IGT and Sony Pictures Television are bringing their year-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of Wheel of Fortune Slots to a close in a big way, and on a big stage. The syndicated game show, Wheel of Fortune will feature “Big Money” Week, May 2-6.
Throughout the week, Wheel of Fortune slots games will appear on the famed game show’s set and will be the focus of various vignettes that will air during the episodes. In addition, the “Big Money” Week will feature IGT and MGM Grand-branded wedges on the iconic Wheel, as well as premium prize packages presented in partnership with Carnival Cruise Line, which features Wheel of Fortune slots games in the casinos of their cruise ships.
Suzanne Prete, Sony Pictures Television, EVP, game shows, said: “It has been an exceptional experience to celebrate the historic 25th anniversary of Wheel of Fortune Slots in partnership with IGT.”
“Part of what has made the Wheel of Fortune brand so relevant to slot players is its inherent connection to compelling gameplay and entertainment. This synergy will really come to life in the Wheel of Fortune’s ‘Big Money’ Week where IGT’s Wheel of Fortune Slots are so prominently showcased.”
Jennifer Fales, IGT vice president of global licensing, added: “Concluding a successful, year-long 25th anniversary celebration of IGT’s Wheel of Fortune Slots on the namesake game show during sweeps week represents the phenomenal entertainment value of IGT’s partnership with Sony Pictures Television.”
“Throughout the ‘Big Money’ Week, the game show producers artfully integrated the Wheel of Fortune slots games, while emphasizing their jackpot-paying legacy and giving contestants the opportunity to win big. We hope that players who have enjoyed various iterations of Wheel of Fortune slots games over the last 25 years will have the opportunity to view these special Wheel of Fortune episodes.”