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More than 100,000 Fans Flock to IGT MegaJackpots® Facebook Page

Thursday, March 14, 2013

More than 100,000 Fans Flock to IGT MegaJackpots® Facebook Page17:02 EDT Thursday, March 14, 2013Big Jackpots, Big Wins and Big Contests take Center Stage on VEGAS, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The fans just keep coming to International Game Technology's (NYSE: IGT) MegaJackpots Facebook page. IGT celebrates an industry milestone this week as more than 100,000 fans have liked its MegaJackpots® Facebook page in just five months.(Photo: The MegaJackpots® Facebook page debuted in October 2012 as part of a larger social media campaign. It is a hub for casino jackpot fans seeking news on the latest jackpot wins, the newest MegaJackpots® titles, where to play MegaJackpots® slot games and information on the latest MegaJackpots® contests as well as exclusive offers at Fans have lots of reasons to celebrate on the Facebook page. Currently, MegaJackpots® fans on Facebook are invited to enter the Play Your Way Giveaway. The contest gives entrants a chance to choose between two vacation packages to either Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif., or Harrah's New Orleans. The prize package includes airfare, accommodations, entertainment and more for the lucky fans.IGT's MegaJackpots® Facebook page is dedicated to the countless MegaJackpots® fans from around the globe. IGT launched MegaJackpots® progressive product line in 1986 and has since produced thousands of major winners with jackpots ranging from just over $1 million to the world record slot jackpot of more than $39 million. MegaJackpots® games are created by IGT, a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products in casinos worldwide. More information about IGT is available at IGT Resources: Like us on Facebook Play DoubleDown Casino Games Like DoubleDown Casino on Facebook Follow us on Twitter   View IGT's YouTube Channel Check out our other Games and Gaming Systems Like IGT MegaJackpots on FacebookAbout IGTInternational Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and continues to transform the industry by translating casino player experiences to social, mobile and interactive environments for regulated markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social casino style entertainment to more than 6 million players monthly. More information about IGT is available at or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting or IGTFor further information: Shelle Murach, IGT Public Relations, +1-775-448-0221,