International Game Technology Announces a 33% Dividend Increase

Mon Mar 4, 2013 1:30pm GMT

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LAS VEGAS,  Mar. 4, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE:
IGT) announced today its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of  $0.08 
per share on its common stock, a 33% increase compared to the dividend paid in
the same quarter last year.  This marks the 40th  consecutive quarter that the
Company has paid a dividend, the longest, current streak in the gaming industry.

"We are pleased to announce an increase in our quarterly cash dividend," said 
Patti Hart, CEO of IGT.  "This is a demonstration of our continued commitment to
return capital to shareholders, efficiently and prudently, driven by the strong
financial performance of the company."

The dividend is payable on  Apr. 5, 2013  to shareholders of record on  Mar. 21,
2013.

About IGT

International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in the design,
development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products, as well as
online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. More information about
IGT is available at  www.IGT.com  or follow IGT on Twitter at  @IGTNews  or
Facebook at  www.facebook.com/IGT.





Important Additional Information  



International Game Technology ("IGT"), its directors and certain of its
executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of
proxies from IGT stockholders in connection with the matters to be considered at
IGT's 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. IGT has filed its definitive proxy
statement (as it may be amended, the "Proxy Statement") with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in connection with any such solicitation of
proxies from IGT stockholders. IGT STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ
THE PROXY STATEMENT AND ACCOMPANYING PROXY CARD AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT
INFORMATION. Information regarding the ownership of IGT's directors and
executive officers in IGT stock, restricted stock units and stock options is
included in their SEC filings on Forms 3, 4 and 5, which can be found at IGT's
website (www.igt.com) in the section "Investor Relations." More detailed
information regarding the identity of potential participants, and their direct
or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, is set forth in the
Proxy Statement and other materials to be filed with the SEC in connection with
IGT's 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. Stockholders can obtain the Proxy
Statement, any amendments or supplements to the Proxy Statement and other
documents filed by IGT with the SEC for no charge at the SEC's website at 
www.sec.gov. Copies are also available at no charge at IGT's website at 
www.igt.com  or by writing to IGT at 6355 South Buffalo Drive,  Las Vegas,
Nevada  89113, Attn: Corporate Secretary.

SOURCE  International Game Technology


Matt Moyer, Vice President, Investor Relations of IGT, +1-866-296-4232

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