A Las Vegas gambler enjoyed a holiday miracle as they won $15.5 million playing a slot machine on Christmas Eve.
"MEGABUCKS JACKPOT ALERT!" the casino tweeted with a picture of the winner hidden by a giant check.
"Congratulations to Kevin for hitting the $15,491,103 Megabucks Progressive Jackpot at @suncoastcasino!”
The man reportedly won the prize after putting just $40 into the machine.
"It was certainly a Christmas Eve to remember," said a spokesman from Boyd Gaming, which owns the casino.
"We’re excited and honoured we could play a part in this historic holiday jackpot at the Suncoast.”
🚨 MEGABUCKS JACKPOT ALERT! 🚨
Congratulations to Kevin for hitting the $15,491,103 Megabucks Progressive Jackpot at @suncoastcasino!#SuncoastCasino #BConnectedWinners #Megabucks #Jackpot #MegabucksJackpot #LasVegasJackpots pic.twitter.com/88t1Ty3S3A
— Suncoast Casino (@suncoastcasino) December 25, 2020
The casino said that the winner divides his time between Alaska and Las Vegas, and that he will invest the money in his business and also “pay it forward.”