A Montreal-based retiree, Chi Hoc Huynh, had more than a million reasons to smile on Boxing Day. The man wagered $30 on a Grand Prix slot machine which returned him a fortune worth $1.8 million. It is one of the biggest slot jackpot payouts at the Montreal Casino.
Chi Hoc Huynh and his wife, Kim, celebrated the windfall with champagne at the casino. Huynh, speaking to the media, said he visits the casino three or four times a year. He added that he wants to spend the winnings on travels, and wants to go on a cruise holiday.
Earlier in April this year, a couple from Laval had scooped $1.7 million at a slot machine at the Montreal casino.
The Montreal Casino, located on the Notre Dame Island in Quebec, is one of the largest casinos in Canada. Opened in 1993, the casino boasts a 526,488 square foot gaming floor. It has over 3200 slot machines, over 115 gaming tables, Keno facilities and a large number of speed lotteries and virtual games.
The table games offered at the Montreal casino are Blackjack, Black Jack Switch, BJ lucky ladies sidebet, Roulette (American and European), Caribbean Stud Poker, Pai Gow Poker, 7 extra Side bet, Grand Prix Poker (Let It Ride), Craps, Touch Bet Roulette, Baccarat (midi, mini and Macau), Casino War, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, Three card poker, Texas hold 'em poker, War and Sic Bo.