Vegas Recent Jackpot Winners
Nov. 30, 2014
A local man who put $20 into a slot machine hit a jackpot Sunday afternoon at the Rampart Casino. To be exact, the man won $14,282,544 on a Megabucks slot machine.
The winner did not publicly disclose his name but posed for a photo.
He was visiting the casino with a friend from out of town, had been playing the machine for about five minutes when the jackpot hit, according to statement said.
The winner intends to donate his winnings from the money to charity and his church, which holds services in a high school gymnasium, according to the statement. The church can now build its own location.
Aug. 23, 2014
A very lucky New Hampshire couple leaves the Strip tonight for their flight home as winners of a $2.4 million jackpot from the legendary “Lion’s Share” slot machine at MGM Grand.
One of the winners inserted $100 into the machine and was playing the $3 max bet for about five minutes when the three long-awaited green emblems lined up horizontally on the jackpot center pay line.
A bit of History and the legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand.
After hitting a $2.4 million jackpot more than 20 years in the making, the “Lion’s Share” slot machine is getting a new home in a new climate and time zone. MGM Resort execs this week had the machine shipped to the Florida vacation home of jackpot winner Walter. The grandfather who hit the progressive jackpot asked if he could keep the machine once it was decommissioned.