A local Reno, Nevada slots player laid claim the year’s first big slots jackpot. The win was reported on the local news source. While most big winners choose to remain anonymous, Lawrence J. Fuller looks rather happy holding the oversized check.
He should be grinning ear-to-ear with more than $900,000 in total winnings. The big progressive hit took place this past Sunday morning. He was playing the Super Lucky Times pay penny machine at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Twenty minutes into the session, he landed the six-figure jackpot on a $1.80 bet.
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Indeed, this was just the start of a magical run that ended with a total take of more than $900,000. Fuller was playing with Lady Luck sitting on his lap. After hitting the big jackpot for $888,585.03, he went onto to land five additional four-digit jackpots. The run ended at 1:43 p.m. on Sunday with a final hit of $1,700.
You can add in two more small jackpots on Sunday night and one more for good measure on Monday morning. When the whole run finally ended, he walked away with a grand total of $903,646.
The wins were defined as life-changing. He plans to save his money in the bank at this time. His future plans past that were still up in the air.
A spokesperson for Atlantis stated that this was the single biggest penny slot jackpot in the last 10 years. The Super Lucky Times Pay progressive started as a $1000 progressive more than 12 years ago.
The biggest year-to-date jackpot at this casino prior to Sunday was $34,955.26 on Money Madness. A woman claimed that big win on New Year’s Day. A smaller $25,000 jackpot on Bad Beat ended the year on a high note for another slots player on Dec. 28.
The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno is a AAA Four Diamond resort. This gaming venue is designed to be a relaxing get-a-way offering celebration and rejuvenation. The hotel has been recognized for its luxurious accommodations. The casino offers exciting gaming action. There are also a few award-winning dining options.
Atlantis houses northern Nevada’s only Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Spa. The list of all this casino’s travel awards is impressive to say the least. The hotel and spa earned best hotel honors in 2018 with US News & World Report. In 2017, it was Green Globes Certified. It was also honored by Trip Advisors with a Certificate of Excellence.
The casino’s list of awards is just as impressive. In 2017 alone, it took home honors by Casino Player Magazine for:
- Best Craps Table Game
- The Best Video Slots
- Best Promotions
It was also named Best Casino by Nevada Magazine. Casino Player Magazine named Atlantis as having the Best Table Game Tournaments.
From a dining standpoint, the Atlantis Steakhouse won another Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. Open Table named this dining establishment in its “Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America”. Also noted for excellence was the Bistro Napa in several categories by Casino Player.
• Source: Reno man wins $903,646 on slot machines at the Atlantis From Kolotv.com On January 5, 2020.