PRNewswire – The saying “Happy Friday” took on a new meaning for one southern Nevada resident after his gaming experience on global gaming entertainment leader IGT’s (NYSE: IGT) famed MegaJackpots® game, Wheel Of Fortune made him $1,784,972 richer at the California Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on July 11, 2014. The winner wished to remain anonymous.

The winner described the life-changing moment as pure luck. He explained that he and a friend had spent a couple nights at the hotel and were simply keeping themselves entertained on the Wheel of Fortune game before heading to the airport. The lucky player instantly knew he had won when he saw three red 7’s aligned on the game’s reels.

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About IGT
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 or connect with IGT at @IGTNews or Anyone can play at the DoubleDown Casino by visiting or

Michelle Schenk
IGT Public Relations