The world may have gone a little quiet on the good news front over the last 6 months, but that doesn’t mean that there hasn’t been any.
Look hard for it and you might just find that the media jam-packed with fantastic tales and inspiring stories adding a little brightness to your day.
Record-breaking Megabucks slots win in Florida
For Laurie (last name withheld), a 60-year-old woman from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2020 is sure to be a year that she’ll never forget, for all the right reasons.
Whilst playing the simple $1 slot machine in July, found at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Laurie had managed to parlay her $5 bet into a jackpot worth nearly $4 million.
The jackpot, totalling a whopping $3,854,682, now holds the record as the largest payout both in the history of Seminole Gaming’s six properties and as the largest slot jackpot ever awarded in Florida on an International Game Technology game.
After claiming the giant jackpot from the IGT Megabucks slots game, Laurie was reported to state that “I am in absolute shock”, following it up with “You like to dream big but that’s really big. That’s not even in the ballpark of what you think you can win. That’s a lottery! It still feels like a dream.”
A giant Golden Nugget slots win in New Jersey
But it’s not just those venturing to a brick-and-mortar casino that is finding themselves with a lifechanging sum, some online players are finding luck too.
In May 2020, a New Jersey player has managed to claim a cool $1 million after just an hour on the Pillars of Asgard slot, developed by SG Digital. The Bridgeton-based player hit the bonus feature, starting off with 23 free spins before hitting the retrigger and boosting the value to 55 free spins and ultimately claiming the multiplier of 25,000.
It’s the biggest win in the history of the Golden Nuggets online casino, something that the CEO and owner, Tilman Fertitta, says that he is” thrilled to hear that one of our loyal online casino patrons has become an instant Million Dollar Winner in one life-changing spin”.