Perhaps it was divine intervention?
A Las Vegas native named Jesus C. scored an enormous jackpot of greater than $10 million Friday on a slot machine.
The huge payout didn’t occur at a glitzy Las Vegas Strip resort, nevertheless. Jesus picked up the win of $10,483,726 on the Cannery Casino, situated six miles north of the Strip.
He reportedly solely put $40 into the machine. That’s slightly extra than simply turning water into wine.
The win got here on July 7 on a Megabucks slot machine, which options an interconnected jackpot pool amongst all Nevada-based machines. There are about 140 casinos within the state with not less than one machine in operation.
Megabucks slot machines have been in play since 1986 and have traditionally solely been hit a mean of 2-3 occasions annually. To qualify, a participant should guess not less than $3 per spin.
The greatest slot machine jackpot of all time additionally got here on a Megabucks machine, with $39,713,982 gained by software program engineer Jay Brennan at Excalibur Casino again in 2003.
The largest slot payout ever on the Cannery Casino got here in 2005, when a retired veteran named Elmer Sherwin pocketed $21.1 million. Incredibly, Sherwin had already gained a jackpot price $4.6 million on the Mirage in 1989. He ended up donating many of the winnings to charity.