IGT's Wheel of Fortune® Slots Continue Jackpot-Paying Legacy into the New Year

Four jackpots in two months totaled more than $7.7 million in payouts

Mar 01, 2016, 16:31 ET from IGT

LONDON, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) Wheel of Fortune slots awarded four lucky players with life-changing jackpots over December 2015 and January 2016. These jackpots totaled more than $7.7 million in combined payouts.

One new millionaire won $3,084,922 while playing the Wheel of Fortune Big Money™ Multi-Level Progressives video slot at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J., on Jan. 2.

In addition, IGT awarded the following million dollar-plus jackpots across the U.S. in December, 2015:

  • A $1,015,324 jackpot was awarded on IGT's Wheel of Fortune 5X Pay slots at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Fla., on Dec. 23.
  • A $1,743,286 jackpot was awarded on Wheel of Fortune Reel Double 3X4X5X Pay slots at Mohegan Sun in Conn., on Dec. 20.
  • A $2,005,393 jackpot was awarded on Wheel of Fortune Double 3X4X5X Pay slots at Greektown Casino-Hotel in Mich., on Dec. 13.

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 over 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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