Vegas Slots Player Hits $1.2 Million on Wheel of Fortune

A Las Vegas visitor has became the latest person to get rich through slots, winning $1.2 million on the Wheel of Fortune slot machine. They were playing at Vegas’ New York-New York casino at the time of the windfall. According to IGT, which developed Wheel of Fortune two decades ago, this is the second person …

Online Slots Player Wins $4.7m to Open 2017

We’re less than one month into 2017 and we already have a multi-million dollar online slots winner. Hailing from the UK, the player won an online slots jackpot worth £3.8 million ($4.7 million). The unnamed Brit was playing Loot’enKhamun through a smartphone at the time of the windfall. Little is known about the person, beyond …

New TMZ Slot Introduces Photo Booth Technology

When I think of TMZ (a.k.a. thirty mile zone), I think of the gossip show that performs countless roadside interviews with celebrities, athletes, and other entertainers. But now, maybe you and I will relate TMZ to slots because IGT has developed a branded game for land-based casinos. This is nothing new because IGT has already …

Tomb Raider as Potential Skill-based Slot Machine?

2016 will forever be known as the year that skill-based slot machines were talked to death. And it doesn’t seem like 2017 will be any different because the discussion has been ongoing. DroidGamers, which discusses smartphone gaming, covered how Tomb Raider is being evaluated as a potential skill-based slot machine. As you may know, Microgaming …

How Casinos Got Around Slots for Tots Law with Nostalgia

Back in January 2000, Gov. Brian Sandoval, the then-chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, pushed the “Slots for Tots” bill, which banned cartoon-themed slot machines that could appeal to minors. “This is a remarkable and landmark day,” Sandoval said after the Slots for Tots rule was enacted. “This will be a model that will be …

Japan to be Next Slot Machine Frontier

Last month, Japanese lawmakers finally approved casino gambling after years of debate. And now, Japan is poised to be the next slot machine frontier for casino companies that have seen their profits stagnate. The downside is that we won’t see casinos and slot machines turn their lights on until the early 2020s – when resort-style …