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Slots player hits $5.5 million jackpot on Las Vegas Strip


Twitter image / MGM Resorts International

This Twitter image shows a $5.5 million jackpot hit at Excalibur on a Wheel of Fortune machine on Jan. 12, 2020.

A slots player at the Excalibur hit a $5.5 million jackpot last weekend.

The player, who elected to remain anonymous, hit the progressive jackpot on a $5 “pink diamond” Wheel of Fortune game just before 1 a.m. Sunday, an official with MGM Resorts International said.

The jackpot was worth just over $5.48 million. The Wheel of Fortune game is manufactured by International Game Technology.

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