he agreement includes a complete suite of operator and player applications, IGT server-based technology and a majority share of games on the casino floor, including MegaJackpots themes. Gun Lake Casino is scheduled to open to the public on February 11, 2011.
"We're pleased to continue our successful partnership with Station Casinos and help the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians open the doors at Gun Lake Casino with the best solutions in the industry," said Ron Rivera, IGT senior VP of North America sales. "This install delivers to Gun Lake Casino an advanced level of flexibility and control for managing the casino floor, resulting in superior operating results and a unique gaming experience for their players."
"IGT has a proven track record of performance and results at Station Casinos, and we knew Gun Lake would benefit from that experience," said David Frankhouser, assistant general manager for Gun Lake Casino and former corporate director of gaming operations for Station Casinos. "In particular, IGT's bonusing solutions have helped us increase revenue and drive player loyalty. We look forward to using their latest technologies at our newest property."
Gun Lake Casino will also feature IGT's server-based Tier One package, a lease-based offering that combines IGT Floor Manager with IGT's AVP machines, plus access to IGT's game library of high-performing themes. This powerful lineup gives Gun Lake Casino the ability to deploy its choice of more than 300 compelling game themes to the floor in a matter of seconds, to match the casino's needs. The Tier One package provides a bank-level, server-based game management solution, with the potential for an eventual floorwide conversion.
With the agreement comes a full range of operator applications that will streamline Gun Lake Casino's operations, including Machine Accounting and EZ Pay Ticketing. Gun Lake players club members will enjoy thrilling bonusing applications such as Xtra Credit, PointPlay and Carded Lucky Coin, which will be deployed floorwide on the sb NexGen II multimedia display.
Gun Lake Casino joins a growing roster of customers around the world that are optimizing their operations with IGT's server-based applications. Nearly 30 different casinos in nine states and six countries have partnered with IGT for the server-based technology that delivers results to the bottom line.