Hot Topic: Bally Gaming goes progressive with 777

Oct 17, 2001 1:23 AM

Bally Gaming and Systems, a leader in slots, video machines and casino management software, now has a wide area progressive with its new Millionaire 777s slot game.

With a reset value of $1 million that escalates in relation to player wagering, Millionaire 777s has been positioned as “the new gold standard in $1 progressive slots,” offering players a more realistic chance at millionaire status than other slot games currently available.

With 500 games on the link at a certain coin-in threshold, the Millionaire 777s game is designed to pay out the top award approximately every 51 days. Upon verification, the jackpot is paid by Bally Gaming and Systems and the lucky winner has the choice of annual payments or a lump-sum cash option.

With the “jackpot ladder” that rewards players for each successive bonus respin of the reels, the game showcases the Blazing 7s theme that is among the most successful slot models Bally Gaming has ever introduced. On average, players will get a chance at the “jackpot ladder” every 107 spins with a guaranteed bonus pay of $20 and an average payout of $103.

With the $1 million reset value, Bally Gaming’s Thrillions progressive system now offers players in Nevada a life-changing top award along with low-end (Blondie ”” $25,000) and mid-range (Betty Boop ”” $100,000) jackpots. Millionaire 777s is also scheduled to be introduced in New Jersey, Native American casinos and Mississippi in the coming months.

Bally Gaming and Systems, a wholly owned business unit of Las Vegas-based Alliance Gaming Corporation (NASDAQ: ALLY), designs, manufactures, operates and distributes advanced gaming devices and systems worldwide. Additional information on Alliance Gaming Corporation can be found at