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QuarterMillion$ hits!

Jul 13, 2004 3:07 AM

It didn’t take long for Bally’s new progressive slot, QuarterMillion$, to make its mark. The new wide-area-progressive slot, which debuted just a few weeks ago, hit for the first time in its short history.

The lucky winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, won the inaugural QuarterMillion$ instant-pay jackpot of $265,080.11 on a 25-cent Lucky Wheel slot machine at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 at the Treasure Island casino in Las Vegas.

Resetting at an impressive $250,000, the exciting QuarterMillion$ progressive link offers the highest minimum progressive jackpot ever for a three-quarter, instant-pay slot. The name "QuarterMillion$" also refers to the game’s 25-cent wager and the chance to win the lucrative super progressive prize for just 75 cents a spin.

The initial national deployment of slot titles on the QuarterMillion$ link in Nevada includes Lucky Wheel, Tower of Power, In The Money and QuarterMillion$ Frenzy. A number of new reel-spinning, video and hybrid QuarterMillion$ games in a variety of denominations are in development.

The first wave of QuarterMillion$ slots are now available for play in Nevada includes the Aladdin, John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Bellagio, Barbary Coast, Boulder Station, Bill’s Lake Tahoe, Casablanca, Club Cal-Neva, Excalibur, Eureka Casino Mesquite, Fitzgerald’s Reno, Golden Gate, Imperial Palace, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, The Oasis, Rail City, Suncoast, Sands Regency, Slot World, The Orleans, Tahoe Biltmore, Tuscany and Westward Ho.

Future Nevada locations that are currently scheduled to receive these new QuarterMillion$ progressive games in the coming weeks include Boardwalk, Boomtown, Buffalo Bills, Carson Station, Casino Fandango, Eldorado Casino, Four Queens, Gold Ranch, Gold Coast, Golden Nugget, Golden Phoenix, Harrah’s Reno, Jerry’s Nugget, MGM Grand, New York New York, Palace Station, Poker Palace, Primm Valley Resort, The Sahara, Sam’s Town, Silverton, Texas Station, The Nugget and Whiskey Pete’s.

QuarterMillion$ has also gone live on a statewide link in Mississippi and on a national Native American link stretching from New York and Connecticut to Califor