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Illinois Gambler Wins $536K From $5 Bet At Four Winds Casinos’ Slot Machine

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Illinois Gambler Wins $536K From $5 Bet At Four Winds Casinos Dollar Storm Wild Ninja Slot Machine

A gambler from Schaumburg, Illinois, won $536,614.25 on a $5 bet on April 28 while playing at Dollar Storm Wild Ninja slot machine at the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan. The winner chose to remain anonymous.

Illinois gambler joined other Four Winds Casinos’ winners

Four Winds has three casinos in Michigan — New Buffalo, Hartford, and Dowagiac — and one casino in South Bend, Indiana. The New Buffalo and South Bend locations offer hotel accommodations and entertainment.

Approximately $3.2 million in jackpot winnings have been paid out to lucky gamblers at Four Winds Casinos locations and online casino since the beginning of March, the company said.

Another bettor from Mishawaka, Indiana, won a $177,894.30 progressive jackpot on April 30 while playing a Double Blessings slot machine at Four Winds South Bend on an $0.88 bet.

Then another gambler from Valparaiso, Indiana, won a $104,500 jackpot on May 2 playing a Mystical Mermaids slot machine at Four Winds South Bend on a $100 bet.

“Four Winds Casinos is very excited for all our guests that have recently won significant and life-changing jackpots at one of our four casino locations as well as our online casino,” said Mary Smith, Chief Operating Officer of Four Winds Casinos.

The Dollar Storm Wild Ninja game has been reset for other winners to take home massive jackpots.

Four Winds South Bend features 40 table games, over 1,900 slot machines

Four Winds South Bend features “40 table games and more than 1,900 slot machines, including some of the area’s biggest jackpots with progressives starting at $100,000,” according to the website.

Players can find 27 table games, 12 live poker tables, and over 1,800 of the latest games at Four Winds South Bend.

Buffalo Grand, Mega Grand Link, and Dollar Storm have jackpots that start at $500,000. Wheel of Fortune, Triple Stars, and Gold Spin Deluxe also have jackpots that start at $300,000.

The Illinois gambler was fortunate enough to win.

Four Winds’ online casino and sportsbook offers more than 500 casino slots, casino table games, and a comprehensive online sports betting offering.

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the owners of Four Winds Casinos, encourage responsible gambling.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and is seeking help, call the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Gambling Disorder Helpline: 800-270-7117.