US – Willy Wonka makes an MGM MillionaireBy Phil - 14 January 2015
Scientific Games Corporation has announced that a player hit a big jackpot on a WMS wide-area progressive game at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 14, 2014.
The lucky player won a virtual Golden Ticket in the form of a $1,115,523 jackpot on a WMS Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory slot machine.
The Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory game offers unique bonus rounds drawn straight from the motion picture classic. Powered by the Sensory Immersion 2.0 motion chair, the Chocolate River Bonus allows players the chance to experience the iconic Wonkatania ride through exciting motion effects, and the Elevator Bonus flies the player up above the factory like Charlie himself, bringing Willy Wonka’s world of pure imagination to the casino floor.
Dean Ehrlich, SVP of Global Gaming Operations, said, “We are thrilled to share this exciting event with the MGM Grand. Willy Wonkahas quickly become a favourite of players and is also offered on a three-reel mechanical cabinet and on our Gamefield xD cabinet. Congratulations to the winner of this life-changing jackpot.”