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To The Victor Goes The Slot Machine

September 17, 2014 at 3:28 PM | by | Comments (5)

We totally want to invite ourselves over to try out this machine if the Miscos get to keep it!

While some VegasChatter readers may be sad about missing their chance to hit it big at MGM Grand on the Lion’s Share slot machine, we know many of you are wondering if the lucky winners will be taking home the actual machine, in addition to the $2.4 million jackpot.

Linda and Walter Misco of New Hampshire won the jackpot on August 22 and legend had it that the winner of the Lion’s Share also would inherit the machine as it was intended to be retired after it hit. MGM officials have confirmed this is their intention and they’re working with the Nevada Gaming Control Board to make good on the promise.

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Exclusive: Lion's Share Hits At MGM Grand

April 1, 2014 at 6:09 PM | by | Comments (20)

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This Guy Wins The Welcome To Las Vegas Sign Snapshot Game

January 24, 2014 at 8:58 PM | by | Comments (0)

Skill level: Master.

We salute you, Brian W. of Foursquare!

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Tell Us About Your First Big Win In Vegas

August 23, 2013 at 1:29 PM | by | Comments (33)

We've all heard stories from friends of big risks and big rewards in Las Vegas. And, regardless of how frequently they occur in reality, they are indeed fun to share and celebrate. It's the brief opportunity to relish the fact that the house doesn't always win.

So here's your chance to brag and relive the glory. We want to know about your first big jackpot: when, where, and how? What was the game? The situation? Did you risk a lot to win a lot, or did you get really lucky on very little? Did it happen within minutes? Or, maybe it took hours and almost all of your funds.

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SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Guest Bets Big on Super Bowl, Wins And...

Where: 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South [map], 89109
February 6, 2012 at 7:27 PM | by | Comment (1)

The odds were 50 to 1. But, SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand guest Jona Rechnitz walked up to MGM's sportsbook and plunked down a grand that the Giants would be the first to score with a safety during the Big Game. And, won. Big. $50,000.

So what do you do when you're newly flush with cash in Vegas? Nope, not that. Or, that. Or that. No, Rechnitz is giving it all away to charity, according to TMZ.

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