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Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. Granted Illinois Gaming Licenses

The Illinois Gaming Board has granted Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) licenses that will allow the company’s Illinois-based subsidiaries, VGT Manufacturing, Inc. and VGT Distribution, Inc., to manufacture and distribute VGT’s video gaming terminals, Vega$ Jackpot$™, in the state. VGT is the largest privately-owned gaming company in the United States and specializes in providing profitable […]

VGT Showcases Vega$ Jackpot$ at Illinois Shows

VGT Illinois would like to thank all who invited us to showcase Vega$ Jackpot$.

Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Video Gaming

A sweeping plan that would allow video gambling machines in bars and other establishments throughout Illinois remains on track this morning after the Illinois Supreme Court ruled the Video Gaming Act is valid. VGT has reviewed the court’s opinion, and it is as favorable to the video gaming terminal industry as it possibly could have […]

Video Gaming Technologies Celebrates 20 Years

Founder Jon Yarbrough Gives Insight to Success of Company Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) celebrated its 20-year anniversary on June 26, 2011. Originally founded in 1991 with only three employees, VGT has grown to become the largest privately owned gaming machine manufacturer in the United States. Today VGT is enjoying unprecedented success and is challenging […]

VGT Showcased Illinois Product Line-Up at this Year’s ICMOA

On Friday, June 3, 2011, Video Gaming Technologies showcased its entire product line-up, specifically developed and tailored for the Illinois video gaming terminal market. Illinois operators got a chance to test drive the new dual unit and echoed how the cabinet design is incredibly eye-catching. One operator stated, “The cabinet design has received an overwhelmingly […]

Video Gaming Technologies Has Illinois Players Seeing Double

In its ongoing effort to provide the best gaming product possible, Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) recently asked operators what one thing they would most like to see added to its Illinois lineup. And the answer was nearly universal – A Dual Screen Cabinet! Operators talked, VGT listened. Based on a successful foundation of creating custom […]

VGT Illinois Gaming News

Important – Plan Of Action Meeting For Illinois Video Gaming on March 31st VGT invites you to attend an open meeting for all manufacturer, distributor, supplier, and terminal operator applicants of Illinois Video Gaming licenses. Our goal is to put together an action plan to move forward as one voice in support of the Video […]

The Cullerton Case

Last week, Democratic Senate President John Cullerton called for $1-a-pack increase in the state cigarette tax to avoid missing a road construction season. The cigarette tax could replace video poker as a source of construction money. Republicans on the Senate Executive Committee, though, said it is unfair to pull the plug on a program that […]

VGT’s Letter to Illinois

January 27, 2011 Dear Friends, As you are likely aware, the Illinois Appellate Court issued a ruling yesterday stating that Public Act 96-34, which includes the Video Gaming Act, is void because it violates a provision of the Illinois Constitution.  We at VGT want to share with you our understanding of this development.  More importantly, […]

VGT Illinois Gaming News at G2E ’10

VGT’s battle-cry at G2E was, “We create winners.” Jay Sevigny, president and COO of VGT, spoke to the ACEME about the company’s latest efforts to move into the Class III market by providing products for the opening market in Illinois and beyond. Sevigny also weighed in on when he believes the Illinois VLT market will […]