Jackpot Round Up: Man Celebrating 21st Birthday Wins $362K in Las Vegas

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An Ohio resident visiting the Las Vegas Strip collected $362K at the Linq Hotel + Experience on his 21st birthday.

Linq Hotel + Experience, pictured above. A visitor won $362K on his 21st birthday at the casino. (Image: Booking.com)

Damon Howell of Union City won $362,640 while playing Ultimate Texas Hold’em on May 10 at the resort casino.

He had been at the table for about 30 minutes when he got the jackpot.

Howell said he was “overwhelmed with shock and disbelief” and first thought the payout was “not real,” according to a statement from Ceasar Entertainment, which owns the gaming property.

He plans to purchase a house with the newly-found money.

Relatives and friends were with him when the win took place. They all celebrated both the win and the milestone birthday.

Connecticut Man Wins $1.9M

A man visiting Las Vegas’ Venetian Resort won $1.9M after playing Three Card Poker on May 10.

Joseph Nardello of Connecticut got a spade royal flush, then qualified for the mega-tier millionaire progressive jackpot.

The total payout was $1,904,062.

Nardello didn’t say what he will do with the fortune.

$483K Won at Mohegan Sun

A guest at Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino hit $483K while playing blackjack on May 13.

Identified as “Maged K.” of Franklin Square, N.Y., he won the tribal gaming property’s “Super 4 Progressive Jackpot.”

The gaming area is located at the Casino of the Earth at Mohegan Sun.

The total payout was $483,622.40.

MGM National Harbor Pays $1.2M Jackpot

A Virginia man won over $1.2M on May 5 at Maryland’s MGM National Harbor Hotel & Casino.

He was playing Ultimate Texas Hold’em. He won with a royal flush of diamonds.

Alex Alvarado, vice president of casino operations at MGM National Harbor, said it was a huge win for the Virginia resident.

“We’re thrilled that a local struck a big payday on one of our many table games that feature progressive jackpots,” he added.

Michigan Slot Pays Out Over $536K

An Illinois resident won over $536K while playing a slot machine at a Michigan gaming property last month.

The mystery player collected $536,614.25 on a progressive jackpot on April 28 at Four Winds Casino New Buffalo.

He was playing a Dollar Storm Wild Ninja slot machine. He had made a $5 bet.

He resides in Schaumburg, Ill. No word how he will spend the jackpot.

On April 30, a Mishawaka, Ind. visitor won $177,894.30. The unnamed guest was playing a Double Blessings slot at Indiana’s Four Winds Casino South Bend. He made an 88-cent bet.

Also at Four Winds South Bend, a mystery visitor from Valparaiso, Ind., won $104,500 on May 2.

The guest was playing a Mystical Mermaids slot machine. He made a $100 bet.

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