IGT Powerbucks™ Wheel of Fortune® Slots Awards Momentous Multi-Million Dollar Jackpot in February

LONDON – March 15, 2022 – International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its Powerbucks™ slots awarded the third-largest jackpot in the history of the product at Casino Nanaimo in British Columbia, Canada.

On February 24, a lucky slots player won CA$2,129,070 while playing Powerbucks Wheel of Fortune® Cash Link™ Exotic Far East at Casino Nanaimo, a British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) casino operated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation. To date, the largest IGT Powerbucks jackpot was in May 2020, when a player won CA$2.2 million on a Wheel of Fortune® slots game on Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s OLG.ca.

“British Columbia Lottery Corporation continues to focus on delivering omnichannel gaming experiences that resonate with our valued players in British Columbia,” said Dan Beebe, Interim Chief Operating Officer, BCLC. “This incredible IGT Powerbucks win demonstrates BCLC’s commitment to elevating entertainment and excitement for our players.”

“This significant jackpot marks yet another example of how Powerbucks is driving omnichannel jackpot excitement and differentiating our customers’ casinos across Canada,” said David Flinn, IGT Senior Vice President Canada, South and Central America. “Since its Canadian debut with the BCLC, IGT’s industry-leading Powerbucks link has awarded more than 30 life-changing jackpots and continues to offer a distinguished variety of entertaining games and big wins throughout the country.”

IGT Powerbucks is the world’s first omnichannel wide area progressive game that links the jackpot prize pool between gaming machines found in casinos with games available on mobile devices and desktop computers. IGT Powerbucks slots have paid 33 jackpots of $1 million or more since its Canadian debut in 2016. Wheel of Fortune slots have minted over 1,100 millionaires and awarded over $3.3 billion in jackpots since its launch in 1996.