Last week, a Texas woman heading to Las Vegas won a prize of $302,000 while waiting for her flight home from McCarran International Airport.
The biggest winner of the airport was Megan H of Flower Hill, Texas. She tested her luck on the Wheel of Fortune slot machine in Hall B of the airport.
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Las Vegas Local posted a viral video of the woman’s reaction on Twitter and reposted the video at the airport.
“I just won $300,000!”
The airport congratulated Megan and shared a photo of her posing next to the slot machine with the title “Winner, winner, chicken dinner!”.
A social media user congratulated the winner. He wrote: “A few days ago, this machine invested $200. I am glad I can make my own contribution.”
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According to a report by USA Today, McCarran Airport follows the tradition of Las Vegas, with 1,400 slot machines in the baggage claim area and other areas near the boarding gate to attract travelers to and from Sin City. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, only 500 machines are currently in use.