Penn & Teller Unveil Everi’s Penn & Teller Slot Game at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

09/26/17

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World-renowned magician duo Penn & Teller premiered their highly-anticipated first slot game from Everi amidst fans at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Penn & Teller launch new slot game at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Penn & Teller launch their new Penn & Teller Slot Game at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Credit: David Becker


Penn & Teller launch new slot game at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
(L-R) Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino General Manager, Steve Ellis; Penn Jillette; Teller; Dean Ehrlich, Executive Vice President and Games Business Leader of Everi, launch the all-new new Penn & Teller Slot Game at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Credit: David Becker


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Penn & Teller were joined by Rio All-Suite General Manager, Steve Ellis, and Dean Ehrlich EVP and Games Business Leader of Everi, for the world debut of the game. Fans anxiously awaited the reveal as Penn & Teller removed the red covering to show the sleek machine in Everi’s brand new Empire MPX™ Cabinet. Penn placed a commemorative bet of $100 into the game, and hit a magical bonus, bringing his winnings to $286.20.

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The creation of the Penn & Teller slot game was over two years in the making as the duo was extremely involved in the creative process with the team at Everi. From the look to the bonuses to the characters, Penn & Teller provided input.

As the most influential magical duo in history, the Penn & Teller slot game features some of their most iconic magic tricks woven into a one-of-a-kind slot machine experience.  Loaded with random events, a fun Mystery Wild® feature and a brand new Wheel concept, this game is sure to keep players on the edge of their seats.

With a max bet, the stand-alone progressive jackpot starts at $20,000 and with over 3,100 ways to win players can expect an amazing experience and the ability to cash in and win large jackpots. Don’t miss eight interactive and magical bonuses, there may also be a vanishing rabbit found throughout the game.

The Penn & Teller slot games will roll-out this week to other Caesars Entertainment resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, including Harrah’s Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Known for their outrageous blending of magic and comedy, Penn & Teller´s Las Vegas show skewers traditional hat-and-rabbit magic tricks with provocative, hilarious and often amazing results. After becoming a smash on Broadway and touring the country, the dynamic duo continues their Las Vegas show, 24 years and counting.

Penn & Teller perform in the Penn & Teller Theatre at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino nightly (dark Thursdays and Fridays) at 9 p.m. Tickets start at $75. For tickets, visit the Rio Box Office, call 702-777-7776 or visit www.riolasvegas.com. For groups of 10 or more, please call 702-740-4277.

About Penn & Teller
Together since 1975, Penn & Teller debuted in Las Vegas in 1993 and have been performing at the Rio since 2001. They are currently the longest-running headliners to play in the same Las Vegas hotel.

The two are winners of an Emmy, Obie, and Writer’s Guild award and also have their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Their Showtime series, "Penn & Teller: BS!" was the network's longest-running series and was nominated for 16 Emmy awards. They currently star on The CW’s hit series, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.” On top of all these accolades, Penn & Teller had three successful Broadway runs and three sold-out tours of England. Entertainment Weekly also included them on its "50 Funniest Comedians Alive" list.

About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms – including the Samba suites and the luxurious Palazzo Villas with a private entrance – the property overlooks the Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. A variety of entertainment options at the resort include headliners Penn & Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the internationally-acclaimed water production, WOW. Additionally, Rio Las Vegas is home to family-friendly attractions such as the VooDoo Zip Line, an adrenaline-rushing thrill ride that offers a 360-degree panorama of the famous Strip from 490 feet above the ground, as well as KISS by Monster Mini Golf. The off-Strip resort features a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including the new Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho, VooDoo Steak, Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, Hash House A Go Go, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar, VooDoo Beach and VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub, which offers panoramic views of The Strip. Just a short drive from Rio Las Vegas, Rio Secco Golf Club – recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World” – is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit riolasvegas.com or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.

About Everi
Everi (NYSE:EVRI) is dedicated to providing video and mechanical reel gaming content and technology solutions, integrated gaming payments solutions and compliance and efficiency software. Everi Games provides: (a) comprehensive content, electronic gaming units and systems for Native American and commercial casinos, including both Wide-Area Progressive systems and the award winning TournEvent® slot tournament solution; and (b) the central determinant system for the video lottery terminals installed in the State of New York. Everi Payments provides: (a) access to cash at gaming facilities via Automated Teller Machine cash withdrawals, credit card cash access transactions, point of sale debit card transactions, and check verification and warranty services; (b) fully integrated gaming industry kiosks that provide cash access and related services; (c) products and services that improve credit decision making, automate cashier operations and enhance patron marketing activities for gaming establishments; (d) compliance, audit and data solutions; and (e) online payment processing solutions for gaming operators in states that offer intrastate, Internet-based gaming and lottery activities.

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