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Wheel of Fortune strikes again, lucky gambler wins $1.7M

PHOTO BY XAVIER DIAZ
Posted at 4:10 PM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 21:04:25-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Wheel of Fortune has struck again.

Wynn Las Vegas has confirmed that a very lucky gambler recently won $1.7 million on a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine. The winning wager was $10.


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The exact payout was $1,734,677.19. The lucky spin happened at 6:29 p.m. Feb. 10.

According to IGT, Wheel of Fortune slots have made more than 1,000 millionaires since its launch in 1995.

A Wheel of Fortune jackpot over $100,000 is awarded every 48 hours and the Wheel of Fortune games have awarded more than $2.9 billion in jackpost since their arrival.

A gambler at the Excalibur won $5.4 million in January on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine. And another person won $2.2 million in November at The Mirage.

The win was first reported on Twitter by Xavier Diaz and Vital Vegas.