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.