Orlando, Fla. Man Wins $3,649,611 on a Bally Wide Area Progressive® $1 Slot Machine at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa



TAMPA, Fla.  – A lucky player hit a $3,649,311 million jackpot on the Bally Wide Area Progressive® $1 denomination slot machine on Friday, June 29 at 1:30 a.m. at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. This is the biggest jackpot ever paid out by Seminole Gaming.


The Orlando, Fla. guest requested to remain anonymous. He wagered $3. The machine is located in the newly expanded casino area near the Green Room.


“This is truly a milestone for us and reflects that we are bigger, better and luckier,” said John Fontana, president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. “With our recently completed $75 million expansion, this is sure to be one of many wins for us. We look forward to seeing more smiles on our guests’ faces with the increased variety of games and ways to win.”


In the past four years, Seminole casinos have awarded $44,450,514 in Wide Area Progressive® jackpots alone. The second biggest jackpot awarded by Seminole Gaming was in August of 2009 at Seminole Casino Immokalee.


About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Fla. is now one of the largest casinos in the world. This ultimate entertainment destination features 110 table games including Blackjack, Mini and Midi-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker and Texas Hold ‘em Poker, along with over 5,000 slot machines and a smoke-free poker room with 50 tables offering high stakes action.  It is the sixth-largest casino in the world, based on gaming positions. For the sixth year in a row, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded this 250-luxury room hotel its prestigious Four Diamond rating. Guests can enjoy a new pool area and restaurants including the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa, part of Hard Rock’s 138 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll themed restaurants, the award-winning Council Oak Steaks & Seafood Restaurant, and Rise Kitchen & Bakery™, which features freshly baked breads and entrees made with fresh ingredients. Valet and more than 5,000 free, self-parking spaces are available. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is located off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 1-800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrocktampa.com  or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrocktampa. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SHRTampa.


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