IGT Megabucks® Hits for $11,798,517 at Bonanza Casino in Reno, Nev.

Apr 11, 2013, 18:45 ET from International Game Technology

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced a Nevada Megabucks® jackpot hit at the Bonanza Casino in Reno, Nev. for $11,798,517 on April 10, 2013.

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The new IGT Megabucks® winner said that she came to the Bonanza Casino to enjoy an evening with her nephew. When the winning symbols lined up, she was shocked and wasn't sure if she had won or not. She soon realized she was a new millionaire and can't wait to celebrate with her friends. IGT congratulates our newest Megabucks winner and thanks the Bonanza Casino for its participation.

Nevada Megabucks® was launched more than 25 years ago as the world's first wide-area progressive slot system. Since 1986, over $1 billion in Megabucks® jackpots have been won with more than $728 million in Megabucks® jackpots awarded in Nevada.

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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 regulated markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging 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

Mariya Barnes
IGT Public Relations

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