1224 megabucks winner

courtesy Boyd Gaming

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A man who lives in Las Vegas and Alaska during different parts of the year hit a jackpot of nearly $15.5 million Thursday afternoon at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino. 

Boyd Gaming announced that the Christmas Eve jackpot was the largest slot machine jackpot in Nevada in eight years at $15,491,103. 

The winner had put just $40 into the machine before winning the jackpot around 12:30 p.m., according to Boyd. 

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Nice. Now go forth and do something good with your life.


Lol well done "kevin"

Casinos upping their advertising in my opinion haha

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