Jun 29, 2015, 04:05 ET
LAS VEGAS and SEATTLE, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC's ("IGT") (NYSE:IGT) DoubleDown Casino® social gaming website continues its social gaming revolution with today's launch of the Wheel of Fortune Red, White and Blue® game for desktop and mobile devices.
In this fifth Wheel of Fortune theme to launch on the DoubleDown Casino app, players experience a 3-reel, 5-pay line configuration reminiscent of the classic "stepper" style slot machines. With every spin, the Wheel of Fortune Red, White and Blue game can hit the Wheel Bonus, which lets players spin the Wheel to win up to 2000x the value of their virtual wagers.
"A longtime hit on casino floors, Wheel of Fortune Red, White and Blue represents the ideal mix of an Independence Day-themed design and the classic three-reel slot play that DoubleDown Casino players love," said Jim Veevaert, DoubleDown Interactive Vice President of Games. "We're having a blast continuing the legacy of Wheel of Fortune by delivering America's favorite slot machine to players throughout the world on desktop and mobile devices."
More Wheel of Fortune titles are currently in development for the DoubleDown Casino app, as part of IGT's agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products through 2024.
IGT launched the Wheel of Fortune slot machine for land-based casinos 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.
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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 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 has more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.merger.igt.com.
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