LONDON, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) Wheel of Fortune slots made history at Empire City Casino in New York when a lucky player won a $1.4 million jackpot playing Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars® on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. The winner collected New York State Lottery's largest video lottery jackpot payout of all time.
The new millionaire, Howard G., is a longtime fan of Wheel of Fortune slots and said he plans to retire comfortably with his life-changing jackpot. Howard G. is one of over 1,000 million dollar jackpot winners on Wheel of Fortune slots to date.
IGT launched Wheel of Fortune slots in 1996 and solidified the Company's leadership in Wide Area Progressive technology. IGT has created more than 200 variations of the game that can be found on casino floors in more than 20 countries worldwide.
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