Lucky Las Vegas winner grabs $11.8 million win!

Published by CasinoTopsOnline on August 15, 2017 in Big Winners, Industry News

Las Vegas Big WinPlaying fantastic slots and winning big doesn't only take place at top online casinos. Around the world, big winners are enjoying the fruits of their rewards after spending money at a land-based casino.

One recent Las Vegas winner scooped a staggering $11.8 million jackpot while playing the popular Megabucks Double 3x4x5x slot machine!

The winner, Rodolfo T, was playing at the Fremont Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas when his luck changed.

What makes this win more than just a lucky break is that the punter was only betting $3 when the jackpot landed. That's one hefty profit that we're sure he'll never forget.

Jim Sullivan, General Manager at the Fremont Hotel and Casino, commented on the big win: "The Fremont has awarded many thousands of jackpots throughout its 60-year history in Las Vegas, but none quite like this. We're incredibly excited to be a part of this amazing jackpot, furthering Fremont's longstanding reputation as a place where players win."

Megabucks Double

The current jackpot record for the exciting Megabucks Double slot is a whopping $39.7 million which was won in 2003. Since then, many players have tried their hand at breaking that record, but none have yet come close. 

Created by IGT, Megabucks Double is a progressive jackpot slot that can be found at many land-based casinos throughout Nevada. You'll also spot this popular creation on the floor of many casinos in Macau. 

Much like progressive jackpots at online casinos, this slot draws it's jackpot from casino floors all around the world making it one of the largest possible.

It's due to this ever-growing jackpot that players are willing to spend large sums of cash in order to trigger that win. 

You can rest assured that when you're playing an IGT slot, whether you're seated in the comfort of your home or you're visiting a land-based casino, you'll also have the best possible playing experience.