The Prairie Band Casino in Kansas paid out a $1,000,000 jackpot to a player who hit a Royal Flush in a game of Ultimate Texas Hold ’em (that’s $1,018,642.15).
Steven L. is his full name. and his initial $5 progressive wager qualified him for one of four possible future prizes. On the flip, he made a Royal Flush, which was good enough to win the huge pot.
A Prairie Band Casino Victory
He started out with the King and the Jack of Hearts, and the very fortuitous flip of the 10, Queen, and Ace of Hearts made him a winner. Earlier today, Steven was dealt four of a kind, earning him the Minor Progressive in Ultimate Texas Hold ’em, as reported by WIBW, a television station in Kansas.
While today was undeniably an extremely good day for Steven, WIBW reports that since the Linked Progressive was introduced to the Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Mississippi Stud tables, there have been 661 progressive winners. The total amount of progressive jackpots handed out by the casino exceeds $3.9 million. Even yet, Steven’s triumph is likely among the largest.
Mayetta is home to one of Oklahoma’s six cities with a tribally-owned casino: the Prairie Band Casino and Resort, which is managed by the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe. Kansas also has four state-run casinos located in Kansas City, Pittsburg, Mulvane, and Dodge City. According to the American Gaming Association, eleven casinos can be found inside the state.
The State of Nevada and Las Vegas Win
Progressive poker jackpots have had a busy start to the year, and it’s not just in Kansas. Someone visiting the Aliante Casino in North Las Vegas, Nevada, towards the end of January was the fortunate winner of a $100,000 progressive prize. In a game on a Multi Poker Progressive machine, he was given a Royal Flush, which he used to win the pot.
In February, an unidentified player at the Bellagio in Las Vegas won a $3.2 million progressive prize playing a slot machine. The gambler reportedly earned $3,257,830 playing a Triple Gold Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin slot machine, as reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The slot machine maker, International Gaming Technology (IGT), has declared a jackpot win.
Similar Progressive Victories
Of course, February luck didn’t only favor slot machine players in Sin City. Dr. LeAnn W. earned an unbelievable amount of money playing the Wheel of Fortune slot machine progressive game—over $3.27 million. During the festivities honoring her birthday with her loved ones, she struck it rich. With LeAnn W.’s success, they had even another cause to rejoice. Instantly became a multimillionaire.
Yet you don’t have to visit a casino to win a progressive jackpot. Lotteries may turn to Instant Win Gaming (IWG) for eInstant games. At the beginning of the year, IWG has certified that many record-breaking progressive jackpots have been awarded. Prizes won range from $403,618 in the Michigan Lottery to $785,414 in the Virginia Lottery and $392,703 in the New Hampshire Lotto.
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