A Portland visitor to Lincoln City has a bit more spending money after visiting the Chinook Winds Casino Resort.
According to a release from Chinook Winds, the visitor won $1,585,455.05 at 12:09 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 while at the casino.
Resort operators said the slot floor lit up when the lucky guest, betting $3 on the penny option, hit the Grand Jackpot on a “MONOPOLY Hot Shot” Wide Area Progressive slot game.
The win was verified by Scientific Games. Wide Area Progressive means it’s a continually mounting jackpot is not only drawn from players at Chinook Winds Casino Resort, but from other casinos across the state as well.
Chinook Winds Casino Resort is proud to offer new machines throughout the gaming floor on a regular basis.
“It’s always exciting to see a guest walk away a winner," Chinook Winds Casino Resort Director of Operations William Robertson said. "At this amount it brings on an entirely different feel. Chinook Winds would like to congratulate the guest on their life altering jackpot."
The name of the guest has not been released by the casino.
Chinook Winds Casino Resort, located at 1777 NW 44th St. on the beach in Lincoln City, is owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. Enjoy 24-hour Las Vegas-style gaming, 18 hole golf course, headline entertainment from some of music’s most legendary stars, three full service restaurants, secure childcare facility and arcade, and a 243 room ocean front hotel.