FinancialContent is the trusted provider of stock market information to the media industry.
April 27, 2012 at 18:36 PM EDT
Retired Firefighter Hits $744,000 Jackpot at Viejas Casino

A retired firefighter from Scripps Ranch is $744,553 richer after taking a detour to Viejas Casino while on an errand in Alpine.

Lloyd S. of Scripps Ranch won over $744,000 on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Viejas Casino. (Ph ...

Lloyd S. of Scripps Ranch won over $744,000 on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Viejas Casino. (Photo: Business Wire)

Lloyd S. came to Alpine on April 23 to get his motorhome painted. When he discovered the shop was closed, he decided to make a quick detour to Viejas Casino. After just four spins on the popular Wheel of Fortune progressive slot machine, Lloyd hit it big with a jackpot totaling $744,553.18!

“It couldn’t have happened to a better person,” Lloyd joked. An avid fisherman who has fished for salmon in Alaska and piranha in the Amazon, Lloyd isn’t sure yet what he’ll do with his winnings. “It hasn’t really sunk in yet,” he said.

For the latest information on all Viejas Casino promotions, events and dining specials, visit www.viejas.com or call 800-847-6537.

About Viejas Casino

Located at I-8 and Willows Road east of San Diego, Viejas Casino features thousands of the most popular slot machines, exciting table games, a Poker Room, a new high stakes bingo room and off-track betting. Viejas Outlets, located right across the street, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly acclaimed stores, numerous eateries, Viejas Bowl and Viejas Mini Golf. For more information, visit www.viejas.com or call 1-800-847-6537.

Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50257113&lang=en

Contacts:

Viejas Casino & Outlets
Robert Scheid, 619-922-9736
rscheid@viejas.com
Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Six Financial
Postage Rates Bots go here
   
Financial Widgets

Display market data, financial news or stock quotes - Learn More

Advertising Network

Advertise on FinancialContent's huge network - Learn More

Web Services

Power your internet and wireless applications - Learn More