A California resident had quite the lucky weekend in Las Vegas, winning more than $1.1 million at the Cromwell casino. Troy Bright, from Dana Point, hit a mega progressive jackpot of $1,155,366 while playing Face Up Pai Gow Poker at the Caesars Entertainment-owned property. Impressively, he achieved this win in less than 30 minutes of play, with the jackpot coming on his second hand.
Bright, who was in Las Vegas to watch a football game, will be sharing his windfall with his family and is a member of Caesars Rewards program. This wasn’t the only big win at a Caesars Entertainment property over the weekend, with an unnamed player at Caesars Palace Las Vegas hitting two jackpots within an hour while playing slot machines, totaling $405,000.
Other recent jackpots in the Las Vegas area include a Canadian woman winning $222,899 at the Horseshoe Las Vegas, a player named Stephen G. winning $203,180 at Sunset Station Hotel and Casino, and a player at Chicken Ranch Casino in California winning a record $439,972 on a slot machine.
Further across the US, Kanchana Davis won $786,000 while playing Ultimate Texas Hold’Em at Gila River Resorts & Casinos – Santan Mountain, a mystery player won $218,080.70 at Florida’s Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood, and an unnamed winner from Melbourne, Fla. won over $1.1 million at Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. Additionally, on August 31 at Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, a player named Timothy won $1,642,483.62 while playing Dragon Link – Panda Magic.