LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Four people have left Las Vegas at least $1 million richer over the past week.
The jackpots were all hit at different casinos and three of the four came from slot machines, starting Friday afternoon with a big win at Treasure Island Las Vegas.
That winner, who chose to remain anonymous, hit a $1,089,850 jackpot on a Buffalo Gold Grand Progressive slot machine, according to a spokesperson for Treasure Island, who noted the winner was a TI Player's Club member.
Two days later, a woman from southern California hit jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Circa, according to owner Derek Stevens. That jackpot amounted to $1,075,234.28. Stevens shared a video on Twitter of himself posing with the winner, Nikki, in front of the lucky machine.
Another lucky gambler got rich quick when he hit a $1,393,273 Face-Up Pai Gow Mega Progressive Jackpot at Harrah's Las Vegas on Sunday, Caesars Entertainment announced. Quoclong Pham, from Washington, is a professional player who was in town on business, Caesars said.
The winning streak continued on Tuesday with a woman from Hawaii who said she was in town for the Las Vegas Raiders-Kansas City Chiefs game on Sunday. Seven minutes into playing on a Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond slot machine at Main Street hotel-casino, she hit the jackpot and won $1,025,602. Her wager? Two dollars, according to Boyd Gaming.
Casinos are bouncing back in a big way after the doldrums of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the American Gaming Association. Nevada casinos have posted $1 billion in revenue for more than six months, and that streak is expected to continue.