Winners Report: March
Slots Winners Weekly Report:
March brings you 5 jackpot winners who
Winners Report for 3-24
Ron and Joann Ohm
traveled from Sacramento
to South Lake
Tahoe to celebrate their
32nd wedding anniversary
unaware that they would soon be instant slots millionaires.
Ron said he only put
$20 in the Wheel of Fortune machine and played for just 15
512 credits when the big jackpot of $1,538,
757 hit at the Lake Tahoe
play the Wheel of Fortune slots," he said.
"When it hit I
jumped up and started clapping and asked people to go find my wife."
Ron is a delivery
truck driver for a uniform company. "Now you can afford to hire
to do the work," wife Joann said. "No," replied Ron. "This
isn't going to change me, I'll do the work."
The Ohms said they
would use the money to pay for their daughter's student loans. She just earned her
masters degree at the University of San Francisco.
Jim Mikowski of Traverse City,
MI. had a plan: go to Turtle Creek Casino
in Williamsburg to play
the same Fabulous 50's machine
he knew had hit nine months earlier for over $900,000.
slots prize had grown to $1,249,273.63 and with just $20,
he says, "but I wanted to be absolutely sure I had hit the
jackpot before I made a fool of myself. I made sure and then I jumped
up and down
and yelled. Next to getting married and having my kids, this was
most exciting moment in my life."
Mikowski is a
plumbing and heating contractor and when asked if the win had allowed
retire, he replied, "I do plan to retire, but, I have commitments for
through the end of the year. These contractors were good to me before I
a millionaire; I couldn't just leave them hanging."
this win and our 40th anniversary in a big way," he said. "My wife
Barbara and I took our daughter, son-in- law, and two grandchildren to
Vegas for a week, and then we went on to visit our other daughter and
husband in California.
We all had a ball.
We are now planning a trip to Hawaii. We have
also donated to our favorite charity.
My retirement, the trips--none of it would have happened without the
Water Casino in
Parker, AZ was the place for Larry Jackson who won
$750,455 on a
one-dollar Wheel of Fortune machine.
Jackson, a retiree from Lake
Havasu City, Arizona, had
taken a day trip to the casino to play his
When asked about his plans, Jackson stated, “that will be up to the wife.”
Joseph Guillory of Beaumont, TX can hardly
believe his good luck and big hit of
$541,415 at a Wheel of
Fortune in Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino, Vinton, LA. Joseph
said he spent about $53 playing
three different games when suddenly the three Wheel of Fortune
up and bells began to ring. "I
really love this place, because if I can't win in the casino, I can
over and bet
horses. Man, was I
who is retired,
said he would use his winning to take care of his mother
so that she has a
Ya Just Love Lucy?
Irene’s plan was to
visit the Showboat Casino in Atlantic
City to view the I Love
Lucy exhibit that was
being showcased there, but since she missed it, decided to play the I
"I made sure to
get here before 10 a.m. to
pick out a machine before the buses
just sat down and deposited a $10 bill and look--most of it is still
left," stated Irene Leichliter, of Egg Harbor, NJ. “I've
always loved Lucy, but I
really love Lucy now!”
Irene went home that
day $531,884 richer. This Mother and Grandma plans to share her good
with her family.
Winners Report for 3-17
and Son Fight Cancer with Jackpot Win
Harold Liscombe, of Beachwood, NJ was a man with a challenge.
The challenge being to fund the medical requirements to fight the
cancer battle being fought by his 14-year old son, Peter.
Liscombe won the fight with a $1,363,851 progressive hit at a Wheel of
Fortune slot at AC Borgata. “I
was just doing this for my son…it’s crazy..it’s like a miracle. I spent
$15,000 to make sure he has everything he needs as he goes through his
fight with cancer.
Now there’s only one more thing I need—his healing”, stated Liscombe.
couldn’t believe this was happening to me. I thought I’d won $10,000
and once I realized I’d hit the million, I had to catch my breath”.
have been very lucky. Life has treated me good and I have a little
house and a lot of toys, everything I need except my son’s health.”
40, a sales manager at Ocean Chevrolet in Toms River, NJ had played
$200 and 20 minutes later, three Wheel of Fortune symbols spun to a
stop in front of him. Besides medical bills, funds will be
set aside to purchase his wife a two-3 Karat diamond ring and a
donation to the local cancer support organization.
More to Come
The giant Wheel of
Fortune jackpot of $1,273, 783.55 was hit by Boonchoo Novick
at Isle of
Biloxi MS during one of her bi-monthly casino visits The Lawton, OK
selected a 50-cent slot and after her huge haul was asked what her
will be, to which she replied, "I plan to do more gambling."
3) Husband Supplies
With her husband supplying a $20 bill and 10 minutes
of play at a Wheel of Fortune game, Monica Ware, a 43-year-old
big for a $993,728. jackpot at the Imperial
“When the third symbol came up, the machine directed me to
call for an attendant.” Ware says. “I didn’t understand what that
lady sitting next to me said, “I think you may have won a lot of
favorite TV show and desire to play the slots version of Wheel of
to be a winner indeed.
“This is a lifetime dream, a true blessing from god,” says a
thankful Ware. When asked about her slots winnings, Ware, stated she
start a college fund for her two daughters and is considering buying a
Slot for the Road
King was headed for the exit after dinner at the Kewadin Casino in
Christmas, WI when a Wheel of Fortune slot delayed his plans. “It was
the last slot machine I was going to play that night,” he related.
retired prison guard from Marquette MI played only $45 at the
Wheel slot and struck for a $1,127,942. MegaJackpot. “I almost went
into shock,” Robert said.
Future plans for this awe-struck millionaire include paying off credit
cards and buying a new car.
that his new millionaire name plate wouldn’t really change his life, he
went on to say, “I sure am happy that my life will be a lot more
Jeopardy! Win Not
to be Missed.
Robin Rader from Moss point, MS
ready to ‘pack up and call
it a day’ when the quarter Jeopardy! progressive machine hit
Rader bet about $100 at this slot in the Isle of Capri
Casino, Biloxi, MS.
something, but I never dreamed I’d win any amount of money like this.”
thoughts for the future included assisting her children, ordering a new
for her husband and making a down payment on a new house.
Winners Report for 3-10
Nice and Lucky
Charles and Barbara
Lekowitz of Grand Junction,
Colorado, were staying in
Vegas to attend a
convention. Afterwards, they decided to break up the drive home with a
stop in Mesquite at the
Oasis Hotel/Casino. After checking
in, Barbara headed for the room as Charles made a beeline for a bank of
Wheels slots'. Barbara joined her husband at the right moment for his
of $1,076,742 on
his fourth pull!
"I walked up to him and said, Honey what did you win?" "I'm not
sure," Charles said, "but I think it's the big one."
It turns out that
his favorite, 5 Times Wheel of Fortune machine made him an instant
Barb relates the special treatment afterwards, "They moved us to a
for the weekend, we were given complimentary massages and complimentary
dinners, and to top it off, a bottle of Dom Perignon.
Everyone was just so
marvelous. We then called our two grown children on our cell phone, but
didn't believe us at first." "My husband and
I are continuing to work," Barbara said.
"We're going to
invest the money for our retirement. It will certainly give
us security and peace of
mind, but it really won't alter our lives."
"You know I
think this is why people gamble, for the big one and you never know
going to happen. I'm just happy that it happened to us!"
"This couldn’t' have happened to a nicer person than my husband.
comments on how thoughtful and generous he is, and if anyone deserves
to win a
million big ones it's him."
slots millionaire for Delta Downs Race Track is Mike Licatino of Port Arthur, TX. who won
$1,058,509 on a Wheel of Fortune quarter
After spending $100
and about ready to leave, up pops the Wheel of Fortune symbols. "I
couldn't believe it, he said. I was scared to touch it again." Mike,
does paint and body work on cars and motorcycles, credits his win to a
He said it woke him
up early in the morning, so he decided to drive to Delta Downs, because
couldn't sleep. As a Harley-Davidson enthusiast, Mike would like to use
winnings to open his own shop, but for now he says, "I guess I could
out with a new pair of shoes."
of These Days' Is Here
Cosme Dominguez, a
stonemason from Pecos, NM, said he visits Camel
Rock Casino in Santa Fe, NM, often and
has been a regular customer.
He was rewarded with
a MegaJackpot of $678,807 when he hit one of the Spooky Slots-Addams
nickel progressive. Dominguez said he had played this machine before
usually wins. Just before, Cosme said he asked his wife what
amount" was while thinking, "one of these days I will win."
Although he says
that, his win would not change his life, plans for his winnings
off his car and helping his kids
couple from the Bronx, NY chooses Trump Plaza Casino in AC to celebrate
Valentine’s Day. There was much more to celebrate after playing a
Millionaire 777’s progressive slot that hit for more than $1.3 million.
The anonymous couple, a retired truck driver and his wife, a former
nurse was almost out of gambling money; however their last $20 provided
the big win and a reason to rejoice.
Trump Plaza got in on the excitement also as this was the first million
dollar 777 win for the casino.
And, One More Time
What a lucky streak
for real estate agent Ellen Lockwood, who won a $945,531 jackpot on a Spooky slot progressive at
Harrah's Rincon in
San Diego. Here's the best part: this was her second win in a year!
Ellen hit for $1 million at the same casino on a $1,000,000 Pyramid
"For someone to
win two large jackpots in their lifetime is unusual, said the GM of
Rincon, but for someone to do it in the same year, at the same casino,
like lighting striking twice."
Winners Report for 3-03
1) I'm Outta There!
Jerry Nemeth, 58, of Ohio was
hopeful of some kind of win during his
visit to Vegas, but his expectations didn't include the statement, "I
The, now former,
school custodian won $1,016,389.22 on a Wheel of Fortune dollar
slot at the Flamingo. This big hit allowed him to say to his boss. "You
will have to find somebody else right away!" Nemeth
and his wife
Judy were on vacation. "It was a good time to get away," said Judy of
"We'd just arrived
and I won $1,000 on a Wheel of Fortune machine at the other end of the
play only Wheel of Fortune slots.
I saw some other
machines and we sat down together, and Jerry put in a $100 bill. He had
been playing six or seven minutes and he still had $34 in credit left
machine when he won the big one."
great," said Jerry "I jumped out of the chair and shouted I won the
jackpot" I got cold chills. It's wonderful. I can retire."
has been married 37 years and has 2 children and three grandchildren.
They are in complete
agreement as to how they will spend their windfall. "We will payoff our
daughter's home mortgage, give an equal amount to our son to build a
pay off our own mortgage, and invest the rest."
The win is
paid out in 20
annual payments of $50,819.46. Nemeth received his first check, for
amount, at the time of his win.
Breakfast, then a Winning Play
Sandra Weaver is now
a happy millionaire. She and her family opted for breakfast at Casino
and then moved on to some slots play. With an initial investment of
fifty dollars at a Wheel of Fortune machine and thoughts of cashing
gave the machine one more spin. To her amazement, up popped a
$1,443,029. Sandra does not have
a plan for spending the money, other than paying some bills and to
others as I have been blessed." "Now I will have to tell my
was at the casino," she laughed.
A Warm Win
Diana Liotta, of Woodbury, New
just $50 into an Addams Family nickel
progressive slot at the Showboat Hotel Casino in Atlantic
City when she scored a $774,689.12
jackpot. When she
realized her major luck, she couldn’t wait to share the news. “I want
God has solved my burial worries and my
personal debt,” she
said. “I’m not sure how I’m going to tell my kids. I think I will have
party this weekend and nonchalantly place the big check somewhere.”
was important that her children share in her good fortune.
“1 have always believed in giving to my children while my hands are
the retired Spanish teacher. “Now I have more to give them. Winning
jackpot has made it possible.”
Gayle Hartman, a realtor from Princeton,
$539,985 richer after a Wheel
quarters MegaJackpot win at the Mississippi Belle II in Clinton,
she was visiting the
casino on a bus trip from Illinois
to accompany her husband who was the bus driver. “My husband
picked out a machine
and told me to play it and no other. She played only put $4 before
big progressive. “When it hit I got very excited and was very happy.
make life much more comfortable.”
5) Mississippi On
Grand Casino Gulfport and
Grand Casino Biloxi created these
Wanda Peacock of Tampa, Florida hit
$692,737 at the Grand, Biloxi while
playing “Wheel of Fortune” progressive
quarter machine. Three days later at Grand, Gulfport, Tim
Hill of Petal, Mississippi, won a
Harley-Davidson motorcycle, plus $2,000 cash with a Ride and Win
machine played for about 5 minutes with only $10 invested.
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