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Best 13 Megabucks Jackpot hits in Vegas to Celebrate

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Megabucks..the name itself proves the fact that it is the largest money bag to be won. You want to be multimillionaire by playing Megabucks slot games or lottery games. You must have heard quite number of times about the winners who hot on progressive slot machines in Las Vegas Strip. Be it the casino at Bellagio, Paris resort or the Aria casino playing is always for fun and winning the huge prize- the jackpot.

There are en number of Slot machines with progressive jackpots all set to start at a pre-determined base amount and then build up over time until they are hit again. Each slot machine is part of a virtual private network (VPN) dedicated to each particular game whether it isMegabucks,Wheel of Fortune,Wizard of Oz or an y of such kind. All these machines have scrolling jackpots on progressive slot machines running and spinning wildly in Reno, Laughlin, Las Vegas and everywhere else in Nevada. The jackpot increases based on a percentage of total play and is constantly being updated over the entire network. When more players play the same progressive game, the jackpot increases faster and faster on the marquee. When there are fewer players, the jackpot increases at a slower rate.

This wonderful technical aspect of progressive slot machines hit big Jackpots and you all wait for that time to arrive soon. Megabucks boasts a top prize that builds from a base amount of $10 million. To play it costs $1 a spin, but to quality for that top amount youll have to spend out $3 but if you hit Megabucks with only such a low investment, you will never regret for your play and the wins.

The winners have their tales to tell. They are all excited, still unbelievable to them that their life has been changed and they are a celebration in history. Here are the 13 best Megabucks Jackpot hits in Vegas to cherish and be among to celebrate with the winners.

1. Trinidad Torres of Magna, Utah2015

Trinidad Torres

Megabucks claim to having paid the largest slot jackpots in Vegas history. It last hit here in mid March 2015 at theWestgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The lucky winner was

Trinidad Torres, a 78-year-old from Magna, Utah, who was in Las Vegas March 2015 accompanying a friend who was playing in Westgates blackjack tournament. It was her first time visiting the hotel. Torres put $100 in the IGT $1 Megabucks slot machine and made several $3 bets before reaching the $10,744,293.40 jackpot

With her earnings, Torres planned to visit her family in the Philippines that she has not seen in many years. Also she plans to purchase her dream car, a yellow Mustang. According to the Associated Press, the last winner on a Megabucks slot machine was in December 2014 when a Las Vegas man won $14.3 million at Rampart Casino.

2. Alexander Degenhardt 2012


In 2012 Alexander Degenhardt, a 26-year-old U.S. Marine, won nearly$2.9 millionon the Money Vault Millionaires Seven slot at theBellagio. Degnhardt had been in training at Nellis Air Force base and went to the casino with some buddies on their last night in the city. He slipped in $100 and said he'd never won more than $200 before hitting the biggest Las Vegas jackpot from aBally Technologiesgame in recent memory. Total: $2,882,808.32.

3. M Resort winner in 2012

M Resort Casino

A Las Vegas woman stopped by the M Resort in Henderson to gamble with her free play credits and enjoy a meal with some dining vouchers. Before she knew it, shed become a multimillionaire as she hit the $17.3 million jackpot.

4. An Anonymous Winner 2013


A 25-year-old software engineer from Los Angeles won$39.7 million in 2013after putting in $100 in the Megabucks slot machine at theExcaliburto win the largest jackpot in Las Vegas history. He beat odds at the time of one in 16.7 million. Total: $39,710,826.36

5. Rampart Casino 2014

Rampart Casino

In 2014 a Las Vegas man put $20 in a Megabucks slot machine at the Summerlin-area Rampart Casino. Within five minutes hed hit a jackpot worth $14.2 million. Do you know what he did with the win? He donated to church for a good cause. The church, which had been holding services in a high school gym, can now have its own location built.

6. Cynthia Jay-Brennan 2000

Cynthia Jay

Las Vegas cocktail waitress Cynthia Jay-Brennan, 37, won$34.9 millionon a Megabucks machine at the Desert Inn January 2000. Six weeks later,a habitually drunk driverrear-ended her car, killing her sister and leaving her paralyzed. Her tragedy fueled a myth that bad things happen to those who win the big jackpots, becoming one of Las Vegas' mostnotorious urban legends.Total: $34,955,489.56

7. Retired Flight Attendant 1998

Palace Station

A 67-year-old retired flight attendant from Las Vegas had only intended to put $100 at the slot machine inPalace Station. She ended up putting in $300, but the Megabucks machine rewarded her with$27.5 million.She'd won big money before: hitting a $680,000 jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine, also at the Palace Station. It marked the first time Megabucks had surpassed $20 million. Total: $27,580,879.60

8. Johanna Huendl 2002

Johanna Heundl

Johanna Huendl, 74, of Covina, Calif., was on her way to breakfast atBally'sin 2002 when she decided to play the Megabucks machine. She put in about $170 and won $22.6 million. She said she had initially misread the meter and thought she'd won $2 million. She would have been happy with that. Total: $22,618,156.67

9. Self Employed Consultant 1999

Ceasar Palace Casino

An Illinois man was self employed and working as a business consultant won more than$21.3 millionon a Megabucks machine in 1999 atCaesars Palace. The 49-year-old business consultant deposited $10 and won on the first spin. Total: $21,346,952.22.

10. Elmer Sherwin 2005

Elmer Sherwin

Elmer Sherwin 92 year old man won not once but two times Megabucks. He was a frequent Vegas visitor, Sherwin hit his first Megabucks jackpot of $4.6 million at The Mirage back in 1989. Sixteen years later, at the age of 92, adding another feather in the cap of $21.1 million to his bank accountat theCannery Casinoin North Las Vegas.

11. Aria Casino on Megabucks Roll 2011

Aria Casino

Aria casino was on the Megabucks hitting Jackpot roll twice in 2011. In January 2011 a woman on her way to her room at theAria, decided to plunk $6 into a Megabucks machine and hita $12.7 million jackpot. She thought the machine had malfunctioned until her niece pointed out that, no, it was really a winner.

The in April 2011 another gambler took home$10.6 millionfrom a Megabucks machine, a product launched byInternational Game Technology (IGT)in 1986. It took more than eight years and 38 jackpots to hit $10 million for the first time in 1995 at theGold Coast.

12. Suzanne Henley 1997

MGM Resort

In 1997 when Les Henley picked the phone receiver he could not believe that his wife had won Jackpot prize. Suzanne Henley made her fortune at the MGM resort as on her way home from work, she stopped in to play a Megabucks machine and waited in line an hour before she could play. After putting $100 in, she won the jackpot amount of $12.5 million.

This 46-year-old Las Vegas construction inspector shared the money with her family, including her mother, her son and three grandchildren, who all live in Phoenix. On the lighter note her comment on asking why she doesnt take her husband along to play at the casino her remark was "I can't win when he's with me."

13. John Tippin 1996

John Tippin

In 1996, a postal worker John Tippin went on vacation to Vegas and hit the Megabucks jackpot of $11 million. Interestingly that in 2001 he published a book dedicated to the topic of the side effects of his Vegas trip. So,I Did It! My Life After Megabucksis written to describe the other, dark side of being a multimillionaire with the isolation and paranoia as his best friends after the winning. Even he had a tale to tell with entertainment intact.

Latest Megabucks Jackpot Winners

Rodolfo T 2017

Megabucks winner

Lately a Southern California visitor has won a Megabucks jackpot valued at a little more than $11.8 million in downtown Las Vegas

The winner, identified only as Rodolfo T., hit the jackpot about 6:30 p.m. at the Fremont in downtown Las Vegas. He made a max-bet wager on the IGT Megabucks Double 3X4X5X Pay game to win the prize. The max bet wager on the game is $3.The Fremont has awarded many thousands of jackpots throughout its 60-year history in Las Vegas, but none quite like this. IGT progressive jackpots typically offer a lump sum payment less than the actual jackpot or they can be paid out in annual instalments over a number of years. The record Megabucks jackpot still stands at $39.7 million. It was hit in 2003 at the Excalibur. Megabucks resets at $10 million.

Roger 2017

A Henderson man won a $10 million Megabucks progressive slot machine jackpot at Fiesta Henderson. The man, who identified himself only as Roger, moved to Henderson from Palm Beach, Florida, a couple of months ago and frequents the Lake Mead Parkway casino almost daily.

On Saturday evening, the man, visited the casino during the afternoon and sat at the same slot machine he always plays. He said he won $20 at first and then played four more spins. On the fourth spin, he hit the winner,

The machine showed the man had won the prize five Megabucks eagles lined up and the machine flashed Please call an attendant and Needs confirmation. He won $10,192,523.88 jackpot on IGT Megabucks.

Isnt it wonderful to celebrate..yeah.



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