Carnival Cruise Line to be featured on 'Wheel of Fortune'

"Wheel of Fortune" hosts Vanna White and Pat Sajak in the steakhouse on a Carnival ship.
"Wheel of Fortune" hosts Vanna White and Pat Sajak in the steakhouse on a Carnival ship.

Carnival Cruise Line and International Gaming Technology (IGT), maker of the Wheel of Fortune slot machine in Carnival’s shipboard casinos, have agreed to a cross-promotion deal that will include a Carnival Cruise Line-themed week on the long-running television game show.

Five Carnival-themed shows will air on “Spin & Sail Week,” March 21-25. They will feature a tropical-themed set with high-definition Carnival ship images and footage.  Contestants will be able to win Carnival cruises to a variety of North American and Caribbean destinations.

Carnival’s partnership with IGT celebrates the 20th anniversary of the installation of Wheel of Fortune slot machines at Carnival.

During 2016, Carnival and IGT’s partner casinos will give away hundreds of free cruises on the Carnival Magic.  The winners will participate in an onboard Spin N Sail slot tournament featuring the IGT Wheel of Fortune slot machines exclusively during an eight-day Caribbean cruise aboard the Carnival Magic  in November.

The $200,000 prize pool, provided by IGT, includes a $100,000 grand prize. IGT customers will host qualifying events where winning players are awarded a free cruise for two and an entry into the Carnival Magic tournament.

IGT has placed more than 200 versions of Wheel of Fortune slots in casinos around the world, and the game has awarded more than $3 billion in jackpots, the companies said.

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