Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | 6:33 p.m.
A Pennsylvania woman won $13,000 after only 10 minutes at a poker game this week in downtown Las Vegas.
The winner, identified only by her first name, Diana, hit a straight flush Tuesday on the Let It Ride table at the Four Queens Hotel and Casino. Let it Ride, by Shufflemaster, is based on five-card stud.
Diana, of Ebervale, Pa., won a $10,700 jackpot, plus side bets. She told casino officials she plans to use her winnings to pay off her car loan.
The Four Queens, which opened in 1966, is named after former owner Ben Goffstein's wife and three daughters, Faith, Hope, Benita and Michelle. The casino is one of the most iconic Fremont Street casinos.
Today, the 32,000-square foot casino features more than 1,000 slots, 30 tables games and a race and sports book. The hotel offers about 695 guest rooms including 45 guest suites.
Hugo's Cellar, which is one level below the casino floor, provides a romantic atmosphere, an extensive selections of fine meats and seafood and ladies walk away with a complimentary rose. The wine list has won recognition from Wine Spectator and Zagat's. Other restaurants include Magnolia's Veranda, which is open 24 hours a day and has a wide menu, and the Chicago Brew Pub, which serves deep-dish pizza, salads and sandwiches as well as its own beer.
The Canyon Club also opened their outpost at the Four Queens, attracting musical and comedy acts from across the nation.