It is a 25-cent progressive game and in order to win the jackpot the player had to place a bet of just12 credits, or $3. From their small investment they won a prize of $726,723. That’s close to 250,000xthe bet!The game’s progressive jackpot has now reset to $200,000 but it is already growing and it won’tbe long until another lucky player hits itSimilarly, another lucky player won a jackpot of close to $750,000when playing a slot machine at Ellis Island Casino and Brewery. The player hit the jackpot on Saturdaynight when playing Aristocrat Leisure’s “Buffalo” game.
The winner has asked to remain anonymousbut they collected a cool $747,243.68 in winnings and was also treated to a free dinner. It was the largestwin at Ellis Island in over a decade, in 2005 a player won $1 million playing the aforementioned Wheelof Fortune slot.There are currently a few hugeprogressive jackpots up for grabs at Las Vegas’ casinos, some of which are worth in the millions.For instance, the Millionaire 777s slot is offering a progressive jackpot worth over $1.6 million whilethe more expensive versions of Wheel of Fortune have jackpots close to $2.5 million up for grabs.