Trust Las Vegas to always come up with feel-good stories about great games and lucrative jackpots.
In another colorful story about winning big, another lucky player hit the jackpot in a popular slot machine. According to local news reports, the player won $1,262,132.28 by playing the Wheel of Fortune at the Sunset Station last July 2020. According to the Station Casinos spokesperson, the anonymous player hit the
The lucky combination was hit at around 9:30 pm using a bet of $7 on the player’s third spin. It’s the second time a lucky casino player has hit the jackpot in the Wheel of Fortune in Sunset Station this year. In June, a lucky Sunset Station player hit the jackpot work $689,000 in the same slot machine.
Over 1.2M Won in Wheel of Fortune Last May
It isn’t the first time that this slot machine has produced winners. In May 2021, a lucky gambler also hit the multi-million jackpot in the Las Vegas Wheel of Fortune slot machine. According to various reports, the winner was a Las Vegas visitor from Idaho who managed to play and hit the game’s jackpot of Wheel of Fortune at the Westgate Hotel-Casino.
Like most winnings, the operator did not identify the jackpot winner. But, according to records, the player was at the casino and playing the games for about four minutes around 4:30 am when she hit the winning combination. The lucky casino player was apparently in Las Vegas for a last-minute change in the family’s vacation plans.
About the Wheel of Fortune Slot Machine
The Wheel of Fortune slot by IGT is probably one of the most popular games in pubs and brick-and-mortar casinos. This popular slot machine takes inspiration from the classic 1980s American TV show of the same name where players spin a huge wheel to earn prizes. The slot machine comes with a 5-reel and 30 paylines configuration and boasts Scatters, the bonus wheel, and the progressive jackpot. According to IGT, the Wheel of Fortune slot machine has transformed the lives of 1,100 lucky players and has awarded over $3.3 billion in jackpots since 1996.
Now, a Wheel of Fortune Casino is Ready
Thanks to its reputation and resounding popularity, a new online casino will be established around the Wheel of Fortune. MGM Resort International has announced that the company has teamed with Sony to create a unique Wheel of Fortune digital casino. According to Matt Prevost, MGM’s Chief Revenue Officer, the plan is to bring the Wheel of Fortune TV experience to the player’s mobile phone while wagering in real money. According to the company’s press release, the online casino will launch first in New Jersey and expand in other states. In addition, the online casino will provide its bettors and visitors with ‘Wheel of Fortune-branded online slots produced and designed by IGT, together with other themed casino games and exciting features.
For its part, IGT is excited to participate in this exciting new venture. According to IGT CEO Enrico Drago, the Wheel of Fortune brand has been synonymous with slot machines and casino entertainment for over 25 years. The plan to bring the game online in a casino will entertain and engage all types of casino players.