IGT’s Megabucks and Powerbucks slots award three jackpots totalling $14.5M+ in August


International Game Technology (IGT)’s Megabucks and Powerbucks slots awarded three millionaire jackpots in August. Combined, the jackpots totaled more than $14.5 million for the month.

On August 8, a Megabucks slots player won $10,159,321 playing Megabucks Gold Forge at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On August 16, a Megabucks slots player won $3,278,372 playing Megabucks Mega Vault at Konocti Vista Casino and Resort in Lakeport, California.

On August 26, an online Powerbucks slots player won CAD 1,462,837 ($1,072,837) playing Powerbucks Arctic Gems in British Columbia, Canada.

The $10.1 million-plus jackpot is Nevada’s third largest Megabucks slots jackpot this year. On July 7, a Megabucks slots player won $10,488,726 playing Megabucks Double Diamond Deluxe at Cannery Casino Hotel in North Las Vegas.

Meanwhile, on April 2, a Megabucks slots player won $14,005,833 playing Megabucks Mega Vault at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, the city’s largest jackpot ever.

IGT Powerbucks slots have paid 51 jackpots of $1 million or more since their Canadian debut in 2016, the company notes. 

For their part, Wheel of Fortune slots have minted over 1,100 millionaires and awarded over $3.5 billion in jackpots since their launch in 1996, notes IGT. The slot is inspired by the popular Wheel of Fortune TV program, which reaches more than 25 million weekly viewers. Trademarked as America’s Game, it has earned seven Emmy Awards including a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show.