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The most popular casino game slot of all times paid out more than $950,000 in one week
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week IGT (NYSE:IGT) awarded $958,743.35 in total jackpots at the newly opened $800 million Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park, CA.
"We are thrilled to have had two IGT Megajackpots® winners hit in a matter of one week at Graton Resort & Casino," said Joe Hasson, Graton Resort & Casino General Manager.
Two winners, who preferred to stay anonymous, were overjoyed with $106,878.59 on the Wheel of Fortune® Reel MultiPLAY - Five Times Pay™ and $851,864.76 on the Wheel of Fortune® Spinning Reel - Triple Double Emeralds™ respectively.
"IGT's Wheel of Fortune struck gold at Sonoma County's new hot spot, and we're excited to collaborate with our partners at Graton Resort & Casino to bring the most compelling game play experiences to the casino floor, and to create more jackpot winners," said Susan Cartwright, IGT Vice President Corporate Communications.
IGT has been making millionaires since 1986 and has awarded about $6 billion in MegaJackpots® nationwide.
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
About Graton Resort & Casino
The $800 million Graton Resort & Casino opened in November and is the Bay Area's newest entertainment destination located 45 minutes north of San Francisco in Rohnert Park, Calif. The casino features 144 gaming tables, 3,000 slot and video poker machines as well as offers the Graton Rewards loyalty card program. The Casino offers a variety of restaurants including Martin Yan's M. Y. China, 630 Park Steakhouse, the Daily Grill and Tony's of North Beach to name a few. It is owned by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and is managed on behalf of the Tribe by Station Casinos, a Las Vegas-based gaming and hospitality firm that owns and operates numerous resort hotels and casinos. For more information about Graton Resort & Casino, visit www.GratonResortCasino.com.
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