Three IGT Products Make the List of Top 20 Gaming Products of 2020


Products from the famous software producer IGT Plc have ranked high in the list of the innovative Gaming Technology Products of 2020. This was made known by the company’s Chief Executive Officer on Global Gaming, Renato Ascoli. He announced that three of IGT products won awards in the recent Casino Products award for 20 most innovative gaming products.

Among the IGT winning products are PeakBar Top cabinet and Hexbreaker 3 slots game. Also, the third product is the technology company’s retail sports betting solution, PlaySports Bank, and PlaySports pod.

About Casino Journal

Although Casino Journal gave out 20 awards, IGT is the only company which products have won up to three awards. Casino Journal is a reputable body, and the annual award is aimed at recognizing innovation in the gaming industry. Also, its judges are well knowledgeable in different sectors of casino operations. And they are also trusted individuals. This year's award is the 23rd of its kind.

What Did Ascoli Have to Say

He said the company's success in the award is an indication of their commitment to providing beneficial products. He also said the awards had shown the software producer as a pioneer in developing growth- driving solutions. The CEO claimed their winning products are outcomes of research, passion, teamwork. He also stated that it was due to their culture of putting players' experience first in their solution development.

About the Award-Winning Games

One of the winning products, Hexbreaker 3, is a casino game released by IGT in July 2020. Also, it is available on its crystal Curve cabinet. It is a 5 reel, 3 rows, high volatility game with 243 possible ways to win. But as the game progresses, the rows per reel changes and the winning line can get to a maximum of 59,049. A player can win as much as 1400 times his bet. It has a jackpot feature, wild symbol, and free spin round. Its return to player is 96.5% with a minimum stake of0.8 and a maximum of 2,400.

IGT PeakBarTop cabinet that also won an award is hardware released by the technology company in 2020. It is also designed to improve on the conventional bar top in the industry. IGT PeakBarTop comes with many advanced features and is compatible with video poker content, slot machines, keno, and many table games.

The third IGT product that won an award, PlaySports Bank and PlaySports Pod were for sports betting. The products also contain self-service kiosks for betting operators. They also contain a multi-media display that is to display sports betting contents. With the betting solution, sport betting operators can easily customize their offers.

About International Gaming Technology

International Gaming Technology (IGT) is a technology company. It focuses on providing software, content, and solutions for companies in the gambling industry. It also has a presence in many countries worldwide and offers services to casinos, lottery operators, sports betting, and other businesses in the industry.


Ben Williams

Content Writer

Ben grew up in a small beach town on the Coromandel Peninsula. He spent most of his childhood surfing and playing rugby. After graduating from university in Auckland, he moved to Australia to work for a startup. He returned to New Zealand a few years later and started working in the iGaming industry.

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