International Game Technology has debuted its Wheel of Fortune-branded game in Ontario in the form of an electronic bingo game.
The company, which says that it will be “signing agreements with individual operators”, will see its Wheel of Fortune Double 3X4X5X Pay Bingo and Wheel of Fortune Five Times Pay Bingo become available to the 37 charitable gaming centres in Ontario that are approved for electronic bingo.
David Fraser, Senior Director, Charitable Gaming, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, explained: “The introduction of IGT’s premium-branded Wheel of Fortune titles as electronic cabinet bingo games has the opportunity to engage new and existing players in Ontario’s charitable gaming market.
“These exciting additions will elevate game play and create additional product choice for our service providers which all contribute to strengthening Charitable Gaming and raising money for local charities.”
A partner to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in all facets of gaming for over two decades, IGT has been supplying electronic bingo games in the Canadian market since 2018.
Moreover, IGT licences the Wheel of Fortune brand from Sony Pictures Television, the creators of the TV show of the same namesake, and has created over 250 versions of the branded game since 1996.
“IGT is committed to enhancing the player experience for Ontario’s charitable gaming market, through the addition of Wheel of Fortune-branded electronic bingo games,” added David Flinn, IGT Regional Vice President, Canada, South and Central America.
“IGT will continue developing new products with innovative technology, and contemporary play styles to support the important work of charitable bingo halls throughout Ontario.”