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$744,966 Progressive Jackpot Won at Four Winds New Buffalo on New Year's Day

Won by Timothy T. From Buchanan, Michigan

NEW BUFFALO, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/13 -- Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that Timothy T. from Buchanan, Mich., won a $744,966.02 jackpot playing The Great and Powerful Oz™ penny slot machine from WMS Gaming in the early morning of Tuesday, January 1. Timothy came to Four Winds for the New Year's Eve celebration, which included cash prize drawings, a seafood buffet, celebrity impersonators and a concert by Purple Reign at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds. Timothy plans to invest his winnings.

Other recent jackpots at Four Winds New Buffalo include a $334,298.78 jackpot hit on Aristocrat's® Tarzan Lord Of The Jungle™ in December 2012, and a $409,722 jackpot hit in October 2012 on the QuarterMillion$ Instant Fortune™ penny slot machine.

Four Winds New Buffalo features a 130,000 square foot gaming floor and is home to 3,000 slot machines, a smoke-free slot room, and 66 table games. The casino also has wide-area progressives, which link to other Native American casinos around the country and produces some of the highest jackpots in the region. Four Winds New Buffalo also features four restaurants including Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds, entertainment bars and retail venues, and a 415-room hotel. The Silver Creek Event Center is a 1,500 seat, multi-use facility located next to the casino floor that has hosted concerts by music legends such as Rod Stewart, Smokey Robinson and Sheryl Crow.

In addition to Transmissive Reel® and Community Gaming® features, The Great and Powerful Oz slot machine offers WMS Sensory Immersion Gaming technologies; players see, hear and feel the gaming experience with next-generation graphics and an innovative surround-sound gaming chair, while they journey to the Emerald City for an encounter with The Wizard of Oz in a customizable gaming experience! More information is available at: www.wms.com/Games/CommunityGaming/Pages/TheGreatandPowerfulOz.aspx.

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