August 9, 2023 2 min read


Las Vegas Slot Machines Make Millionaires in July with Three Jackpot Wins

The iconic Wheel of Fortune and Megabucks slot machines at the Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas and at the Cannery in North Las Vegas delivered the life-changing wins

In a surprising twist, three lucky players hit life-altering jackpots in Las Vegas in July. 

Las Vegas Airport Slot Machines Crown Two Million-Dollar Winners in Quick Succession

One particularly lucky player hit the jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine, winning an astounding $1,286,324 on July 24. The winning combo was landed while playing the “Wheel of Fortune Red Hot 7’s” game at Terminal 3 at the Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas. The winner’s identity remains a mystery, but the airport authorities have officially confirmed the remarkable news.

Notably, this wasn’t the only million-dollar victory in the same location. Just a few weeks prior, a different gambler emerged victorious, seizing a jaw-dropping $1.3 million jackpot while playing the Wheel of Fortune Triple Double Emeralds machine at Terminal 1 at the Harry Reid International Airport.

The coincidental succession of million-dollar wins has sparked excitement and speculation among both tourists and locals. The Harry Reid International Airport, with its collection of over 1,400 slot machines dispersed throughout the terminals, has proven itself as a hotspot for hopeful gamblers aiming to strike it big.

The operator behind the airport’s slot machines, Airport Slot Concession, Inc., has enjoyed immense success. Last year, their revenue surpassed the billion-dollar milestone, while the airport itself reaped over $34 million in revenue from these machines. 

Huge Megabucks Jackpot Lands in North Las Vegas Casino

The Wheel of Fortune was not the only lucky slot game in Las Vegas in July. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that a local resident, known simply as Jesus, struck gold recently as he secured an astonishing Megabucks jackpot win of $10,488,726 at the Cannery Casino in North Las Vegas. The life-changing moment unfolded on July 7. The impressive win was confirmed by a spokesperson from Boyd Gaming.

Jesus, who usually frequents The Orleans and Gold Coast casinos, experienced his first visit to the North Las Vegas establishment. His elation was palpable as he shared his plans to utilize the windfall to purchase a new home for his mother. April was also a lucky month for IGT slot machine players. IGT set new jackpot records as their progressive games like Wheel of Fortune, Powerbucks, and Megabucks distributed a total of $17 million in jackpots, making it one of the company’s biggest months on record. Noteworthy wins included a $14 million Megabucks jackpot at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, and the biggest land-based jackpot in Canada.


Silvia has dabbled in all sorts of writing – from content writing for social media to movie scripts. She has a Bachelor's in Screenwriting and experience in marketing and producing documentary films. With her background as a customer support agent within the gambling industry, she brings valuable insight to the Gambling News writers’ team.

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