Texas woman hits jackpot, at Las Vegas and wins over 300k
ByFunAsia 01 Mar 2021 08:29 AM 221

A Texan woman is leaving Las Vegas $300K richer. Megan H. of Flower Mound, Texas, won a jackpot of $302,000 at the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport while waiting to get on her flight home.

Megan played the Wheel of Fortune slot machine in the B concourse of Southwest Airlines, and the video was shared that shows her reaction after winning the big prize was posted on social media by Las Vegas Locally.

The video was recorded by @TheHoldenGroup_LV, went viral, racking up thousands of likes and retweets on social media.

"Just never seen someone so happy to miss a flight! Well deserved," @TheHoldenGroup_LV told Stephanie Weaver with FOX Television Stations.

Las Vegas Locally wrote, "Lesson of the day: follow your dreams, never give up, and always play Max Bet".

The next day the Twitter page wrote, "Rumor has it the number of people playing the slot machines at McCarran has increased by 15,000% since yesterday."

The Las Vegas airport confirmed the news and congratulated her on social media on Friday.

"Winner, winner, chicken dinner!" the airport wrote. "Congratulations, Megan!"

According to USA Today, the $302,000 jackpot is not an airport record. The record is a $3.96 million jackpot, according to airport spokeswoman Christine Crews.

In July, a visitor from California won $873,000, USA Today wrote.

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