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August 4, 2015

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Alaska woman wins $1 million jackpot at Hard Rock in Las Vegas

An Alaska woman is planning to take her son to New Zealand after winning a $1 million jackpot Wednesday night at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas.

Linda Fleury of Eagle River hit the prize on the Wheel of Fortune after putting $20 into the slot machine just after 8 p.m. The jackpot rang in at $1,064,121.24, Hard Rock officials said today.

“I thought I was seeing things,” Fleury said in a statement released by the casino. “I just sat there, stunned.”

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