IGT Mints Two Millionaires and Pays More Than $3.8 Million in Jackpots Over Two Days

May 14, 2015, 13:05 ET from International Game Technology PLC

LONDON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) escalated its millionaire-minting streak after awarding two lucky players with life-changing jackpots, totaling more than $3.8 million in one weekend. Both winners wished to remain anonymous.

It was a life-changing experience for one slot enthusiast after winning $2,592,357 on Ghostbusters™ Video Reel at Desert Diamond Casino in Sahuarita, Ariz., on April 24, 2015.

Approximately 24 hours later, jackpot sirens alerted a lucky player that she won $1,273,261 while playing Wheel of Fortune® Double Diamond® video slot at Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.

No one pays jackpots like IGT. IGT launched Wheel of Fortune slots in 1996 and solidified the Company's leadership in Wide Area Progressive technology. Known as the most successful slot title of all time, the fan-favorite theme has minted nearly 1,000 millionaires and delivered over $3 billion in jackpots throughout its illustrious history. IGT has created more than 200 variations of the game that can be found on casino floors in more than 20 countries worldwide.

For more information, visit IGT or go to Facebook at facebook.com/IGT, follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/IGTnews or watch IGT videos on YouTube, youtube.com/user/igt. Play IGT's DoubleDown Casino on Facebook or at doubledowncasino.com.

About IGT 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 premium 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 generated approximately $6 billion in revenues in 2014 and has more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.merger.igt.com.

Cherryl Kaopua, Corporate Communications, (702) 669-7706

© 2015 IGT.  All rights reserved.   All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. 

Ghostbusters™ & © 2015 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.

©2015 Califon Productions, Inc. "Wheel of Fortune" is a registered trademark of Califon Productions, Inc.  All Rights Reserved. 

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150406/196736LOGO


SOURCE International Game Technology PLC