IGT Senior Vice President, North America, Jay Gendron Inducted Into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame
Jay Gendron, the Company’s Senior Vice President, North America, was inducted into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2015. Gendron was honored at the induction ceremony, which took place during the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) Annual Conference and Trade Show on Oct. 15, in Dallas, Texas. The Lottery Industry Hall of Fame honors those who have done the most to make the lottery industry the great success that it is today.
IGT Wins Two 2015 Global Gaming Awards
IGT kicked off the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) by winning two coveted awards in the 2015 Global Gaming Awards. IGT’s S3000™ cabinet was named “Casino Product of the Year” and IGT’s Powerbucks™ game was named “Land-Based Gaming Innovation of the Year.”
Sencillito Awarded First Place for National Customer Satisfaction Awards
IGT’s Chilean commercial service brand, Sencillito, was awarded first place in the Bill Payment Services category as part of ProCalidad’s National Customer Satisfaction Awards.
IGT’s National Response Center Honored for Best Technology Innovation
The National Response Center (NRC) made its fifth appearance at ContactCenterWorld’s annual Best in Americas awards in Orlando, Florida in June. IGT received top honors in two categories: Best Technology Innovation, Internal Solution, and Best Contact Center Trainer, which was awarded to Anthony Andrade, Senior Training Manager.
IGT Receives WLA’s First CSR Certification for Vendors
IGT received the World Lottery Association’s (WLA) first CSR certification for vendors; released its eighth annual Sustainability Report; participated in the National Council on Problem Gambling’s annual conference; and joined the American Gaming Association’s new CSR committee.
Italian Legal Team Named “Legal Department of the Year"
In recognition of the legal work done as part of the acquisition of legacy IGT, IGT’s Italian legal team was named “Legal Department of the Year” at the fourth annual Le Fonti International Awards ceremony, held on June 11, in Milan. The Le Fonti International Awards recognizes Italian companies for excellence in various fields such as legal, finance, and human resources as part of the IAIR International Awards program.
Sylvia Dietz Named Industry Achiever of the Year
Sylvia Dietz, Vice President of Global Marketing, Gaming, was awarded the Industry Achiever of the Year award at The Women in Gaming Awards. This award is given to the most influential woman in the industry who has made a significant contribution to the success of her organization, has shown dedication and commitment, and has influenced the development of the gaming industry.
IGT Is The Six-Time Reigning Champion at eGR B2B Awards
IGT has retained its Lottery Software Supplier of the Year title at the prestigious eGaming Review B2B Awards. The Company was rewarded for its market-leading Interactive offering, which includes a complete suite of solutions, services, and professional expertise that allows operators to engage their players on any Interactive channel.
IGT Receives 13 Telly Awards For Outstanding Video Production
International Game Technology PLC took home 13 awards at the 36th annual Telly Awards, including three of the competition’s top honors, the Silver Telly. The awards honor excellence in video production in television commercials, videos, films, Web commercials and more. IGT was honored for several video projects promoting the company’s casino products including James Cameron’s Avatar Treasures of Pandora, the CrystalCore cabinet and the S3000 cabinet, all of which received the Silver Telly Award in respective categories of business-to-business, directing and use of branding.
IGT Reno Awarded Gold LEED Certification
IGT Reno earned a LEED Gold certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is a green building rating system that addresses the impacts of a building’s lifecycle on the environment, which is based on conserving energy and water, providing resources for healthier and safer occupants, all while lowering operational costs. The Reno facility is projected to save approximately $1.5 million over the next 10 years by maintaining LEED standards.
Providence Business News Honors Connie Laverty O’Connor with the Career Achievement Award
Connie Laverty O’Connor was recently honored at Providence Business News’ (PBN) eighth Business Women Awards Luncheon on May 29. PBN created this award to recognize outstanding female business leaders in Rhode Island, with top honors for Career Achievement and Outstanding Mentor.
SPHINX 3D Game Wins “Best in Show”
IGT’s SPHINX 3D™ game won first place at the Southern Gaming Summit in Biloxi, Mississippi. This annual award was voted upon by Southern Gaming Summit attendees, who cast their votes for the SPHINX 3D game based on the best overall appearance, entertainment value, bonus rounds, and various other attributes.
IGT named Lottery Software Supplier of the Year at 2015 eGaming Review B2B Awards
IGT was awarded Lottery Software Supplier of the Year title at 2015 eGaming Review B2B Awards. IGT has won the award on every occasion that the ceremony has been held. The annual eGaming Review B2B Awards celebrates the best service providers and B2B suppliers in the online gaming industry.
BEJEWELED™ 3D Wins First Place In CEM Award
IGT’s BEJEWELED 3D won first place in Casino Enterprise Management (CEM) Magazine’s 9th Annual Slot Floor Technology Awards. IGT also won second place for the S3000 cabinet. The CEM awards were in conjunction with the Indian Gaming Convention and Tradeshow in San Diego, California. A panel of industry leaders voted to crown the Top 10 Slot Floor Products of 2015.