IGT Wheel of Fortune and Megabucks Slots Award Record-Breaking Jackpots in April
Massive $14-million-plus Megabucks jackpot the largest in Reno history; Wheel of Fortune slots game awards $3.2 million in Canada, the brand’s biggest land-based gaming jackpot in the country
LONDON – May 10, 2023 – International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its Wheel of Fortune, Megabucks®, and Powerbucks™ slots awarded three life-changing jackpots totaling more than $17 million in April.
Lucky slots players won the following million-dollar-plus jackpots last month:
- On April 2, a Megabucks slots player won $14,005,833 playing Megabucks Mega Vault™ at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev., the city’s largest slots jackpot to date.
- On April 15, a Wheel of Fortune slots player won CA$3,217,900, playing Wheel of Fortune Double Times Pay 3X 4X 5X™ at Casino Woodbine in Ontario, Canada, the brand’s biggest land-based jackpot in the country.
- On April 28, an online Powerbucks slots player won CA$1,728,271 playing Wheel of Fortune Elegant Emeralds™ in Quebec, Canada.
IGT Powerbucks slots have paid 48 jackpots of $1 million or more since their Canadian debut in 2016. Wheel of Fortune slots have minted over 1,100 millionaires and awarded over $3.4 billion in jackpots since their launch in 1996.
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About “Wheel of Fortune”
Reaching more than 25 million weekly viewers, Wheel of Fortune reaches more viewers than any other program on television. Trademarked as America’s Game™, it has earned seven Emmy Awards including a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. Wheel of Fortune is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically by CBS Media Ventures and internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group, both divisions of ViacomCBS.
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