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Slots player hits for nearly $225K in downtown Las Vegas

A player ended the month of June on a winning note in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday evening.

The unidentified player won a small fortune — $221,381.88 to be exact — at the Fremont Casino while playing a 25-cent Wheel of Fortune slot machine.

IGT Jackpots tweeted around 9:46 p.m., “Wheel Of Fortune 25¢ just hit at Fremont Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV for $221,381.88. Congrats to the latest winner!”

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