Yonkers Native Hits $925,488 Jackpot With $20 Bet

The big winner has elected to remain anonymous identified as “Walter”, a Yonkers native, is probably still in shock after hitting the jackpot at the Empire City Casino. The Yonkers native was playing the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars slot machine when he won the casino’s largest jackpot of 2022. Walter placed a $20 bet and walked away with $925,488.

According to Empire City GM Ed Domingo:

“We are always excited to see one of our customers win a life-changing prize, but especially as we approach the holiday season, we congratulate Walter on joining our long history of guests hitting jackpots of almost $1 million, and we can’t wait to continue that tradition at Empire City with the next lucky winner.”

Popular Amongst Gamblers

Empire City Casino in Yonkers is one of the most popular casinos in the country, and it’s no surprise that it offers some of the largest jackpots in the world. With over 4,600 slot machines, the casino floor is one of the largest in the MGM Resorts portfolio, and there are always plenty of jackpots up for grabs. Slot-busting jackpots have become so common at Empire City that they’re now considered one of its main attractions.

The Hudson Valley gaming destination of Empire City Casino says that it now features a jackpot exceeding $1 million, also on the IGT Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars game. This surpasses the previous largest jackpot hit this year, which was at the casino and reached $764,927. The second-highest jackpot currently available is over $575,000 on Bally’s Celestial King and the third-highest is Bally’s Monopoly Millionaire at $490,000.

According to Empire City, more than 1,750 jackpots over $10,000 have been hit this year. So while the most recent jackpot may have been the largest of the year, there are still several large prize pools available at the casino. With such high stakes, it’s no wonder that Empire City continues to be a popular destination for gamers from all over the region.

More About Empire City Casino

Empire City Casino Resort Casino is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Located in Yonkers, New York, the casino offers over 4,600 slot machines and video poker terminals, as well as 150 live table games. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of dining options, including fine dining at their award-winning restaurant, Cellaio Steak.

In addition to gambling and dining, Empire City Casino also offers live entertainment. Their events calendar features a wide range of music, comedy, and other performers. With so much to offer, it’s no wonder that Empire City Casino is one of the most popular casinos in the United States.

Real-Money Staff
by Real-Money Staff
November 16, 2022