LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and Caesars Entertainment have been on the mission to create millionaires. On Jan. 28, 2014 the entertainment giants awarded $4,526,288.12 on the Wheel of Fortune® Triple Wild Spins® Duo Wheel slot machine at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
As the reels hit, triggering the jackpot, the winner initially saw the pay voucher appear and believed that it was showing a serial number. The winner then realized that the voucher was actually a pay by hand voucher, and a big one at that, equaling to just over 4.5 million.
Upon the winner's return home, a bit of goodwill was shared, as the winner immediately made two donations to Operation Smile, which will pay for two operations for children to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.
The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, joins the more than 34 millionaires that have been awarded a total of more than $96 million in life-changing jackpots since January of last year.
IGT's MegaJackpots were launched in 1986 and have since created more than 1,500 millionaires with nearly 6 billion dollars in jackpots awarded. Caesars Entertainment also enjoys an outstanding reputation for awarding jackpots with the company's Millionaire Maker powered by Total Rewards program. To date, the company has made nearly 750 millionaires.
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About Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most diversified casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 75 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah's® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. We are committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognize the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com.
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