LAS VEGAS, August 21, 2014 —For the first time, Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) (“Bally” or the “Company”) has connected its Cash Connection wide-area progressive slot link across Nevada and New Jersey to allow jackpots to reach larger amounts more quickly, offering more excitement for players and driving play for operators.

Bally’s Cash Connection interstate wide-area progressive link went live Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. When it did, the jackpot totals for Nevada and New Jersey were combined for an immediately larger reward. The combined link started with a primary amount of $2,206,417.70 and continues to grow. The multistate link features Bally’s hit games including TITANIC, The Magic of David Copperfield, Betty Boop’s Fortune Teller, Jackpot Empire, Hot Shot Progressive, and more.

The launch of the multistate link comes after gaming regulators in Nevada and New Jersey passed regulations allowing slot jackpots to be linked across state lines.

“Bally is excited to offer players in Nevada and New Jersey an enhanced progressive experience with the possibility of larger, more exciting rewards,” said Bally Technologies’ Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Corporate Marketing Robert Parente. “We believe that this is a great opportunity for the gaming industry: for casino operators, the potential for higher rewards drives player demand, while players will be thrilled at the chance to win an even larger jackpot.”

About Bally Technologies, Inc.

Founded in 1932, Bally Technologies (NYSE: BYI) provides the global gaming industry with innovative games, table game products, systems, mobile, and iGaming solutions that drive revenue and provide operating efficiencies for gaming operators.  For more information, please visit  Connect with Bally on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.