LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- International Game Technology announced today that it has formalized an agreement with MGM MIRAGE that will add approximately 300 Wheel of Fortune(R) slot machines to its
Wheel of Fortune slot machine existing base of MegaJackpots(R) branded machines at its casino properties.
"Our goal is to provide popular and entertaining slot products for our properties' casino customers," said Steve Zanella, vice president of slots and entertainment for MGM Grand Las Vegas and slot operations spokesman for MGM MIRAGE.
The MegaJackpots(R) branded machines include linked progressive machines such as Megabucks(R), eBay(TM), Star Wars(TM), The Price Is Right(R) and multi-level progressives such as Fort Knox(R) and Indiana Jones(TM). The installation of the added Wheel of Fortune(R) machines begins immediately and should be complete by the end of August.
"The Wheel of Fortune(R) family of games is the most successful slot product ever and is still one of the most popular games available," said Tom Mikulich, vice president of MegaJackpots(R) for IGT. "We are looking forward to expanding the offerings with some great new Wheel products coming to MGM MIRAGE properties and other casinos soon."
International Game Technology is a global company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of computerized gaming machines and systems products.
|MGM MIRAGE is one of the world's leading gaming companies. It owns and operates 24 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in four other properties in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois and the United Kingdom. MGM MIRAGE has also announced plans to develop Project CityCenter, a multi-billion dollar mixed-use urban development project in the heart of Las Vegas, and has a 50 percent interest in MGM Grand Macau.|
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