LONDON, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it furthered its leadership in cashless gaming technologies by completing the final stages of Nevada regulatory approval for its Resort Wallet™ module of the IGT ADVANTAGETM casino management system. With this achievement, IGT’s entire cashless gaming solution, which includes the option for one-step external funding via IGTPay™ on personal mobile devices, is approved for deployment throughout the State.
“IGT earning Nevada regulatory approval for our award-winning, fully integrated cashless solution is a perfect bookend for a year marked with tremendous momentum for our Resort Wallet and IGTPay cashless gaming modules of the IGT ADVANTAGE system,” said Ryan Reddy, IGT SVP Global PM VLT, Systems, Payments & Poker. “This milestone achievement will allow for players and operators throughout the State to enjoy the many benefits of cashless gaming and reinforces Nevada’s reputation as a future-forward gaming jurisdiction that is committed to advancing the player experience.”
With this approval, casinos in Nevada leveraging the IGT ADVANTAGE system can offer their players the option to fund their Cashless Wagering Accounts directly from their personal mobile devices, eliminating the need to handle cash or visit a casino cage, ATM or kiosk. With Resort Wallet and IGTPay, players can securely transfer funds to and from their Cashless Wagering Account from a range of external payment sources such as bank accounts, credit and debit cards or Sightline Play+ prepaid accounts. Funds within the PIN-protected Cashless Wagering Account can then be seamlessly transferred to and from a slot game with a simple tap of a smartphone when initiating or concluding cashless slot play.
IGT’s Resort Wallet and IGTPay solutions were recently named “Product Innovation of the Year” in the 2021 Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas, and in September 2021, IGT was hailed “Technology Provider of the Year” in the International Gaming Awards for its achievements with Resort Wallet and IGTPay.