Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune. It’s one of the world’s most famous game shows. and even if you’ve never seen it, you’re sure to have heard of it. And now it’s getting the online casino treatment. Thanks to an agreement between BetMGM, Sony Pictures Television and IGT.
With more than 250 Wheel of Fortune-themed slots having been produced over the past 25 years. This is the game’s first online casino branding exercise, and it’s set to be a big one. If the show’s TV popularity is anything to go by. Since Wheel of Fortune’s debut in 1975, it’s taped more than 7,000 episodes. Run for 39 seasons. And has produced 60 international adaptations. Small wonder then that in 2013, it was listed as number 2 in TV Guide’s list of the 60 greatest game shows ever.
Wheel of Fortune we are ready for you
Now thanks to its online casino evolution, you’ll be able to experience the thrill of Wheel of Fortune on a whole other level. Confirming the thinking behind the decision. BetMGM CRO Matt Prevost explains: “Wheel of Fortune is watched nightly by millions of people, and BetMGM is honoured to partner with Sony Pictures Television and IGT to bring this online casino experience to life. Once live, Wheel of Fortune Casino will offer players the excitement of their favourite game show and real-money wagering in the palm of their hand.”
“We’re excited to celebrate the evolution of the IGT Wheel of Fortune slot brand with BetMGM and Sony Pictures Television through the launch of Wheel of Fortune Casino,” says IGT Digital and Betting CEO, Enrico Drago. “The Wheel of Fortune brand has been synonymous with slot gaming for more than 25 years and this unprecedented brand-led online casino, driven by BetMGM’s compelling platform and promotional capabilities, is well-positioned to engage and entertain new and long-time players.”
Exciting things are coming
Look out for the casino’s launch in New Jersey later this year. As it goes live with a range of branded IGT online slots, as well as a range of other exciting games and player features. Who knows – you could be the next Wheel of Fortune winner!
That’s not BetMGM’s only notable move of late. As well as bringing Wheel of Fortune to the world of online casinos. The company is also bringing retail and mobile gaming to Carnival Corporation cruise ships. With a deal having recently been struck between the two. BetMGM will now be placing sportsbooks on over 50 US-based cruise ships. Helping to diversify its portfolio even more.
We’re ready to cruise
While Carnival Cruise Line passengers already have access to casino gaming in the form of slot machines. Table games, Poker and more, this new deal will offer even more variety and convenience too. Passengers will be able to use physical kiosks to place their bets. Or bet via mobile apps for quick and easy access. So no more missing out on your favourite teams or sports while you’re at sea. BetMGM has you covered and so does Wheel of Fortune!
“We’ve found an ideal partner in Carnival Corporation and look forward to providing our sports betting and iGaming products to its millions of passengers,” says BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt. “This is another great opportunity for us to further expand BetMGM’s footprint.”
Whether you’re on land or at sea, BetMGM has plenty in store for you in 2022 it seems. More convenience, more choice, and more winning opportunities lie ahead!