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Four Winds Casino awards $1.7 million MegaJackpot
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 3:53:30 PM
Louise L. won an incredible $1,771,619 MegaJackpot(R) on a Wheel of Fortune(R) Special Edition quarter machine on Sunday, May 9 at Four Winds Casino Resort.
The winner, a retiree from Granger, Ind., said her daughter brought her to the casino to celebrate Mother's Day. "This is my favorite casino" she said. Interestingly, Louise reported being quite familiar with the winning machine. "[I] play this type of machine when I come here. I've won money on these machines before." After investing around $60, the new millionaire said she was shocked to find she had won the top progressive prize, saying, "how much did I win? I couldn't figure it out!" Louise went on to say she was thrilled to have her daughter join in the excitement of her win, and couldn't wait to share her Megajackpot news with her husband and family. Louise added that she plans to use some of her winnings to help a food pantry and homeless shelter in South Bend.
Sunday's MegaJackpot is the largest single Megajackpot payout at Four Winds Casino Resort to date. Four Winds Casino Resort has now awarded eleven MegaJackpot prizes totaling over $5 million in prize money on a variety of IGT progressive systems since 2007.
Four Winds Casino Resort, along with over 300 other tribal casinos across the nation, belongs to a seventeen-state Native American progressive gaming network. Anytime a coin is played in a linked machine, anywhere in the network, the cumulative jackpot continues to grow until it is won.
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