey”

Best Customer Publication

MGM Resorts International – “M Life Magazine”

(Assisting Agency: Custom Publishing Group, Inc.)

Best Digital Direct Mail

MGM Resorts International – “Reaching Loyalty Members on Facebook”

Best Direct Mail

The Venetian Hotel – “Baccarat Tournament Invite”

(Assisting Agency: DREX)

Best Employee Publication

Aria Resort & Casino – “ARIA PULSE Daily Preshift”


Best Mobile Marketing

LotteryHUB – “LotteryHUB: 160,000 Downloads”

Best Multi-format Advertising Campaign

Parx Casino – “Get Lucky in No Time”

(Assisting Agency: Barker DZP)

Best Outdoor Advertisement

Parx Casino – “New Jersey Transit Station Domination”

(Assisting Agency: Barker DZP)

Best Print Advertisement

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) – “Giving You the World”

(Assisting Agency: Steinbeck Communications)

Best Print Advertising Campaign

Gasser Chair Company – “Gasser Dazzles Campaign”

(Assisting Agency: Concussion, LLP)

Best Radio Advertisement

Maryland Live! Casino – “GO LIVE!”

(Assisting Agency: Gaga Marketing)

Best Social Media Program

Pechanga Resort & Casino – “Pechanga Social Media”

Best Television Advertisement

Northern Quest Resort and Casino – “Q-Cash”

(Assisting Agency: Hanna & Associates)

Best Web Site

Konami Gaming, Inc. – “Fortune Chaser Microsite”  -

(Assisting Agency: Concussion, LLP)


Source: American Gaming Association (AGA)


Ocean’s Glory — Bally Technologies
Brought to you from Bally Technologies and the well?known company High 5 Games is Ocean’s Glory. Sure to be another hit, this aquatic marvel is available on the ALPHA Pro Slant iDeck, Alpha Elite Jumbo iDeck, and the Alpha Pro Upright iDeck.

This six-reel, 10-or-50 line, 500 or 2,500 credits max bet game is available in denominations from one cent to $1,000. Ocean’s Glory features a fun Free Games feature, and a new and exciting play mechanic, Super Symbols, that is sure to take players to new depths of excitement.

Super Symbols appear in the base game and free games, when 2 x 2, 3 x 3, or 4 x 4 sections of symbols are covered by one large Super Symbol on reels two through five. These enormous symbols create the potential for massive wins and deliver tons of anticipation and excitement. The Free Games bonus is triggered by three or four Free Games symbols and awards seven or 15 free games.

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Glitter Ball — Bally Technologies
One of the latest games moving and grooving on casino floors from Bally Technologies is Glitter Ball, available on the ALPHA 2 Pro Series V22/22 with Curve.

This five?reel, 30?line, 1,500 credits max bet party?starter is available in denominations from one?cent to $500. This funky new game features Free Games, the Wild Respin bonus, and music that will have players dancing in their seats!

During the Free Games feature, three scattered Disco Balls on reels one, three, and five awards eight free games. An award appears above each reel, and if a Disco Ball symbol lands on that reel, the prize is awarded. Players may win a credit award from 1x to 5x total credits bet, an additional Free Game, or a Locking Wild.

The Wild Respin Feature is triggered when a Respin Record symbol appears in any position on reel five. This reel locks while reels one through four re?spin, with one or two of these reels randomly becoming wild.

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Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ — Bally Technologies
Michael Jackson makes another appearance on casino floors in Bally Technologies’ Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’. The follow-up game to the popular Michael Jackson King of Pop, this new title features familiar game play and all-new bonuses set to five of Michael Jackson’s iconic hits: “Bad,” “Billie Jean,” “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” “The Way You Make Me Feel,” and “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’”

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ bonuses are unlocked in the Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ Bonus Spin. Players touch and spin a record to reveal which of the three games bonuses they won, or a credit award.

Bad Free Games features ten free games and includes the Locking Stacked Wilds feature. Throughout the bonus, Locking Stacked Wilds that land on any reel stay in place for the remainder of the free games. Billie Jean Free Games awards ten free games and Locking Wild Multipliers. During the free games, Locking Wilds reels remain in place for the remainder of the bonus as Michael Jackson dances on screen awarding multipliers.

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough Free Games awards 15 free games and features the popular Hot Zone feature. Whenever a disco ball appears on the third reel, players are awarded a pick ‘em feature and receive one of three Hot Zone shapes that then move to the game screen to turn all symbols it covers wild.

Plus, the game includes a Leaning Wilds mystery bonus that occurs randomly. During game play, Michael Jackson can appear on screen to award full reels of wilds.

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Lucky Teddy Bears — New Game from Incredible Technologies

Incredible Technologies introduces Lucky Teddy Bears, the charmingly plush teddy bear bonanza filled with cuddly cuties that pay cash. Lucky Teddy Bears features 30-lines of colorful slot action, mounds of bonus opportunities and a special Ferris Wheel Multiplier on every spin with wins up to 20x.
Wedding bells are ringing when the Bride and Groom bears meet to trigger one of two Teddy Wedding bonus pick games—an interactive Bouquet Catch or Pick-A-Present bonus.
A psychedelic free spin mode is also available are awarded when two peace-loving Hippie Bear scatters land in the third and fifth reels awarding players a chance to win up to 100 spins! And if that’s not enough, Lucky Teddy Bears features a clever instant winner in the form of a Soldier Bear, a teddy-in-shining-armor, on the fifth reel.
Lucky Teddy Bears is a 30-line game with a minimum bet up 30 credits with bet levels 1X-5X. The top award in one spin is 7,200 credits times bet multiplier. Lucky Teddy Bears is the newest addition to the Innovation Collection comprised of casino games built on a foundation of feature-rich innovation, straight from the IT development lab. The Innovation Collection is offered in conjunction with a Traditional Collection of games with a focus on comfortable reel configurations, player anticipation, bonus events, exciting win animations and simple interfaces.
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