Lucky player wins $125,000 top prize in largest of its kind ever finale slot tournament
International Game Technology PLC (IGT) in partnership with Carnival Cruise Line®, announced that they awarded the $125,000 grand prize during the Spin & Sail slot tournament finale on November 6. The lucky winner was one of more than 625 tournament participants who played for their share of the $250,000 prize pool aboard the Carnival Vista® cruise ship. The slot tournament’s $250,000 prize pool was the largest of its kind ever awarded in a Slot Tournament on any Carnival Corporation cruise ship.
“We are pleased with the level of excitement that Spin & Sail generated for both tournament participants and spectators alike,” said Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line President. “Spin & Sail combined the thrill of a slot tournament with the dining and entertainment experiences that a Carnival ship offers to every guest. We are thrilled to have partnered with IGT on this exciting promotion.”
“IGT is proud of our partnership with Carnival Cruise Line and of the success of this exciting promotion,” said Nick Khin, IGT Chief Commercial Officer, Gaming. “Spin & Sail provided Carnival Cruise Line and our valued customers a meaningful way to engage and reward their players and exemplified the type of ‘once in a lifetime’ player experiences that IGT’s TournXtreme tournament solution can deliver.”
IGT’s Spin & Sail promotion enabled casino operators throughout the U.S. to send their players on a seven-day Western Caribbean cruise which included entry into the ship’s Grand Finale Spin & Sail Tournament.
IGT’s TournXTreme® technology powered the cruise-ship tournament with the IncrediBell!™ game theme. In addition to delivering competitive slot tournament experiences, the solution is a versatile marketing tool that can drive player engagement.
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