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Tourist wins $11.8M jackpot on Megabucks machine at Fremont Hotel-Casino

Posted at 10:54 AM, Aug 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-11 13:54:10-04

A visitor to Las Vegas is now a millionaire after winning $11.8 million jackpot on a Megabucks machine at the Fremont Hotel and Casino.

Rodolfo T. hit the jackpot at approximately 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the iconic Boyd Gaming entertainment property located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas in the center of the Fremont Street Experience. Rodolfo made a max-bet wager on the Megabucks Double 3X4X5X Pay game to win the life-changing jackpot, marking the largest jackpot awarded on the Megabucks theme in 2017.

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