Rewarding lunch thanks to $11.8 million jackpot
Helena Stencel has become significantly richer after a lucky pull at the Megabucks slot machine. The 81-year-old left the Bonanza Casino after cashing $11,798,514.65
. Stencel decided to treat her nephew to lunch at the Reno-based gambling venue. That’s what we call a rewarding lunch.
No plays for $11.8 million jackpot
A spokesperson for the Bonanza Casino revealed that Stencel had wagered about $100 when she hit the staggering jackpot. The 81-year-old woman used to live in California, while her family lives in Nevada. For that reason, Stencel decided to move to the ‘biggest little city in the world’. Stencel has no plans for the life-changing jackpot yet.
New casino record
This latest win is the largest cash prize in the history of the Reno-based gambling establishment. Stencel’s jackpot smashed the previous record of $1.8 million, which shrinks into insignificance compared to the $17.3 million jackpot won at the M Resort Spa Casino
. Megabucks is a progressive slot machine from the popular International Game Technology (IGT) stable. Stencel was spinning the reels of a Megabucks slot that is networked into the progressive jackpot.