March 19th, 2023: The Wheel of Fortune slot by IGT again proves why it’s one of the most rewarding slot machines to play in casinos. In a company statement, IGT has announced that two lucky players each hit the roughly $3 million jackpot this February for $6.5 million. It’s the same month that IGT’s Powerbucks, another lucrative slot machine, awarded a million-dollar jackpot!
3 massive jackpots for February
In the same corporate press release, IGT shared the great news about the three lucky players who won the jackpot through the Wheel of Fortune and IGT’s Powerbucks:
Last February 4th, a player of the Bellagio Las Vegas won $3,257,830 by playing the Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin™ Triple Gold®
On February 18th, the Wheel of Fortune High Roller™ becomes the golden game as one player from Carson Valley Inn in Minden, Nevada, hit the $3,274,538 jackpot
Finally, on February 28th, an Ontario, Canada player became lucky with the online Gong Xi Fa Cai™ with a total jackpot of CA$1,320,483.
Wheel of Fortune by IGT is one of the most popular slot machines of all time
IGT’s Wheel of Fortune is one of the most-played slot machines in history. This slot machine is based on the hit American TV gameshow, the Wheel of Fortune, with over 25 million weekly viewers. The Wheel of Fortune has been trademarked as America’s Game™, an award-winning show with a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. IGT used this popular TV show to inspire the design of the Wheel of Fortune slot machine, now available in different variants. The Wheel of Fortune refers to a premium line of IGT slot machines with several variants with varying bonuses and jackpot potential.
The Wheel of Fortune High Roller™ is one of the most exciting variants to play, which features the growing reel mechanics from Hexbreaker® 3. This slot machine has various wheels that can award massive payouts and a Free Games Bonus. The Gong Xi Fa Cai™ is another popular variant in this line that boasts major symbols with up to 5x Multiplier, an exciting Jackpot Bonus with Boosts, and the Super Free Games.
$3.4 billion in jackpots and counting
IGT’s Wheel of Fortune is one of the most successful games to hit the industry. Since its launch in 1996, the game has awarded over $3.4 billion in jackpots, minting over 1,100 millionaires. The IGT Powerbucks slots, on the other hand, have awarded 47 jackpots of at least $1 million since its Canadian debut in 2016.