SOURCE: Players Network

November 05, 2007 09:00 ET

Players Network Launches New Series, 'Winners and Jackpots'

Players Network, Inc. and IGT Enter Into Co-Production and Sponsorship Deal for New Television Series

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - November 5, 2007) - Players Network, Inc. (OTCBB: PNTV), in collaboration with IGT (NYSE: IGT), today announced the production of an original Video-On-Demand (VOD) television series about life-changing money won on MegaJackpots® slot machines.

This new television series features human-interest stories about how winning multimillion-dollar MegaJackpots® has impacted people's lives and allowed them to make dreams come true. The program also provides information on IGT's vast library of gaming machine themes and where to play progressive MegaJackpots® nationwide.

Players Network has assembled a talented and accomplished team to execute this first-of-its-kind television series. "Winners and Jackpots" host John Daly is a former Las Vegas news anchor and host of Fox's "Real TV." Slot expert Frank Legato, author of "How to Win Millions Playing Slot Machines...or Lose Trying," provides advice on how to maximize the gaming experience. Producing is Nicci Pucci, former producer for Las Vegas NBC 3 and WB Gold 33 News.

The first episode of "Winners and Jackpots" features an inspirational story about Staci and Don Raborn, a Louisiana couple who won $3.4 million on IGT's Wheel of Fortune® slot. The couple used their winnings to create the "Jake Foundation" in honor of their late son, to help families of children with cancer. The second episode features Navy veteran Robert Wilkie, who won the biggest penny slot jackpot in California history on IGT's Star Wars™ video slots.

"Winners and Jackpots" will begin airing in January 2008 in more than 15 million homes nationwide on Comcast Cable, starting on Players Network's "Vegas On Demand" channel, under the Cutting Edge category on Comcast's VOD platform. The show is currently available on Google Video, TiVo Cast, Cox Cable's In-Room channel in Las Vegas hotel rooms, and on

"If you're going to do a television series about ordinary people winning life-changing money on slot machines, you have to do it with IGT. The company revolutionized the gaming industry with the introduction of Megabucks® in Nevada which now starts at $10 million and builds from there," said Michael Berk, Players Network's President of Programming. "Megabucks® and IGT's other MegaJackpots® games have produced thousands of instant multimillionaires whose compelling personal stories we now get to share with our audience. 'Winners and Jackpots' is the ultimate makeover show, and we're thrilled that IGT has agreed to produce it with us."

"The 'Winners and Jackpots' show offers a lively, well-produced showcase for our MegaJackpots® products and the winners they create every week. We believe this new show on the Players Network will find a big audience among players and general viewers alike," said Ed Rogich, Vice President of Marketing for IGT.

About IGT

IGT ( is a global company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of computerized gaming machines and systems products.

About Players Network

Players Network is a Digital Media Company that focuses on the Las Vegas and Gaming Lifestyles, producing and distributing original content for its own VOD Channels on television in fifteen million homes over Comcast Communication and TiVoCast, for its Broadband Network at, Google, YouTube and Yahoo Video, and for DVD Home Video, mobile platforms, and through worldwide television syndication. Players Network has a 12-year history of providing consumers with quality gaming and Las Vegas lifestyle content, and the gaming industry with strategic partnership services throughout the worldwide gaming industry.

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