Lucky visitor hits $11.8 million jackpot at Fremont Casino in DTLV

Fremont Megabucks Winner (The Firm)

A lucky visitor turned a trip to the Fremont Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas into an $11.8 million payday after he hit the jackpot on a MegaBucks machine.

Rodolfo T. hit the jackpot at around 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 8.

Rodolfo made a max-bet wager on the Megabucks Double 3X4X5X Pay game and became an instant millionaire, marking the largest jackpot awarded on the Megabucks theme in 2017.

"The Fremont has awarded many thousands of jackpots throughout its 60-year history in Las Vegas, but none quite like this,” said Vice President and General Manager of Fremont Hotel & Casino Jim Sullivan. “We’re incredibly excited to be a part of this amazing jackpot, furthering Fremont's longstanding reputation as a place where players win.”

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