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$1.3M slots jackpot connects on Las Vegas Strip

Updated July 5, 2021 - 10:03 pm

As Las Vegas locals and visitors prepared Sunday to be entertained by the fireworks spectacle on the Strip, one slots player prepared to figure out what to do with a million dollars.

Graciela P. of Santa Clarita, California, won $1,390,165.06 after hitting the Buffalo Grand progressive jackpot Sunday night at Sahara Las Vegas, according to a casino news release.

That was the third and, by far, largest jackpot hit this Independence Day weekend in Nevada. Earlier Sunday, Francisco (Frank) Diaz Martinez of California won $248,046.40 on the Texas Hold’Em progressive jackpot at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe.

On Friday, a Las Vegas player who chose to remain anonymous won $164,336 on the Dollar Storm Super Grand Progressive at Rampart Casino.

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