Wheel of Fortune slot nears $6.5 million

Aug 26, 2008 7:02 PM

By GT Staff | Well above its last jackpot win of $4 million, the Wheel of Fortune Special Edition statewide progressive could hit any day now. The jackpot continues to grow daily and is currently approaching $6.5 million.

"This will be our biggest Special Edition jackpot hit ever," IGT Vice President of Marketing Ed Rogich said. "For their chance at this enormous amount, players should go to their favorite casinos that feature Wheel of Fortune Special Edition games. This hit will be a huge celebration."

From Wendover to Reno and all the way down to Jean, players in Nevada can find their chance at life-altering millions at more than 100 casinos statewide. To find a Wheel of Fortune Special Edition slot machine closest to them, players can visit www.MegaJackpots.com. Simply use the Game Finder function for Nevada and click on the "Wheel of Fortune Special Edition" icon. This website lists casinos and estimated jackpot amounts for all MegaJackpots games in the state.

IGT launched its MegaJackpots line in 1986 and has since produced 70 major winners whose jackpots range from just over $1 million to the world record slot jackpot of $39.7 million won in March 2003 in Las Vegas. In 1994, IGT introduced the Wheel of Fortune theme to the MegaJackpots family of games. Wheel of Fortune progressive statewide slot systems are the most popular in the United States.