IGT brings new CrystalDual 27 Video Lottery Terminals to Alberta

June 15, 2023
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The company will replace over 2,600 VLTs in Alberta, after recently also supplying 720 to the Western Canada Lottery Corporation.

International Game Technology (IGT) has launched a new 10-game set for Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC), which will replace over 2,600 of the organization’s current video lottery terminals (VLTs) with IGT’s updated CrystalDual 27 devices. The new VLTs will also come with new game content.

The province-wide official rollout began in April, but the current distribution of new VLTs is due to IGT’s success in Alberta. The company has also recently provided 720 new VLTs to the Western Canada Lottery Corporation.

IGT first circulated a CrystalDual game set for AGLC across 2,000 VLTs, as well as provided commercial casino cabinets and IGT Play Digital games. The CrystalDual games has become the Lottery’s highest-performing HD content.

David Flinn, IGT SVP Sales, Canada, Central and South America, said, “IGT's studio team carefully curated AGLC's localized game set to help the Lottery achieve peak player engagement and maximize revenues.

"The combination of hardware and games, such as Cash Eruption, Big City 5's and Ocean Magic, positions the Lottery for continued growth and pairs perfectly with the other IGT products and services that have powered AGLC's operations for years."

Last week, IGT also announced a strategic review regarding its PlayDigital and Global Gaming segments. No timeline or decision has been made regarding the review so far, but financial and legal advisors have been retained.

Regardless of the review, IGT Executive Chair Marco Sala said the company plans to ‘remain focus on growth objectives and multi-year goals.’

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