6 million dollars It’s hard to fathom winning millions of dollars in a Las Vegas slot machine, but one man found himself in that position twice. 9 million 71-year-old Amy Nishimura won her jackpot while on vacation from her home in Hawaii. Every time she visited Vegas, Nishimura played the same machine—her machine—at the Freemont Hotel, which she is said to have talked to in order to give her luck. She played for 3 hours with less than 100 dollars before her big win of nearly 9 million dollars. Just goes to show that a little bit of tenacity goes a long way.
Not a bad way to pass the time. 5 million dollar a year payout for the next 25 years. 40 million Not every slot player comes to Vegas with the hopes of becoming a millionaire. For Kerry Packer, an Australian billionaire, the trip was one of many high roller adventures. 20 and 40 million dollars in blackjack and baccarat. Rumor has it he tipped his doorman a cool million. 28 million in a London casino. 680,000 on The Wheel of Fortune machine. Instead of going out to spend that impressive chunk of change, the woman continued to play the Vegas machines.
27 million in the Megabucks jackpot. I guess the lesson here is to never settle? 11 million In 1996, postal worker John Tippin went on vacation to Vegas and hit the Megabucks. In 2001, he published a book about the after effects of his trip. Please Enable Frames, and Refresh This Page. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.