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San Pedro Resident Wins Huge $3.6 Million Jackpot At Barona Resort & Casino
- June 10, 2014 By Staff Writer -
From time to time here at Casino Directory we try and bring you news stories of the latest winners from around the world, no matter whether winners are playing at their favourite online casino or winning big with a visit to their local casino. Today we bring you news of a gentleman who was visiting the Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego with his wife and walked away some $3.6 million richer after hitting the jackpot whilst playing a progressive video slot.
San Pedro Resident Wins Huge Jackpot
The lucky winner hails from the town of San Pedro and is simply known as Thomas K, and he was visiting the Barona Resort & Casino with his wife, as they were enjoying a weekend break. The couple are regular visitors at the casino and are members of Barona’s loyalty program Club Barona, and the $3.617,318 is one of the largest ever jackpots won at the casino. Thomas was playing a Megabucks wide area progressive slot when he hit the jackpot, a game that was first launched some 25 years ago by IGT as one of the world’s first ever wide area progressive slot system.
Rick Salinas is the General Manager at the Barona Resort & Casino and he is “proud” of the casino’s latest jackpot winner as he said, “A summer of fun at Barona is just heating up and we’ve already had one of the biggest jackpot winners in our history. We are proud to offer the loosest slots in Southern California so it was a thrill to see Thomas win millions.”
The Barona Resort & Casino
The Barona Resort & Casino can boast to have over 2,000 slots and video poker machines on their premises, not to mention the 90 table games that attract players from all over the state of California, America and beyond. As well as all the regular Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat table games the casino have Barona Craps, Caribbean Stud Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Mississippi Stud and Thee and Four Card Poker available too. The casino also have the largest Asian gaming pit in San Diego as well, a pit that features games like Sic Bo and Barona Pan 9.
It is always great to report stories like this one and the money is sure to come in handy for Thomas and his wife as they are parents to eight children, yes eight, so each one is sure to receive a nice gift from their parents latest visit to one of California’s most popular attractions, The Barona Resort & Casino where dreams really do come true.