Suncoast Hotel and Casino reported Thursday night that a man named Kevin had earned nearly $ 15.5 million from one of his slot machines.
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According to a news release shared with Fox News, Kevin won the jackpot from the International Gaming Technology Megabucks slot machine around 12:30 pm Thursday.
“It was certainly Christmas Eve to remember,” a Void Gaming spokesman told Fox News. “I am delighted and honored to be part of this historic holiday jackpot on the Sun Coast.”
Kevin, whose identity was protected for safety reasons, said he divided his time into Las Vegas and Alaska.
He told Void Gaming that he would use his winnings to support his business and “prepay it.”
Facebook social media users congratulated Kevin on their wishes and wishes.
“Congratulations !!!!! I couldn’t even win $ 100 and I’m there every weekend,” wrote one user in a laughing emoji.
“Wow” Another person rang the chime. “Merry Christmas to you”.
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According to International Game Technology records, one of the world’s record slot machine jackpots in Las Vegas occurred in 2003 at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino owned by MGM Resort. A 25-year-old Los Angeles man is said to have won $ 39.7 million.
Three years earlier, an anonymous woman earned $ 34.9 million at the now-closed Desert Inn Resort.
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Kevin isn’t just trying his luck this holiday season. A dismissed kindergarten teacher in North Carolina earned $ 250,000 from a scratch-off ticket, according to an article published by NC Education Lottery on Tuesday.
Bradford Betz of Fox News contributed to this report.