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Multi-million Dollars Awarded in Two Days from IGT's Wheel of Fortune® video slot

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Multi-million Dollars Awarded in Two Days from IGT's Wheel of Fortune® video slot

18:22 EDT Thursday, March 28, 2013

LAS VEGAS, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has awarded more than $3.6 million in two days on IGT's Wheel of Fortune® Double Diamond 2X Fire® and Wheel of Fortune® 5X Pay?.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/LA50769LOGO)

A lucky winner won a $1,709,620.03 jackpot at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., on Tuesday, March 26. Twenty-four hours later another lucky winner won $1,949,158.15 at the Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton, La.

IGT launched MegaJackpots® progressive product line in 1986 and has since produced dozens of major winners with jackpots ranging from just over $1 million to the world record slot jackpot of more than $39 million.

MegaJackpots® games including Wheel of Fortune slots 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 www.IGT.com.

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

About 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 IGT.com or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com.

©2013 Califon Productions, Inc. "Wheel of Fortune" is a registered trademark of Califon Productions, Inc.  All Rights Reserved. 

SOURCE International Game Technology

For further information: Shelle Murach, IGT Public Relations, 1-775-448-0221, Shelle.Murach@IGT.com

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