LONDON, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) Megabucks® slot game awarded a mega-sized $11,856,654.67 jackpot to a lucky player at the Fremont Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on August 8, 2017. The luck-struck player made a max-bet wager on the Megabucks Double 3X4X5X Pay game to win the colossal jackpot.
This win marks the largest jackpot awarded on the Megabucks theme in 2017.
No one pays jackpots like IGT. This jackpot continues IGT Megabucks' mega-payout history, now totaling more than $1 billion since its inception in 1986. The world record in slot jackpots was won on IGT Megabucks and paid out $39 million in March 2003.
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