IGT's DoubleDown Casino Wins Big with Wheel of Fortune® Double Times Pay 3x4x5x

May 14, 2015, 06:00 ET from International Game Technology PLC

LAS VEGAS and SEATTLE, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC's ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) DoubleDown Casino® social gaming website gives players 2,000 reasons to try its new game with the launch of the Wheel of Fortune Double Times Pay 3x4x5x® game for desktop and mobile devices, featuring a whopping 2000x bonus payout.  

The most popular game theme on the DoubleDown Casino app since its launch last year, Wheel of Fortune is inspired by the classic slot machine loved by players around the world.  In this, the fourth 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, Wheel of Fortune Double Times Pay 3x4x5x game has potential to hit the Wheel Bonus, which lets players spin the Wheel to win up to 2000x the value of their virtual wagers. 

"Since we launched Wheel of Fortune on DoubleDown Casino, the games have become wildly popular with players for delivering the genuine Vegas-style slot play experience," said Jim Veevaert, DoubleDown Interactive Vice President of Games"Inspired by the timeless classics that players love, we created Wheel of Fortune Double Times Pay 3x4x5x game, replicating the traditional three-reel 'stepper' style game while amplifying the excitement of winning with a huge 2000x bonus payout in the Wheel Bonus."

More Wheel of Fortune titles are currently in development for the DoubleDown Casino app, as part of IGT's multi-year agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to develop mobile and online games for the DoubleDown Casino app and for-wager online play worldwide through 2024.

In 1996, IGT launched the Wheel of Fortune slot machine for land-based casinos 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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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.

Phil O'Shaughnessy, IGT Corporate Communications +1 (702) 669 - 2975

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