IGT Makes the Most Millionaires of any Gaming Manufacturer; Gives Away Nearly 6 Billion in Jackpot Winnings Since 1986

Just released MegaJackpots® Infographic also reveals 'winningest states' and 'luckiest months'.

Jul 08, 2013, 09:00 ET from IGT

LAS VEGAS, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has published a compelling infographic looking at the history of MegaJackpots® millionaires including total money won, 'winningest states' and luckiest months. As a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products in casinos worldwide, IGT MegaJackpot games have created more than 1,500 millionaires, more than any other gaming manufacturer.

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To access the complete infographic, visit www.megajackpots.com.

With nearly $6 billion won since 1986, the infographic names the following the "Top 5 Winningest States," ranked by total MegaJackpot dollar amount won, including:

  • Nevada: $2.3 billion
  • New Jersey: $884 million
  • Mississippi: $513 million
  • California: $429 million
  • Louisiana: $307 million

The graphic also identifies the luckiest months for winnings, with May ($548 million), March ($509 million) and November ($493 million) making up the top three. 

IGT launched MegaJackpots progressive product line in 1986 with MegaBucks® slots. Today, it includes an impressive library of notable licensed games including CSI: Video Slots that deliver unforgettable player experiences and bring America's favorite names to the casino floor.

More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com.

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