IGT And Wheel Of Fortune® Slots Dish Out Mega $1.7 Million Jackpot At Las Vegas Casino

Jul 22, 2014, 06:00 ET from IGT

LAS VEGAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The saying "Happy Friday" took on a new meaning for one southern Nevada resident after his gaming experience on global gaming entertainment leader IGT's (NYSE: IGT) famed MegaJackpots® game, Wheel Of Fortune made him $1,784,972 richer at the California Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on July 11, 2014. The winner wished to remain anonymous.

The winner described the life-changing moment as pure luck. He explained that he and a friend had spent a couple nights at the hotel and were simply keeping themselves entertained on the Wheel of Fortune game before heading to the airport. The lucky player instantly knew he had won when he saw three red 7's aligned on the game's reels.

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About IGT International 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 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.

Michelle Schenk
IGT Public Relations

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