Everi Reports First Jackpot Lockdown™ Jackpot Winner


LAS VEGAS and THACKERVILLE, Okla., April 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Everi Holdings Inc. (“Everi” or the “Company”), the casino gaming industry’s single source provider of gaming products and payments solutions, reported today that a lucky player at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, OK, won the first ever top Jackpot Lockdown™ jackpot on April 1.  The winner took home a jackpot of more than $116,000 while playing the Jackpot Lockdown High Voltage™ three-reel mechanical game theme, one of two games featured on the new Jackpot Lockdown Wide-Area Progressive (“WAP”) link from Everi.  The Jackpot Lockdown base jackpot has been reset to $100,000.

Jackpot Lockdown, one of the first WAP links developed exclusively for Class II markets, went live at four casinos in Oklahoma in late February.  It combines the popular Mega Meltdown® and High Voltage three-reel mechanical games with a large linked progressive platform and unique math model to heighten player excitement and engagement.  Jackpot Lockdown also features the Company’s recently introduced Foundation™ sign, a visually stimulating 65-inch sign package with LCD monitors that amplifies the celebration of a big win.  The Jackpot Lockdown WAP link and game themes are expected to debut at additional casinos in Oklahoma, Texas, California, Arizona and Wisconsin over the next several months.

“Our new Jackpot Lockdown wide-area-progressive jackpot games have proven to be very popular with casino patrons since their introduction several weeks ago and we are excited to share in the thrill of the first jackpot win,” said Dean Ehrlich, Executive Vice President and Games Business Leader for Everi.  “We will soon install these entertaining games in more casinos and more markets, adding additional licensed content to the jackpot build-up and eventual big wins.  Our WAP games are an important component of our overall product strategy and we’ve gotten off to an exciting start.”

About Everi Holdings
Everi Holdings is dedicated to providing video and mechanical reel gaming content and technology solutions, integrated gaming payments solutions and compliance and efficiency software. The Company’s Games business provides: (a) comprehensive content, electronic gaming units and systems for Native American and commercial casinos, including the award winning TournEvent® slot tournament solution; and (b) the central determinant system for the video lottery terminals installed at racetracks in the State of New York. The Company’s Payments business 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.



Linda Trinh
VP, Marketing & Promotions, Everi
512-334-7627 or linda.trinh@everi.com

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