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$251K table game jackpot hits at Las Vegas casino

Having fun with friends might be part of what it’s all about. Picking up some major cash along the way doesn’t hurt either.

Local player Ghassan Khalaf hit a 7-card straight flush playing pai gow at Durango, winning a progressive jackpot worth $251,812, according to a Station Casinos blog entry.

The winning hand hit around 9 p.m. The progressive jackpot was reset at $250,000.

Winners across the Las Vegas Valley

Boulder Station

Big haul off a $75 play.

Cannery

A Buffalo machine roars again.

Sam’s Town

Howlin’ in celebration.

Treasure Island

Congrats, Cameron!

If you or a loved one is struggling with problem gambling or gambling addiction, help is available by calling 1-800-GAMBLER. The National Problem Gambling Helpline offers call, text and chat services 24/7/365. If you or a loved one is in crisis, please call 911 or 988.

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

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