(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce that a lucky winner won a $1,225,317 jackpot on Monday, September 14 at Four Winds New Buffalo
. The jackpot was hit on a $1 Wheel of Fortune Pink Diamond slot machine, manufactured by International Game Technology.
Other recent life-changing jackpots at Four Winds New Buffalo include a $509,036 jackpot on March 22, 2014, a $211,698 jackpot on Friday, February 14, 2014, a $1,038,265 jackpot on June 9, 2013, and a $744,966 jackpot hit on January 1, 2013. Four Winds New Buffalo features a 130,000 square-foot gaming floor and is home to 3,000 slot machines, a smoke-free slot room and 66 table games.
The casino also has wide-area progressives, which link to other Native American casinos around the country and produce some of the highest jackpots in the region.
IGT launched Wheel of Fortune slots in 1996. It is known as the most successful slot title of all-time and has minted nearly 1,000 millionaires and delivered over $3 billion in jackpots throughout its illustrious history. IGT has created more than 200 variations of the game that can be found on casino floors in more than 20 countries worldwide.