Hi, this is The Weekly Gambling News Roundup.The news today is brought to you by EasyMobileCasino.com and PlaySlots4RealMoney.Com . Sometimes it pays to be lucky even if you are not a big gambler. The local NBC affiliate in Las Vegas shared the story of this big win. A southern Nevada resident visiting Las Vegas walked away almost $1 million dollars richer after hitting a slots progressive jackpot.
He was actually catching a movie at Aliante Casino Hotel’s movie theatre while staying there as a guest. Known only as Clint, he decided to put $20 into a .25 cent Wheel of Fortune slot machine. A few spins later, he turned a $1.25 into a $935,176 jackpot hit. The big win took place on Saturday, Sept. 21.
In a tweet by Aliante Casino (@aliantecasino), the hotel, casino and spa property added:
Clint, a new Southern Nevada resident, turned a visit to the movie theater into a $935,176 payday when he hit the jackpot on @IGT Jackpots “Wheel of Fortune” slots Saturday, Sept 21!
He parlayed a $1.25 spin into the life-changing prize at 8:15 p.m.
Aliante Casino Hotel & Spa is a North Las Vegas property owned and operated by Boyd Gaming. It is situated on more than 40 acres as part of the Aliante master-planned community. It is a AAA Four Diamond resort with more than 100,000 square feet of gaming space.
Mohegan Sun Pocono Opens Its Sportsbook
Legal sports betting in Pennsylvania has expanded to the Mohegan Sun Pocono. In a soft opening on Sept. 24, the racino welcomed the first patrons to their in-house sportsbook.
The new 1,130-square-foot Unibet Sportsbook betting lounge offers a 28-foot wide video wall. There are six sports betting terminals along with two actual teller booths. The lounge also offers a bar and additional seating for around 40 guests.
Jonathan Aiwazian is the vice president of Sportsbook for Unibet. He joined fellow Unibet employee William Pyk in the lounge to share in the opening festivities.
Pyk is a senior project manager of retail for Unibet. He went on to add “Something new is happening and the regular customers are checking it out.” Aiwazian weighed in with the comment, “Everybody in general is pretty excited. The response to the design of the Sportsbook has been great.”
The soft launch continued through Sept. 25 as reported by Easy Mobile Casino Dot-com . Once approved by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the Mohegan Sun Pocono sports betting lounge will be open daily from 11 a.m. through midnight.
The PA. racino is located in Plains Township near the city of Wilkes-Barre. The casino features over 2,300 slot machines and live tables for Blackjack, Roulette and Poker.
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