IGT Has Launched in Spain’s “Salones’ with Linked Games
A deal between International Game Technology PLC (IGT) and its subsidiary, IGT Europe Gaming B.V., will see the venerable American company's slots specifically adapted for the amusement with prizes (AWP) market in Spain. Orenes Grupo is a leading operator and distributor of gaming equipment in Spain.
IGT is a world leader in gaming, providing players in regulated jurisdictions with slots, multi-game terminals, and other gaming machines as well as lottery, sports betting, and online digital gambling. Orenes Grupo is a market leader in the slot lounge ("salones") subsector of the Spanish machine gambling market. William "Si" Redd (1911–2003), the late founder of IGT in Las Vegas, is credited with creating the first video poker machine. Over 10,000 employees are currently employed by the organization in more than 100 nations worldwide.
Multi-game kiosks with linked multi-level progressive jackpots were the first machines to go on sale. Numerous AWP local favorites will be featured in the cabinets, which will be supported by the multi-level progressive Magic FortuneTM Link.
3,000 Spanish-language casinos
In Spain, there are more than 3,000 bingo halls and gaming facilities that are categorized as salones, or slots lounges. The setting is similar to that in the centre of a Las Vegas casino's slot machine floor, and the salones are evolving to include more machines with cutting-edge technical content and hardware, such as the multi-machine linked items.
The games will be offered by IGT on its BINTIATM 27-inch multi-game cabinets, which include twin HD monitors, immersive acoustics, configurable LED lighting, and an ergonomically sound design.
IGT Senior Vice President — EMEA Gaming Mark MacCombie remarked, "IGT is well-positioned to serve salones customers in Spain by selling our market-attuned games through our exclusive partner, Orenes Grupo."
"Our initial product, Magic Fortune Link, had amazing results, which is a very positive beginning. We are able to support Spanish salones operators in achieving exceptional results by fusing the commitment and knowledge of our local account team with Orenes' 50 years of business experience and expanding footprint in this industry.
According to José Quereda, Director of Distribution and Sales at Orenes Grupo, "IGT is famous for its top-performing products with content tailored to suit the unique needs of various player segments and geographies." Magic Fortune Link is the first of what we anticipate will be many high-performance IGT installations at salones around Spain, and it has demonstrated its ability to captivate Spanish players with its entertaining, regionally-appropriate game mechanics.
IGT claims it will continue ongoing player research with incremental launches of new games in the market with purpose-driven decisions and development, fully aware that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to gambler happiness and operator success in Spain.
So far, Four Magic Fortune Link AWP
All four of the Magic Fortune LinkTM themes have an AWP version as of yet thanks to the firm. These include Temple of Fire, Hephaestus, Golden Secrets, and Dreams of Egypt.
The games are loaded with elements like the Hold 'n Spin link mechanisms, which are already well-liked in the AWP segment of the Spanish market. Players can participate in the hold and spin mechanic by triggering a Magic Fortunes bonus game on these games.
There are four tiers of progressive jackpot prizes: the mini and minor awards, which depend on the bet, and the major and grand awards, which increase swiftly and significantly since they are connected to and fed by other machines in the series.