weather icon Partly Cloudy

Woman hits nearly $1M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

Updated January 12, 2022 - 7:31 pm

A woman won nearly $1 million at the Flamingo on Tuesday morning.

Caesars Entertainment said the woman was visiting Las Vegas from Olympia, Washington, for a family vacation, when she decided to sit at a Face Up Pai Gow table for the first time. She hit the Mega Progressive Jackpot worth $968,167, plus another $5,000 for the Fortune Bonus.

The woman plans to use the winnings to invest in her nail salon business, Caesars Entertainment said.

Contact Alexis Ford at aford@reviewjournal.com or follow @alexisdford on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Tropicana resort could be in for some big changes

Casino operator Bally’s Corp., which is buying the hotel-casino, would “almost certainly” look to rename the property as Bally’s and likely look to redevelop the property.

Bally’s Corp. stock soars after $2B buyout offer

Soohyung Kim, managing partner of Standard General, wrote a letter to Bally’s board of directors Tuesday offering to buy the shares the New York investment firm doesn’t already own for $38 a piece.