When Trinidad T., a resident of Magna, Utah, stepped into the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, she had no idea that her world was about to be turned upside down. It was Trinidad Torres’ first visit to the Westgate, which was earlier known as the Las Vegas Hilton, which is headed by CEO David Siegel. Trinidad had gone to the casino to support her friend, who was participating in a blackjack tournament being held at the casino.
Megabucks slot machine jackpot
On Saturday, March 14, Trinidad decided to try her luck in the Megabucks slot machine, in which the prize money progressively increases until a lucky person hits the jackpot. Starting off with $100, she had placed several small bets before finally hitting the jackpot about an hour after noon. Trinidad won a whopping $10.7 million dollars. Siegel said that the weekend had proved to be very exciting. Apart from the news of the jackpot, there were also renovated rooms and many new shows happening.
Turning dreams into reality
Trinidad’s family lives in the Philippines and it has been a long time, many years in fact, since she last visited them; she is now planning her trip to the island country. Along with satisfying this essential need, she also plans on turning one of her dreams into reality. Amy Chasey, spokeswoman of Westgate, said that Trinidad, who is 78 years old, had always wanted to own a Yellow Mustang and, now that she had received means to do so, will fulfil her dream. Trinidad is also a big fan of Mr. Elvis Presley and the Westgate has just announced an Elvis event “Graceland Presents Elvis”, which will take place in April; this is one event that she will definitely not miss.