UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C.  20549

 


 FORM 8-K


 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):   August 20, 2013

 


INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada

  

001-10684

  

88-0173041

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  

(Commission

File Number)

  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

  

  

  

  

  

6355 South Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada  89113

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

  

  

  

(702) 669-7777

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

  

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

      Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 240.425)

 

      Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

   

 
 

 

 

  

Item 7.01.     Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On August 20, 2013, International Game Technology (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on October 4, 2013 to stockholders of record on September 19, 2013.

 

A copy of the press release announcing the dividend is furnished with this Form 8-K and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)

Exhibits

 

Exhibit

Number

 

Description

     

99.1

 

Press Release dated August 20, 2013

 

 
 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  

INTERNATIONAL GAME

TECHNOLOGY

  

  

  

  

  

Date:  August 20, 2013

By:

 /s/ Paul C. Gracey, Jr.

  

  

  

Paul C. Gracey, Jr.

  

  

  

General Counsel and Secretary

  

 

 

 
3

 

 

 

Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit
Number

 

Description

     

99.1

 

Press Release dated August 20, 2013

 

 

 

 

 4

 


ex99-1.htm

Exhibit 99.1

 

 News Release    

 

International Game Technology Announces a 67% Dividend Increase

 

(LAS VEGAS – August 20, 2013) – International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per share on its common stock, a 67% increase compared to the dividend paid in the same quarter last year. This marks the 42nd consecutive quarter that the Company has paid a dividend, which is currently the longest streak in the gaming industry.

 

“As a reflection of our continued commitment to a balanced and measured approach to returning capital to shareholders, I am delighted to announce a 67% increase in our quarterly cash dividend,” said Patti Hart, CEO of IGT.

 

The dividend is payable on October 4, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 19, 2013.

 

 

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IGT Contacts:

 

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Senior Manager, Investor Relations

 

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Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasury

 

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