Germfask resident strikes it rich playing Wheel of Fortune slot
The Kewadin Casino Manistique has awarded a $234,148.24 jackpot
to a slot player from Germfask Township. The lucky player in question, Ellena Forbus, was spinning the reels of a Wheel of Fortune quarters machine when suddenly music started playing and bells started ringing. She then realized than something special had just happened.
More than $234,000
Forbus took home the so-called ‘MegaJackpots’, rewarding her with a cash prize worth more than $234,000. After kicking of the gambling session at the Kewadin Casino Manistique, within no time lady luck was on her side
At first, Forbus didn’t know that she had won a jackpot of this magnitude. Only after the casino manager told her about the $234,148.24 jackpot, it started to sink in.
Financial support for mother
The winner said she isn't sure what she will do with the Wheel of Fortune jackpot
, but she plans to use some of the funds to pay off some of her bills. Additionally, Forbus intends to provide her mother with some financial support. The state of Michigan boasts five Kewadin Casinos, which form part of a Native American progressive gambling platform.