Jackpot: Mississippi Slot Machine Player Wins $1.5M

Posted on: June 14, 2023, 09:22h. 

Last updated on: June 14, 2023, 11:33h.

A lucky slot player won more than $1.5M at Mississippi’s Bok Homa Casino last Wednesday. The jackpot was paid out on a Monopoly Money machine.

Bok Homa Casino
The Bok Homa Casino, pictured above. A lucky player at the Mississippi gaming property won more than $1.5M. (Image: Laurel Leader-Call)

The jackpot totaled $1,538,886 and was awarded to the winner, identified as “Lawrence E.” of Hattiesburg, Miss.

The Heidelberg casino said in a Facebook post, “We send a huge congratulations to Lawrence E. on his big win!” But it did not give details on the payout.

Money Monopoly is made by WMS Gaming, which is a subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation.

Visitor from Mexico Wins $252K in Vegas

A tourist from Mexico won more than $252K at the Horseshoe Las Vegas on Thursday while playing Let It Ride poker. The total payout was $252,146 and the win included a mega progressive jackpot.

The lucky winner was identified as Norma Garza Zarate of Reynosa. She was at the gaming table for about 40 minutes before hitting a royal flush.

Zarate, who’s a Caesars Rewards member, was on vacation with her family. She will share the jackpot with family members, who plan to use some of the money to travel.

Caesars Palace Win

On Saturday, a mystery player won $200,500 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

The lucky visitor was playing video poker and is a Caesars Rewards member.

Details on the jackpot weren’t released.

Utah Man Wins $294K

A lucky slot player won more than $294K earlier this month at CasaBlanca Hotel, Casino, Golf & Spa in Mesquite, Nev.

Lance W. Tetzlaff of Beaver, Utah, won a $294,340.29 jackpot on June 2 while playing a Wheel of Fortune Pink Diamond machine.

The casino didn’t reveal details regarding the win.

Michigan Online Casino Pays Out $415K

Michigan’s Four Winds Casino revealed an online player from Royal Oak, Mich., recently won $415,919.

The mystery guest hit the jackpot on a Divine Fortune Megaways slot game on May 26 after making a $20 bet.

The Four Winds’ Online Casino & Sportsbook is operated by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.

Boyd Gaming Multiple Jackpots

Boyd Gaming paid out more than $33M in jackpots at various Las Vegas Valley gaming properties during May.

One of the largest Boyd wins was on May 21 at Main Street Station Casino, where an unnamed Las Vegas local won $20K after getting a royal flush on a Game King poker machine.

Meanwhile, on May 7, a player named “Lisa” won more than $20K from a Duo Fu Duo Cai machine at the Fremont Casino.