New York-indexed International Game Technology (IGT) has secured a ten-12 months licensing settlement with Sony Pictures Television for the extraordinary rights to the Wheel of Fortune emblem.
The new agreement runs from 1 January 2025 to 31 December 2034, and offers IGT the extraordinary rights to the Wheel of Fortune emblem throughout gaming, lottery, iGaming and iLottery platforms.
The settlement additionally consists of non-extraordinary rights to distribute Wheel of Fortune content material for free-to-play social casinos.
“In securing extraordinary gaming, lottery, iGaming and iLottery get right of entry to to the Wheel of Fortune emblem via 2034, IGT can maximize the returns of this licensing partnership and strengthen our legacy of making omnichannel Wheel of Fortune video games that generate call for and award prolific jackpots,” stated Renato Ascoli, CEO of IGT’s Global Gaming division.
“Sony Pictures Television has been a relied on IGT accomplice for greater than 25 years and in that time, we have got added a numerous portfolio of Wheel of Fortune video games that has set the enterprise popular for innovation, is the clean chief in enterprise game-overall performance charts and generated good sized sales for our customers.”
Suzanne Prete, Sony Pictures Television govt vice chairman of Game Shows, commented: “We are pleased to be extending our long-status partnership with IGT. This landmark settlement ensures that on line casino and lottery gamers round the arena can experience world-elegance Wheel of Fortune-themed video games for years to come.
“Sony Pictures Television and IGT percentage the identical dedication to making use of the Wheel of Fortune emblem in imaginative ways, growing boom possibilities and making sure that Wheel of Fortune stays synonymous with triumphing and fun.”
Since 1996, IGT’s Wheel of Fortune slots have paid out greater than $3.five billion in jackpots and awarded $1 million-plus jackpots to greater than 1,one hundred gamers.
Earlier this 12 months, IGT and BetMGM released Wheel of Fortune Online Casino in New Jersey, the primary emblem-led on line on line casino in North America.
Additionally, IGT currently released Wheel of Fortune Triple Gold Gold Spin, the primary omnichannel wide-region revolutionary jackpot withinside the US.
Shares in International Game Technology plc (NYSE:IGT) closed 3.ninety in line with cent better at $26.08 in line with percentage in New York Friday.