(Thackerville, OK. – April 11, 2010) – WinStar World Casino awarded a $101,865 MegaJackpot® on a quarter electronic game on Saturday, April 10th. The winner, who asked to remain anonymous, said this was her very first visit to WinStar World Casino. The excited winner said she is planning touse some of the jackpot winnings to take her grandkids to Disneyland.
This is the first MegaJackpot® to be paid so far this year at WinStar World.Last year, the casino awarded six MegaJackpot® prizes totaling $3.8 million, including an incredible $2.24 million prize on a World Poker Tour®penny progressive. To date, the WinStar World Casino has awarded 23 MegaJackpot® prizes totaling an impressive $10.8 million in prize money since 2007.
WinStar World Casino is one of dozens of casinos in Oklahoma belonging to a seventeen-state Native American gaming network that includes over 300 tribal casinos nationwide. The network is made up of casinos that carry one or more IGT progressive game. Anytime a coin is played in a linked machine, anywhere in the network, the cumulative jackpot continues to grow until it is won. Including Saturday’s hit at WinStar World Casino, Oklahoma casinos have now awarded 62 MegaJackpots® totaling $29.5 million since going on-line in 2006.
The Wheel of Fortune® quarters progressive has a starting jackpot of $100,000 and features an exciting bonus spin that has come to be one of the favorite facets of the game for players and fans alike. In order to win the MegaJackpot®, a player bets three quarters at a time while attempting to line up the Wheel of Fortune®symbols on the machine’s payline.
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Posted on Sun, April 10, 2011
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