Jackpot: Las Vegas Player Wins $12.1M on Megabucks Slot

Posted on: October 23, 2023, 10:01h. 

Last updated on: October 24, 2023, 12:26h.

A mystery player hit it big last week at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The exact payout was $12,185,766.

The Excalibur Hotel & Casino
The Excalibur Hotel & Casino, pictured above. A player at the property won more than $12M. (Image: Oyster.com)

The massive jackpot was won on Wednesday on a Megabucks Spitfire Multipliers Triple Red Hot 7s game, according to IGT Gaming. No details on the win were available— and no word on how the lucky winner will spend the cash.

The win marks the fourth time a Megabucks machine paid out more than $1M this year. It also was the second-largest Megabucks win in Nevada so far in 2023. It was the third million-dollar jackpot in the Las Vegas Valley, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Charmaine Maillet, a Las Vegas local, won more than $91K during a bingo game at the Rampart Casino on Thursday night. She was playing dual-action bingo and played 34 numbers before the payout. The Rampart Casino is in the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa.

Race car driver Christy Georges-Barnett won $1.184 million on a slot machine at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, as reported this week.

An unnamed player recently won $1.1M on a Caesars Palace Las Vegas slot machine. The money was paid out on September 30 on a Dragon Link slot machine.

A mystery player won $264,697 at the Linq Hotel + Experience in Las Vegas, also on September 30. The win was with a royal flush. It was also a mega progressive jackpot.

National Wins

An unnamed out-of-town player won more than $101K at Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino on October 13. The money was won on a Dancing Drums machine at the Station Casinos property.

Earlier this month, a $355K jackpot was won at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa. The casino revealed the win on its X account on October 9. The $355,857.91 was paid out on a Lightning Buffalo Link slot machine. The winner was identified simply as “Jessie.” No other information was immediately available.

The Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Miss., paid more than $105K over the weekend. A player, identified as “Misty W.” from Arkansas, won the jackpot on a 10-cent bet on the Bao Zhu Zhao Fu Red Festival machine.