Igt is a company that has its origins in the Nevada of the 1950s. They have developed many of the land-based machine games that Las Vegas have made such a popular destination. IGT is considered one of the largest players in this competitive industry. In the 1980s, they became a listed company and developed the first video poker games. IgGT only ventured into the online gambling market in 2005 as they bought the online software provider WagerWorks. With this purchase, they were able to bring the best of the land-based gambling for the first time in an online area.