As you are aware, on September 19 the Illinois Gaming Board instructed Scientific Games to disable the following specific game themes state-wide:
Downloading is anticipated to begin on or about Monday, October 5, and is anticipated to take approximately 2 to 3 weeks to complete. The downloads will be done as they fit into the Scientific Games downloading schedule. The game themes that have been disabled will be re-enabled as soon as the machine is updated.
Your IGS Account Manager will notify you once your location’s updates have been completed.
The Illinois Gaming Board has instructed Scientific Games to disable the following specific game themes:
This is an Illinois-wide situation impacting all licensed establishments with Spielo (Prodigy or slant) VGTs.
At this time, we do not know how long it will be before the games are restored, but are aware that IGT/Spielo is working on submitting a revision to the IGB to remedy the situation. We will share more updates as rapidly as we can learn more.
Illinois Gaming Systems supports and encourages playing safely and responsibly. Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW)––September 13-19, 2020––provides an opportunity to promote responsible gaming programs.
Below are tips and suggestions for responsible gaming.
Issue 13 of our Insight newsletter has arrived! Below is a digital download version. Read on for more information on our enhanced client portal, partner promotion updates, cleaning tips and more! This issue also features a special social media tips and tools insert!
As a courtesy reminder, on July 1, 2020, minimum wage and tipped wage increases go into effect for the state of Illinois and Cook County. Please review the below rate increases and take action accordingly for your business.
March is Problem Gambling Awareness month and IGS supports responsible gambling. Help is available in several ways:
Call the National Problem Gambling Helpline at 1.800.522.4700 to speak with a licensed counselor.
Text “ILGAMB” to 53342 to start a text message with a licensed counselor.
Visit ncpgambling.org/chat to live chat with a licensed counselor.
Visit gamtalk.org, a 24/7 moderated online peer support forum.
Visit gamblersanonymous.org to find a local meeting.
Today, March 10, is Gambling Disorder Screening Day.
For additional resources and an online screen, click here.
Our new partner promotion, the $100,000 Prize Party, launched February 17! We have 225 locations participating throughout the state.
This promotion will allow winners to CHOOSE what they win! There are 18 different physical prize options available as well as 2 options for receiving cash prizes. 240 total winners will be drawn.
The first 20 entrants at each location receive a push down bottle opener!
Get the party started with our Spotify playlist!
Try our signature cocktail!
Our Great Fall Giveaway partner promotion concluded on November 13 with over 82,000 entries across 234 locations and over 200 prizes were awarded!
Each of our participating locations received 20 copper mugs to hand out to entrants. Participants were able to enter once per hour. All participating establishment entries were combined to draw 207 winners over 5 drawings.
Thank you to all of our participating locations!
For a full list of winners, click here.
A BIG congratulations to our $10,000 grand prize winners!
Rake in the cash with IGS’ new partner promotion that started today, October 7!
Copper mugs come with an exclusive fall-festive drink, the Harvest Mule!
Show us your mug or mule and you could WIN A PRIZE!
Tag #greatfallgiveaway and mention @illinoisgamingsystems on Facebook or Instagram!
Get into a fall frame of mind! Check out our playlist on Spotify!
Click the picture to listen.
Find a participating location near you: igspromotion.com