FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 26, 2012
Media Contact: Tony Astran Publicity Manager Seneca Gaming Corporation Phone: 716-501-2066 E-mail: TAstran@SenecaCasinos.com
LUCKY PLAYER WINS $544,908 WHEEL OF FORTUNE® SLOT MACHINE JACKPOT AT SENECA NIAGARA CASINO & HOTEL
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – A Western New York woman won a progressive jackpot of $544,908 this past weekend at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The lucky pull came at 11:25 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 on a MegaJackpots® Wheel of Fortune® 3x 4x 5x dollar slot machine, located near the center of the main gaming floor. The player, identified as Jean D. of Cheektowaga, N.Y., placed a maximum bet of $3 and hit the 3x, 4x and 5x Wheel of Fortune® symbols on the payout line. The progressive amount is linked to games at multiple Native American-owned casinos in the Northeast region. According to Chuck Kilroy, general manager at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, the progressive jackpots add to the excitement – and even larger jackpots are available to be won. - more -
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“Slot machines provide entertainment with a chance to win, and with our ability to link to progressive jackpots because of our size, they also offer life-changing moments at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel,” Kilroy said. “We have a number of progressive jackpots right now on our slots, including $1.26 million on Star Wars, and $1.08 million and $1.27 million on Wheel of Fortune – one of them being a penny denomination. We congratulate Jean on her big win, and it’s a reminder to guests that jackpots can happen to anyone at any time.” Jean D. was visiting Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel with her husband and said she was stunned when she realized she had won. She plans to use her winnings to help her children pay off college loans. MegaJackpots® games including Wheel of Fortune® slots are created by International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT). IGT is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products in casinos worldwide. More information about IGT is available at www.IGT.com. About Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel is located just minutes from the world-famous Niagara Falls in Western New York, near the Canadian border. The property is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. Guests can enjoy 147,000 square feet of gaming space with 4,000 slot machines and 100 table games, 10 restaurants, live entertainment and a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning, 26-story hotel with 604 recently-renovated deluxe rooms, a spa and salon, fitness center and indoor pool. Please visit www.SenecaCasinos.com for more information. ###
A Western New York woman won a progressive jackpot of $544,908 this past weekend at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The lucky pull came at 11...