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Life-changing moment at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

By ThisIsReno

ATLANTIS NEWS RELEASE

Representatives verify the over $3.89 million win. Image provided by Atlantis.

Representatives verify the over $3.89 million win. Image provided by Atlantis.

After placing a max bet, the player waited. A notice popped up on the screen that an attendant was needed. The guest sat, thinking the machine was broken, until realization dawned on her. She sat in shock, staring at the number in front of her – $3,894,219.06. And it was all hers. That was the scene at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Sunday when the IGT-operated Wheel of Fortune® slot paid out big.

“You always see other people win, but you never expect it to be you,” said the guest, who declined to be identified. “We love the hospitality [at Atlantis]. The atmosphere is amazing. Everyone is so friendly and willing to go out of their way to help.”

The guest, a Nevadan, said that bills will be paid off with the winnings and then travel is in the future – first to Ireland, then to Hawaii and an Alaskan cruise. “The past four years have been rough for us. I told my husband that this was our year. I just can’t believe this,” said the winner.

The guest put $50 into the machine, and the jackpot hit when there was just $13.50 left. “It could happen to anyone. I just sat down to play,” she said. Champagne was served casino-wide, and balloons were placed by the winning machine as a part of the celebration.

This $3,894,219.06 payout comes on the heels of three $100,000 wins on Feb. at Atlantis’ Big Bowl Bash.

About Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is Reno’s newest AAA Four Diamond resort nestled at the base of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range and ideally located on the strip in the heart of Reno’s restaurant, shopping and entertainment district. Atlantis is located less than an hour away from beautiful Lake Tahoe and stunning golf courses of northern California and Nevada. Atlantis is thoughtfully and elegantly positioned and designed for relaxation, rejuvenation and celebration. A favorite resort destination for travelers near and far and voted Best Hotel & Casino for its exceptional and friendly service, Atlantis is truly second to none. For more information please visit us at www.atlantiscasino.com or call 800.723.6500. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/atlantiscasinoresortspa or Twitter at @atlantiscasino.