Who doesn't want to win a smaller fortune while playing the penny slot machines in a casino? Who wouldn't like to win it the day before their 50th birthday? Well, that's exactly what happened to Robert P. from Eden, who placed a maximum bet of $3 on a penny slot machine and got five Wild symbols, triggering the massive jackpot.
Robert was extremely lucky to win the prize, not only the timing taking into consideration, but also due to the casino only have two of those machines on the floor. So he had to be there at the right time, spin at the correct moment and also be at the right machine, which could have been occupied simply shows that sometimes you simply need to chase the luck to catch it.
“When the machine hit, at first I thought I won a thousand bucks. Then I saw $844,000 and thought the machine malfunctioned. I still can’t comprehend it. It’s a life-changing amount of money.” Robert P. said to the local press after winning the $844,437 on the machine.
“What an incredible surprise birthday gift for one of our guests,” General Manager at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, Jennifer Caruso said to The Sun News. “Robert’s win just goes to show that anyone can walk in a player, and walk out a mind-boggling big winner. And in this case, this winner went home a game-changing jackpot winner!”
Robert is very happy with his winnings, but hasn't chosen what to do with the money yet. He said that he would talk to his wife about what they should do with it and choose from there. One thing was for sure and that was that he wasn't going to retire.