Las Vegas Pai Gow Progressive Jackpot Tops Mid-Six Figures

Las Vegas Pai Gow Progressive Jackpot Tops Mid-Six Figures

Las Vegas Pai Gow Progressive Jackpot Tops Mid-Six Figures

It is not uncommon the read about six-figure slot jackpots in Las Vegas. Even video poker hits are often that big. What is not as common are big hits on Pai Gow Poker.

This unique table game does not have the wide-scale appeal of Blackjack or Texas Hold’em. What is does offer is big-win potential just like any other progressive jackpot game. A source close to released the specific details surrounding the big Pai Gow win.

Which Las Vegas Pai Gow Progressive Jackpot Is Topping Mid-Six Figures?

The total progressive jackpot was $531,639. The winner was a local Las Vegas resident. His casino of choice is Aliante Casino & Hotel. On Oct. 4 he was playing Face Up Pai Gow early in the afternoon. The winning hand was a seven-card straight flush with a joker. This led to the progressive jackpot win.

Boyd Gaming owns and operates the Aliante. The company stated that this was one of the highest Pai Gow progressive jackpots of the year. The big winner mentioned that the immediate plan for the winnings was paying off a mortgage.

Overall, Boyd Gaming has six regional casino properties linked to this Pai Gow progressive jackpot.

The top downtown Las Vegas properties include:

  1. The Aliante
  2. The Orleans
  3. Gold Coast
  4. Sam’s Town
  5. Cannery

Regional jackpots create bigger wins as opposed to single in-house play. This is especially true for a game such as Pai Gow. The beginning Pai Gow jackpot for this progressive network is $150,000. If you want to try a cool variant, take a look at Emperors Challenge.

The winner was identified by his first name only (Jesus). The Las Vegas local is pictured in the post with the winning cards in his hand. In the background is an oversized check for the jackpot amount.

Boyd Gaming is based in Las Vegas. It is still operated by the founder and the Boyd family as a public company. It owns and operates casino properties in 10 different states across the country.

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Boyd also has a strong presence in the Gulf region.

Nevada is still the biggest state with 12 casino properties. There are five casinos in Louisiana and two more in Mississippi.

Other states with at least one Boyd property are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Ohio in the Midwest. The company also owns the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Pennsylvania.

The Ameristar Brand is located in St. Charles and Kansas City, Missouri. Boyd also has the Belterra Casino Resort in Indiana and the Belterra Park Casino in Ohio. There are three of Sam’s Town casinos. The one in Las Vegas along with Shreveport, Louisiana, and Tunica, Mississippi.

Rounding out the company’s diversity in brands are other Las Vegas casinos such as the California, Fremont, and Main Street Station. All of these properties offer value-added amenities. There are extensive dining options and luxury hotel accommodations. Boyd has grown to become a highly popular gambling destination in the markets it serves. Each casino has been able to carve out its own special niche.

• Source: Winner is a Las Vegas resident From On October 5, 2020.

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Drake Achilles Drake Achilles is's senior news reporter. When Drake was growing up, he used to watch his father and their friends play poker in the basement of their home in Denver Colorado. As he got older, he started having poker games with his friends and had a dream to go to the world series of poker. While Drake was in UCLA, he majored in journalism. He supported himself by playing online poker and in offline games. After putting himself through school, he put linked his favorite hobby and his profession. Drake joined part time in November 2015 while working on other igaming review portals. After one year, he began to work full time at When Drake isn't working, he loves to go fishing, go on vacations, and play in basketball leagues. Drake continues to play poker online and is always looking for ways to improve his game.

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