May 22, 2024 2 min read


Plaza Hotel & Casino Celebrates Two Jackpot Hits

In a week, one visitor secured a six-figure prize while another one won $7,721 with a $0.75 bet at the downtown Las Vegas casino

Any jackpot win brings excitement to the lucky few who are able to experience it. While some gamblers may lose thousands without winning a grand prize, others have luck on their side which is why they get the thrill and excitement of going home with a hefty payout. This is precisely the case of one Plaza Hotel & Casino visitor in Las Vegas, who recently collected a six-digit win after gambling at the casino.

The lucky winner, Shawn, whose surname was not disclosed, played Pai Gow poker on Tuesday. Hitting a seven-card straight flush, the lucky gambler secured the game’s progressive jackpot. The grand prize from Pai Gow poker secured by Shawn was $206,589.

In addition, the man won a Fortune Bonus bet, which added an extra $12,500 to the progressive jackpot. Overall, Shawn secured a $219,089 payday after his visit to the popular casino located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas.

According to FOX5, Shawn is a local player from Las Vegas. After he scored the jackpot from the game, the grand prize was reset to $10,000.

Congratulations to Shawn on his 7-card straight flush on Pai Gow poker for a total progressive hit of $206,589 as well as a Fortune Bonus bet for another $12,500. The total amount of the win was $219,089,

reads a statement released by Plaza Hotel & Casino

More Winners Secure Jackpots

The latest win comes on the heels of another thrilling jackpot drop at Plaza Hotel & Casino. Last week, a visitor of the downtown casino was able to secure a four-figure jackpot after placing a bet that was less than one dollar. At the time, the lucky player hit a $7,721 jackpot with a $0.75 bet. Undoubtedly, the person who won the jackpot will never forget this visit.

Earlier this month, a young person celebrated his 21st birthday and was able to score a whopping win of nearly $363,000 at a Las Vegas casino. The lucky young man visited the LINQ Hotel+ Experience and started gambling shortly after turning 21.

To his surprise, after 30 minutes, the young man secured a $362,640 MEGA Progressive jackpot from playing Ultimate Texas Hold’em, local media reported at the time.


Jerome is a welcome new addition to the Gambling News team, bringing years of journalistic experience within the iGaming sector. His interest in the industry begun after he graduated from college where he played in regular local poker tournaments which eventually lead to exposure towards the growing popularity of online poker and casino rooms. Jerome now puts all the knowledge he's accrued to fuel his passion for journalism, providing our team with the latest scoops online.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *