WMS Gaming Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries (NYSE: WMS), announced today that a 73-year old Michigan resident won a $7.2 million jackpot on a WMS
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progressive penny slot machine at the Palace Casino in Biloxi, Miss., on Friday evening, February 15. The jackpot exceeds the previous largest win on a WMS Wide-Area Progressive slot machine, which occurred in Atlantic City, when a player won $4.9 million on the
link in January 2011.
“We pay out jackpots every day here at Palace Casino Resort, and we are thrilled to be the home of the $7.2 million winning jackpot on WMS Gaming’s
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state-wide progressive penny slot machine,” said General Manager, Keith Crosby.
Dean Ehrlich, Vice President of Gaming Operations for WMS, said, “The $7.2 million jackpot at the Palace Casino is a life-changing event for this player and his family, and it’s wonderful to see our largest jackpot ever paid by WMS hit with this incredible win! We could not be more excited for this player.”
WMS has a broad portfolio of Wide-Area Progressive machines linked to many multi-property progressive meters, and featuring premium brands such as
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The slot machine is one of the exciting WMS games enhanced by
Web Services that lets casinos add an online dimension to the games on their floor, allowing players to play for fun online and secure bonuses for in-casino play.
The jackpot-winning player wished to remain anonymous.
WMS serves the gaming industry worldwide by designing, manufacturing and marketing games, video and mechanical reel-spinning gaming machines, video lottery terminals and in gaming operations, which consists of the placement of leased participation gaming machines in legal gaming venues. The Company also develops and markets digital gaming content, products, services and end-to-end solutions that address global online wagering and play-for-fun social, casual and mobile gaming opportunities. WMS also addresses customers’ gaming floor evolution with its
networked gaming solution, a suite of systems technologies and applications designed to increase customers’ revenue generating capabilities and operational efficiency. More information on WMS can be found at
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