IGT acquires 13 patents
International Game Technology said it acquired 13 U.S.
patents previously owned by Eagle Co.
The patents cover slot machine technologies.
One of the patents, for instance, covers the use of one or more bonus reels on a slot machine.
Terms of the acquisition are confidential, IGT said.
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