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IGT's legendary slot game awarded $6.7 million in total jackpot winnings at properties across the US
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The last two weeks were downright lucky for fans of gaming entertainment leader, IGT (NYSE: IGT) and its legacy slot series, Wheel of Fortune®. On Feb. 11, 2014, the gaming giant awarded $1,586,808.96 on a Wheel of Fortune Double Diamonds progressive slot at L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles, LA. Just two short days later on Feb. 13, 2014 guests of Mohegan Sun were hearing "cha-ching" when a $1,195,170.26 jackpot hit on a Wheel of Fortune Triple Diamonds slot in Uncasville, CT. The long weekend was crowned with the big jackpot of $3,894,219.06 on Wheel of Fortune Multi-Win™ Spinning Reel - Triple Strike® at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev.
Dennis M. of Athens, AL was visiting L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles with his girlfriend when his luck hit a turn for the best and he won his $1.5 million jackpot. A fan of the Wheel of Fortune slot series, when Dennis won his prize, he thought to himself "it's about time."
Luck followed a New Hampshire resident to Connecticut when an anonymous slot player became the lucky winner of a more than $1.1 million jackpot at Mohegan Sun's "Mohegan Sky" casino.
Another anonymous new millionaire, who has been awarded with $3.9 million at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, plans to pay off bills and then travel to Ireland, Hawaii, and to take an Alaskan cruise.
IGT launched the MegaJackpots® progressive product line in 1986 and has since produced thousands of winners with jackpots ranging from $1 million to the world-record slot jackpot of more than $39 million.
MegaJackpots games, including Wheel of Fortune slots, are created by IGT, a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products in casinos worldwide.
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 or facebook.com/IGT. Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/doubledowncasino or doubledowncasino.com
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