SugarHouse Casino player wins $100K jackpot

The win came at a $1 "Wheel of Fortune" game. Credit: Getty Images
The win came at a $1 “Wheel of Fortune” game. Credit: Getty Images

A SugarHouse Casino player hit it big Saturday night, taking home a $100,008 jackpot, according to gaming officials.

The Newtown, Pa., resident was playing a $1 “Wheel of Fortune” slot machine at the time of the win.

“Philly loves a winner, and we had a big one Saturday night!” SugarHouse Casino General Manager Wendy Hamilton said in a statement.

“The whole place lights up when we have a win like this – there are high-fives all around!!”

SugarHouse Casino has since its September 2010 opening awarded 27,000 jackpots of $1,200 or more – an average of more than 25 jackpots each day – and has paid more than $77 million in jackpot winnings to its guests.


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