Tourist Wins $717K and Local Wins $2.8million in Las Vegas!

By Kwame
Published October 11, 2022

Within the same week, two lucky punters leave Las vegas with life-changing sums of money.

Hawaiian tourist wins $717,000

As reported by Fox 5, The Hawaiian tourist who won $717,738.88 got lucky spinning Buffalo Inferno in Fremont Hotel and Casino.

It was Friday, Oct. 7th when she collected more money than she’d ever seen.

Boyd Gaming noted that the tourist, who wishes to remain anonymous, was playing the $5 machine at the time. She deposited $100 then placed a $15 wager – hitting the jackpot on just her first spin!

Earlier, that same week, a local gambler (who also wishes to remain anonymous, won nearly $2.8 million playing at The Venetian, on the Las Vegas strip.

The lucky spinner wagered just $5.88 and won $2,835,768.

The slot was Dancing Drums Explosion, although The Venetian resort did not disclose when exactly the jackpot was hit.