Gaming industry is seen green thanks to James Bond. Baccarat was once the game of the rich and thanks to James Bond the game has seen an explosion lately. The largest maker of slot machines, the Nevada based International Game Technology (IGT), is pitching Golden Baccarat, an electronic version of the game. IGT bought Seattle based video-game company DoubleDown Interactive, in January for $500 million. DoubleDown operates one of the largest digital casinos and provide gaming in regulated markets. Over five million customers visit the site on a monthly basis. DoubleDown experience a tremendous growth and contributing to the bottom line of IGT.
In 2005, IGT bought the UK based and focused Wagerworks for $90 million. Wagerworks provides more than 100 real wage options online in regulated markets. IGT recently announced that it is taking online gaming to mobile phones. It released Elvis A Little More Action, Wolf Run and Kitty Glitter for iOS and Android operated smartphones and tablet devices. Elvis A Little More Action is a 50-payline slot game. Wolf Run and Kitty Litter are two of IGT’s favorite games that can be played on mobile devices. Online gaming is prohibited in the U.S.