Official “go live” of new 1,000,000 Degrees progressive games was at the Riverside Casino in Alabama
Bally Technologies has launched the first
million-dollar wide-area progressive link in the history of Class II gaming.
The new Class II link went live on Wednesday, Oct. 22 with the installation of
10 of the copany’s new 1,000,000 Degrees multi-progressive games at the
Riverside Casino in Wetumpka, Ala.
“This is the first time
anyone has offered this type of linked progressive game in the Class II market
and reaffirms Bally’s commitment to investing in innovative product development
for the Native American market,” said Gavin Isaacs, Chief Operating Officer of
Bally Technologies. “We are also launching this groundbreaking new Class II
link with a brand new multi-progressive gaming product designed to appeal to
players with its top million-dollar jackpot prize.”
Bally plans to rapidly
deploy this new the Class II wide-area progressive link to additional Native
American gaming properties throughout the country and capitalize on
opportunities to place the product across the globe.
“We already have a backlog
of orders for this exciting new WAP and we therefore expect this link to expand
very quickly,” Isaacs added.
The new 1,000,000
Degrees-themed reel-spinning slot series consists of four separate, linkable
multi-level progressive games: 1,000 Degrees™, Triple Blazing 7s Wild™, Black
& White Wild Jackpot™, and Black Gold Wild™. These four linked 1,000,000
Degrees wide-area progressive games each feature a million-dollar progressive
jackpot opportunity that is triggered when five or more “1,000,000 Degrees”
symbols appear with max bet.
Players also have a chance
at getting up to 15 free bonus games when three scattered “Free Games” symbols
appear on reels two through four. Available on Bally’s ALPHA Elite™ S9E upright
widescreen stepper platform, all four 1,000,000 Degrees games feature a top
progressive jackpot award that resets at a base amount of $999,999.99 and
increments with game play.
Bally Technologies launches first million dollar wide-area progressive link for Class II market
November 12, 2008