ohn McMullen, IGT Director of Eastern Region Sales, demonstrated the innovative REELdepth games with MLD technology at the March 24 Smart-Tech Conference in Dover, Delaware. REELdepth/MLD was recognized in the Electronic Game Innovations category. Industry professionals from almost every lottery state in the U.S. attended the conference. This award has evolved into a reference guide for lottery operators to quickly discern the most reputable and accomplished commercial suppliers in each product category. MLD technology was pioneered by PureDepth.
"IGT is honored to be recognized for creating a product that meets the high standards needed to win the 2009 Lottery Product of the Year Award," said Ed Rogich, IGT VP Marketing. "We are also proud to have four products among the top 20 nominees in Casino Journal's competition. The innovative technology found in all four is a true testament of the ingenious products that only IGT can produce."
A panel of expert judges selected four outstanding IGT products out of 80 entries for Casino Journal's Top 20 list: the AVP Dynamic Game Menu, REELdepth sbX Media Manager and Slot Tournament Management System, which is a collaborative product of IGT and Strategy 9. The Top 20 winners will be honored at the Thursday keynote luncheon at the seventh annual Gaming Technology Summit, May 19-21 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino in Las Vegas.