Gambler wins $12.8 million jackpot

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A gambler won nearly $12.8 million in a Megabucks slot machine at CityCenter's Aria.

The woman was playing $6 when the jackpot hit Friday night.

The operator of the Megabucks system, International Game Technology, released a statement quoting the winner, whose name wasn't released.

The winner says she was on her way to her room when she saw the machine and decided to play. She won $12,769,933.

The slot machine is linked to similar slot machines in casinos throughout Nevada, which make up the Megabucks network.


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