IGT's Megabucks® Hits for a Staggering 12 Million Dollars at MGM Grand Las Vegas

Second largest jackpot to hit on Megabucks slot in a single year

Nov 08, 2013, 06:00 ET from IGT

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IGT (NYSE: IGT) has 12 million reasons why you should play its Megabucks slot machine. Monday afternoon a jackpot hit for $12,463,147.70 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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This makes the 24th millionaire made by IGT since the beginning of the year, with over $71 million in life-changing jackpots awarded at casinos nationwide.

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 $805 million in Megabucks® jackpots awarded in the state of Nevada alone.

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About IGT

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 markets around the world. IGT's acquisition of DoubleDown Interactive provides engaging social 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 orfacebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com