UNCASVILLE, CT – Mohegan Sun awarded an impressive $649,855 Wheel of Fortune® Special Edition™ MegaJackpot® on Saturday, December 26th in Casino of the Sky near Johnny Rockets and Wombi Rock.
The winner, who asked to remain anonymous, credited his family for getting him to the facility and to the winning machine. “My dad came along and wanted to go to Mohegan Sun” and “my wife insisted on playing [the winning machine] because we always win and can sit together at the game,” he said. After investing only $55.00, the winner said he knew he had won, but wasn’t sure how much. When asked about immediate plans, the winner said he hasn’t decided how to spend his winnings yet, but would be “at work tomorrow.”
Exactly one month ago, Mohegan Sun paid a $364,762 Wheel of Fortune® MegaJackpot® on a one-dollar machine, which was the fourth MegaJackpot® to be awarded in November at the casino. The run began with a hit on November 18th, when Mohegan Sun paid an incredible $503,808 Wheel of Fortune® MegaJackpot® on a one-dollar machine. Then, on November 25th, Mohegan Sun awarded a $224,347 Wheel of Fortune® on a nickel MegaJackpot® machine which was followed just two days later with a $364,762 Wheel of Fortune® hit on a one-dollar machine. Mohegan Sun has now paid fourteen MegaJackpots® this year totaling an amazing $3.4 million.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. For more information, please visit mohegansun.com.