LONDON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) ("IGT") delivered a mega-payout when a lucky player won $3,285,849 on IGT's Megabucks® slot at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in Highland, Calif., on April 29, 2015. This is the property's third largest jackpot since it opened in 1986.
The slot enthusiast, who wished to remain anonymous, was playing the fan-favorite Megabucks® game theme, Double Diamond Deluxe™ video slot when the colossal jackpot hit. The winner plans to use his winnings to renovate his home and take care of his family.
No one pays jackpots like IGT. IGT Megabucks' mega-payout history has generated more than $1.2 billion since its inception in 1987. The world record slot jackpot was on IGT's Megabucks and paid out $39 million in 2003. IGT launched Wheel of Fortune® slots in 1996 and solidified the Company's leadership in Wide Area Progressive technology. The fan-favorite theme has minted nearly 1,000 millionaires and delivered over $3 billion in jackpots throughout its illustrious history.
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IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of prime content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately $6 billion in revenues and more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit merger.igt.com.
Cherryl Kaopua, Corporate Communications, (702) 669-7706