weather icon Clear
RJ App
Vegas News, Alerts, ePaper

Slots player hits $1.2M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

Updated March 5, 2020 - 4:38 pm

A $5 investment paid off richly for one Las Vegas Strip slots player.

The player won a $1,264,574 jackpot playing the Wheel of Fortune Wild Red Sevens slots at The Venetian.

The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, hit the jackpot just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to International Game Technology spokesperson Kelley Waynert.

Winners in the Las Vegas Valley

At Fiesta Rancho, a video keno player hit two seven-spot cards for a $14,000 win.

At Golden Nugget, a Hot Stuff slots player won $10,412.41 on a $3.20 bet.

At Four Queens, a South Carolina visitor was dealt a clubs royal flush on a 50-Hand video poker game, good for $10,000.

At Fremont, a Double Diamonds player won $8,000.

A Binion’s employee hit a royal flush on a $1 video poker machine before his shift started, collecting $4,000.

The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian.

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

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.