Updated June 25, 2019 - 3:34 pm
One outstanding deal on Friday made a visitor from Ohio an instant millionaire.
With a $5 side bet, Las Vegas visitor Sean Barry won more than $1 million after he was dealt a club royal flush on The Millionaire Progressive wager at The Venetian.
Barry was at the Three Card Poker table when he hit, winning $1,010,155.
“The Millionaire Progressive has paid out more than $5 million this year,” Lance Gautreaux, senior vice president and U.S. chief casino officer for Las Vegas Sands Corp., said in an emailed statement. “That’s five millionaires, made each from a $5 side bet. A huge congratulations goes out to all of our winners so far.”
The Millionaire Progressive is also available on Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Let it Ride, Caribbean Stud, Crazy 4 Poker and Mississippi Stud in The Venetian and Palazzo casinos.
The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian and Palazzo.