On Sunday, April 2nd, a longtime guest of Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, won the largest Megabucks slot machine jackpot of $14,005,832.09 in Reno history.
A surprising turn of events:
The Reno woman wasn’t going to be at Atlantis on Sunday. However, because of the cancellation of the cruise, she decided to extend her stay at the casino-resort and that crucial decision led to the most surprising turn of events for this lucky lady.
In this regard, the casino said: “The guest, who has not been identified, turned a $10 bet into a Megabucks Jackpot of $14,005,832.09 Sunday night.
“We have confirmed the winning as the biggest slot machine jackpot in the City.”
Cheraz Ecker, General Manager of Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, added: “We’re ecstatic for our longtime Atlantis patron and her incredible jackpot win.
“This is another amazing milestone to celebrate in our company’s history and it’s verifiable proof that our award-winning property in northern Nevada truly is every player’s paradise.”
Description of the Megabucks Progressive Jackpot system:
Made by IGT (International Gaming Technology), Megabucks the first global progressive jackpot system has been rewarding jackpots to lucky winners since 1986.
On a related note, Sunday’s win at Atlantis casino is the first Megabucks jackpot won in Nevada since April 2021.
Commenting on the $14.005.832.09 jackpot won, Toni Martinez, IGT Vice President, Western Region & Mexico Sales, said: “IGT is thrilled that Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada could experience the property-wide excitement of a colossal, $14 million-plus Megabucks jackpot on its gaming floor.
“With a $10 million top progressive jackpot reset value, no slot jackpot in the U.S. rivals the size or thrill of IGT’s legendary Megabucks game.”
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, formerly known as Golden Road Motor Inn, Travelodge, Quality Inn and Clarion, is a Four Diamond resort destination in Reno, Nevada.
Of the more than 30,000 AAA-rated properties, less than 5% can make that claim. Reno is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, giving visitors incredible views of the outdoors.
However, indoors, guests will find a level of opulence unexpected for the far corner of Nevada. The Atlantic Resort is also linked to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and overlooks historic Virginia Avenue, opening up all the possibilities of the Reno “Strip”.
Other top casinos in the area involve Peppermill Hotel Casino and Grand Sierra among others. Championship golf, beautiful ski resorts and Lake Tahoe are just minutes or more away.
Almost $150 million was spent to renovate the facility.