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$1M-plus jackpot winners connect on Las Vegas Strip, in Laughlin

You can be thankful for many things this holiday season, especially after hitting for $1 million in Southern Nevada.

A player on Thanksgiving night at Mandalay Bay won $1,056,821.80 on the $1 Wheel of Fortune Triple Gold Gold Spin Megatower, according to International Game Technology spokesperson Kelley Waynert.

The winning spin, on a $10 wager, hit at 9:42 p.m.

Harrah’s Laughlin reported Saturday that a California visitor won $1,736,673.07 on a Buffalo Diamond progressive slots machine.

The winner played $4 on a 1-cent machine.

In addition, there have been a few six-figure wins on Caesars Entertainment table games, according to spokesperson Chelsea Ryder.

On Wednesday, a Mississippi Stud player at Harrah’s hit a royal flush, good for $502,657.

On Saturday at Harrah’s, a player hit a progressive jackpot on Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em for $158,149.

At Planet Hollywood Resort on Sunday, John Kelly of Bountiful, Utah, won a Mega Jackpot on Face Up Pai Gow for $426,102.44.

Kelly said he plans to use the money to pay bills and spend Christmas in Hawaii with his whole family, Ryder said.

Contact Tony Garcia at tgarcia@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0307. Follow @TonyGLVNews on Twitter.

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