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Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. Promotes Rob Hollingsworth to Operations Manager

VGT promoted Rob Hollingsworth to operations manager for the Illinois video gaming terminal market. In his new role, Hollingsworth will be responsible for managing operational activities including inventory control, planning, deployment and local vendor and production tasks in the Illinois video gaming terminal market. This position also includes relationship management with key vendors and supervision […]

Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT), Receives Approval for Games in Illinois

Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) has received official notification from the Illinois Gaming Board that its VEGA$ Jackpot$™ product line is approved for the video gaming terminal market in Illinois. “This has been a massive project where dozens of our associates worked tirelessly to launch this innovative platform. Now that VEGA$ Jackpot$™ received the official […]

Governor Recognizes VGT’s Efforts for Excellence

Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) has received the prestigious Commitment Award presented annually by the Quality Oklahoma Foundation. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin presented the award at a special ceremony held on Thursday, December 8th at the Governor’s Mansion. On hand to receive the award were VGT Founder and CEO Jon Yarborough, and several executives who […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Illinois Gaming News

Illinois Senate Bill 737, a bill that called for a massive expansion of gaming that would have permitted several new land-based casinos, including one in downtown Chicago, as well as legalizing slot machines at horse racing tracks, was approved by a House executive committee last week and was soon sent to the floor for a […]

Illinois Gaming News

Happy New Year! Upon returning from the holiday season, there’s been many discussions and media coverage on Illinois Gaming, including, but not limited to, the gambling-expansion bill. VGT is keeping a close eye on all the coverage, and in 2011 we’d like to keep you abreast of any new information that may affect establishing our […]

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