Also, Another “Bad Beat” Progressive Hit Again at Red Rock awarding players over $170,000
Just in time for Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa’s 15th Anniversary (today), a loyal Station Casinos Boarding Pass Member shouted more than just vowels after winning over $600,000 on IGT’s Wheel of Fortune game last night (4/17). Volha Anderson from Arizona bet $1.75 to win a big payday of $603,644.67. She and her husband have been visiting the resort since last November and it has paid off. After the machine hit, guests from all over the casino began to take notice of the huge jackpot and began to take photos of the winning game. Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa opened on this day 15 years ago in 2006 creating Summerlin’s first and only luxury casino and resort destination.
The lucky streak continued at Red Rock as the Station Casinos Jumbo Hold ‘Em Poker “Bad Beat” Progressive hit once again on Saturday night, April 17, at approximately 6:55 p.m. The total payout to players was $176,935.
The progressive hit no less than 72 hours later from the previous progressive jackpot at Red Rock which awarded Station Casinos poker players a total payout of $203,516. Combined, the two progressives awarded players $380,451.
On Saturday night, the losing hand was quad 5s and the winning hand was quad Kings. The winning hand won $35,387 and the losing hand won $61,928. All players at the table won $1,264 each, while all poker guests across Station Casinos poker rooms playing at the time won $369 each, including all the players at the winning table.
The Station Casinos Jumbo Hold ‘Em Poker “Bad Beat” Progressive starts at $75,000 and grows daily. The qualifying hand starts at four queens beaten, with the qualifying hand lowering regularly. The “loser” with the qualifying hand wins 35% of the jackpot while the winning qualifying hand wins 20%. The remaining players at the table at the time of the hit split 5% of the jackpot while all other active players across Station Casinos poker rooms at the time split the remaining 40%.Over $1 million has been awarded through the “Station Casinos Jumbo Hold ‘Em Poker Bad Beat” since re-opening in August. Both players asked to remain anonymous.