LAS VEGAS — A part-time Las Vegas resident received the Christmas present of a lifetime on Thursday afternoon.
The lucky gambler, only identified as Kevin, won nearly $15.5 million on an IGT Megabucks machine at Boyd Gaming’s Suncoast Hotel & Casino.
🚨 MEGABUCKS JACKPOT ALERT! 🚨— Suncoast Casino (@suncoastcasino) December 25, 2020
Congratulations to Kevin for hitting the $15,491,103 Megabucks Progressive Jackpot at @suncoastcasino!#SuncoastCasino #BConnectedWinners #Megabucks #Jackpot #MegabucksJackpot #LasVegasJackpots pic.twitter.com/88t1Ty3S3A
According to Fox News, Kevin reportedly put $40 in before winning.
News4 reported that this is the state's largest slot machine jackpot win in eight years.
This story was first reported by Joyce Lupiani at KTNV in Las Vegas, Nevada.