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IGT’s Wheel of Fortune Slot Jackpots Produce Two New Millionaires in January

The world renowned gaming company, International Game Technology Plc., has made two new millionaires just in the space of January 2017. Their most popular slot machine title, Wheel of Fortune, delivered two life changing jackpots last month. The prize money given away came to a total of more than USD 2.3 million in combined pay outs.

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Wheel of Fortune Slot Jackpots

The first lucky player won his jackpot playing at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the 14th of January 2017. He won USD 1,240,209 while playing Wheel of Fortune Red White Blue (R) Wild Star slots.

The MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The property is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International. When the casino resort first opened to the public in 1993, it was the largest hotel complex in the world. However, to this day it remains the largest single hotel in the United States and the third largest of its kind in the world. The property also includes five outdoor pools, rivers, and waterfalls, a 380,000 square feet convention centre, the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and the Grand Spa. It also houses numerous shops, night clubs, restaurants and the largest casino in Clark County.

The second lucky player won his million at the New York- New York Hotel & Casino, also located in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The casino patron won USD 1,156,473 on the 29th of January 2017. He was playing on the slot title, Wheel of Fortune Double Times Pay 3x4x5x (R).

New York-New York Hotel & Casino is another property located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The casino resort is also owned and operated by MGM Resorts International. The architecture of the aptly named property is inspired by the New York City skyline from the 1940’s era. It adorns replicas of several iconic New York structures throughout their grounds. The property first opened to the public in January of 1997 and was completely renovated in 2006. It currently includes major attractions such as Hershey’s Chocolate World, which offers shops and restaurants specialising in Hershey's chocolate products. The attractions also include Hershey's Great Chocolate Factory Mystery in 4D, the Hershey Trolley Works, Wrap Happiness, and a free Chocolate Tour ride.

IGT is well known for paying out huge jackpots. They solidified their reputation in the casino gaming world when they adapted the popular game show, Wheel of Fortune, into a slot game title in 1996. The game that is hugely popular has created more than 1,000 millionaires over the years. IGT claims that they have given out over USD 3 billion in jackpots through the many variants of their Wheel of fortune slot games. With new millionaires being made regularly even today, the Wheel of Fortune Title and IGT show no signs of slowing down.

International Game Technology Plc. (IGT)

International Game Technology Plc. (IGT), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is the global leader in gaming. They enable players to experience their favourite games across all channels and regulated segments of the industry. This includes everything from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming platforms. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in- depth customer Intelligence, operational expertise and leading- edge technology, their gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers no matter what their choice of gaming location is. They have a well- established local presence in the USA. They also have good relationships with local and international governments and are regulated in more than 100 countries around the world. IGT claims to create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. The company approximately employs 13,000 individual across all their offices.

Wheel of Fortune Slot Games

Wheel of Fortune has been the number one syndicated game show since its inception. The popular show has earned seven Emmy Awards, which includes one Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. The show attracts more than 26 million viewers per week. It has been noted that the syndication's most successful series continues to attract a larger audience than many primetime television shows.  Wheel of Fortune is produced in High Definition by Sony Pictures Television, which is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.  It is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Studios International, both units of CBS Corp.

IGT’s collaboration with the Wheel of Fortune franchise took shape more than a couple of decades ago. IGT launched the first Wheel of Fortune slot title in 1996. This solidified the company's leadership in Wide Area Progressive technology. The slot soon became a fan favourite. Since it was established, the Wheel of Fortune slot game became and has remained the most successful slot title of all time. IGT has gone on to create more than 200 variations of the game over the years. The title can be spotted everywhere from cruise ships to casino floors in more than 20 countries around the world. The slot titles have collectively produced more than 1,000 millionaires over the years. The company has delivered in excess of USD 3 billion in jackpots throughout its illustrious history.

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