Some stories about big casino jackpots


Every time we see a casino player winning a casino game or a slot machine, we get excited even though we are not the ones who are going to take that big jackpot home. Many people’s life has changed and some millionaires have won even more with casino jackpots. In this article you will find some of those stories.

In 1997 at the MGM Grand of Las Vegas, the Australian tycoon Kerry Packer won more than 20 million dollars in casino in just a few days. It is believed that he took between 20 and 40 million dollars from the casino. This is very impressive for an average casino player.

Patience is a virtue that all casino players should have and Elmer Sherwin know this well. At age 76, Elmer won a huge jackpot in a progressive slot, taking 4.6 million dollars. That money helped him fulfill his dream of traveling around the world. Sixteen years later, when he was 91 years old, won a jackpot again, this time of 21 million dollars.

The Excalibur Hotel and Casino is known for its big variety of casino games and also because it was the scene of the biggest jackpot in history. In 2003 a young man bet some chips while waiting for the next match he was watching to began and took a jackpot of 39.7 million dollars.

The online casinos also have awesome prizes in its history. The first major casino jackpot in an online casino was in 2002 in a slot machine. Thanks to that jackpot of 1.59 million dollars, online casinos became more popular.