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Player wins nearly $5.5M slots jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

One slots player went medieval with his good fortune on the Las Vegas Strip.

A player won $5,482,229 on a $5 Pink Diamond Wheel of Fortune machine at Excalibur, according to the resort’s Twitter account.

The winning spin — on a five-coin, $25 play — hit at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, according to International Game Technology spokesperson Kelley Waynert.

The winner chose to remain anonymous, Waynert said.

Across the Las Vegas Valley

At Treasure Island, Steve H. hit for $15,000, earning the resort’s Players Club honors.

At the Cannery, a Buffalo Gold slots player hit for $14,266.62.

At the Golden Nugget, a Lightning Link slots player won $12,302.64.

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

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