IGT’s Wheel of Fortune Continues Winning Streak, Awards $6.3 M in May

June 26th, 2023: International Gaming Technology, or IGT, continues its tradition of excellence through its impressive portfolio of casino games. In a recent press release, the company announced that one of its flagship casino games, the Wheel of Fortune slot, completed another spectacular month with jackpots totaling $6.3 million.

Here’s how the jackpots were spread over three casinos and locations: $1,215,041 at the Ho-Chunk Gaming Nekoosa in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, $2,914,518 at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, and $2,198,173 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. These wins for May once again solidify the standing of IGT as a premier supplier of rewarding casino games for slots enthusiasts.

Successive jackpots in three US locations, with three exciting variants

May has been a busy month for IGT’s Wheel of Fortune slot machines. The string of wins started on May 2nd when a player at the Ho-Chunk Gaming Nekoosa in Wisconsin hit the big time with the Wheel of Fortune High Roller. A recent addition to IGT’s portfolio, the Wheel of Fortune High Roller boasts a versatile wheel bonus with multiple pointers, progressive jackpots, mystery bonuses, and multipliers.

On May 19th, a player hit the big-time Wheel of Fortune Pink Diamond with a total payout of $2,914,518. The Wheel of Fortune series’s three-reel and five-pay line variant boasts the Pink Diamond and Double Diamond symbols. Also, your wins get an 8x multiplier if three double 7 symbols land on the paylines.

Finally, the last player got lucky with Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin Triple Gold MegaTower at ARIA Resort & Casino and earned $2,198,173. This 3-Reel, 5-Line Stepper game with a 27″ mechanical reel is one of IGT’s most impressive creations. The slot machine boasts a progressive jackpot that can be won by collecting a combo of Triple Gold symbols on the first payline.

IGT’s Wheel of Fortune- A tradition of wins

IGT’s Wheel of Fortune is one of the most successful slot machines in the industry and has minted over 1,100 millionaires and dispensed over $3.4 billion in jackpots. In April, the company also reported a sterling performance of its machines as it minted three new millionaires. The Wheel of Fortune series of slots is based on the classic TV show of the same name, which is trademarked as America’s Game.

In related news, IGT has announced its new agreement with Sony Pictures Television, granting the company exclusive rights to use the Wheel of Fortune brand for lottery, iGaming, and gambling. This latest contract with Sony runs from 1, 2025, to December 31, 2034. According to Renato Ascoli, IGT’s  Global Gaming CEO, the new agreement can help the company “maximize the returns of this licensing partnership and advance our legacy of creating omnichannel Wheel of Fortune games that generate demand and award prolific jackpots”. 

He adds that “Sony Pictures Television has been a trusted IGT partner for more than 25 years, and in that time, we’ve delivered a diverse portfolio of Wheel of Fortune games that has set the industry standard for innovation, is the clear leader in industry game-performance charts and generated significant revenue for our customers”.