Gambler walks away from Las Vegas slot machine a millionaire: ‘It happened again!’
A gambler in Reno won $14 million off a $10 bet on a machine in April
A slot machine player won more than $12 million after hitting the jackpot at a Las Vegas casino, International Game Technology (IGT) announced Thursday.
The player, who asked to remain anonymous, came away with $12,185,766, while playing a Megabucks™ Triple Red Hot 7s Spitfire Multipliers™ Slot machine at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino on the Strip.
"IT HAPPENED AGAIN!" IGT wrote on its social media Thursday. "For the fourth time this year in Nevada, we’re crowning another Megabucks™ millionaire! A player at @ExcaliburVegashit a mind-blowing $12,185,766.40 JACKPOT playing Megabucks™ Triple Red Hot 7s Spitfire Multipliers™ Slots!"
The player won the jackpot while playing a machine at Excalibur in Las Vegas. (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
The jackpot hit on Oct. 18 and it was the second largest in Nevada this year after a gambler in Reno won $14 million off of a $10 bet on a machine in April, FOX 5 reported.
In July, a gambler in Vegas won $10.5 million on a Megabucks jackpot and in August someone won $10.1 million from a $5 bet while playing Megabucks Gold Forge Slots at Aria in Las Vegas.