Las Vegas Venetian player wins $1 million in Pai Gow poker game

Published on: November 2, 2022, 11:26 am.

Last update: November 2, 2022, 11:26 am.

One very lucky and happy guest at The Venetian Las Vegas won over $1 million this weekend. The player was dealt a seven card suit with a joker, KVVUreported a local television station.

The Venetian
Venice, in the picture above. A casino player won over $1 million this weekend. (Image: Expedia)

It was during a game of Face Up Pai Gow Poker. There was also a $5 side bet.

That’s what he did in the race for the progressive jackpot, KVVU said. The total jackpot was $1,009,601.

Typically, in Pai Gow Poker, players are dealt seven cards. After a draw, players must make a small hand of two cards and a large hand of five cards, each as high as possible.

The name of the Venetian winner has been kept private. Details about the game have not been released.

Recent earnings of $2.8 million

Also last month, a slot player also won big at The Venetian with a jackpot of nearly $3 million. It was from a bet of $5.88.

The total winnings were $2,835,768, the casino revealed. The Venetian did not identify the winner. He didn’t even release what day the money was won.

The player hit the jackpot by matching three explosion symbols. It was on the Fu Babies bonus on Explosion of dancing drums slot machine. The machine is manufactured by SG Gaming. It has an Asian theme.

The Venetian is to undergo a major modernization. Apollo Global Management plans to spend more than $1 billion to upgrade the property.

The Venetian’s pool area will be completely overhauled, a $50 million addition will be made to TAO Beach Dayclub, and new restaurants will be added, some debuting as soon as next year.

In March 2021, Las Vegas Sands announced the sale of the Venetian, Palazzo and Venetian Expo to Apollo and VICI Properties for $6.25 billion. Apollo paid $2.25 billion for the operating rights to the locations, while VICI paid $4 billion for the real estate. The transaction closed this year.

Past Jackpots

Other Las Vegas properties have also paid jackpots in recent months.

For example, in October, one player won $496,675.95 at Bally’s Las Vegas Casino. It was on a Mega Progressive Jackpot.

The unnamed visitor received a royal flush. The person played Three Card Poker. The winner chose not to release his name.

Additionally, a woman won $717,738.88 on a slot machine at the Fremont Hotel and Casino in October.

She placed a bet of $15. It was her first spin, CLASS, reported a local television station. The total was received from a Grand Progressive jackpot.

Winner lives in Hawaii. Her name has not been released by the casino. The casino is located in downtown Las Vegas.

Another downtown casino, Circa, recently won $105,862.50. The jackpot was hit while playing a All aboard the Gold Express slot machine.

No word on who the lucky winner is. It is not even known how much was bet.

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