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IGT's Wheel of Fortune® video slot creates another millionaire at the Desert Diamond Casino

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

IGT's Wheel of Fortune® video slot creates another millionaire at the Desert Diamond Casino

04:00 EDT Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Lucky winner is the 1,500th millionaire made by IGT

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Tucson, Arizona man became a new millionaire when he won a $1,135,558 jackpot on an International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) Wheel of Fortune Double 3X4X5X Pay video slot machine on April 26, 2013 at Desert Diamond Casino.

Mohan N. celebrated his winning together with his son and daughter, and his son-in-law. The new millionaire plans to use his life-changing jackpot to pay off his children's student loans and help his wife as she prepares to undergo surgery.

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. IGT has awarded more than 17 million dollars in April of this year alone.

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

IGT Resources:

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  • Play DoubleDown Casino Games
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  • 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 or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting or

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


For further information: Mariya Barnes, IGT Public Relations, +1-702-669-7679,

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