Welch, Minn., Feb. 8, 2021 – A lucky Minnesotan won a wide-area progressive jackpot worth $1,101,111.26 while playing Aristocrat’s Buffalo Grand™ video slot game at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Sunday, Feb. 7.
The life-changing jackpot was hit at 2:43am, when a guest landed the game’s top winning combination.
This is not the first time the Buffalo Grand™ progressive jackpot has been hit at Treasure Island. In December 2017, the game hit at $831,765.93. Since their installation, wide-area progressive slot machines prove to be a popular favorite among Treasure Island gamers.
The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, first thought they hit a small jackpot, before realizing it was the top prize. “The guest was in total disbelief,” remarked a Treasure Island Resort & Casino representative.
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About Treasure Island Resort & Casino
The Prairie Island Indian Community owns and operates Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Mount Frontenac Golf Course and Dakota Station. Treasure Island is the only casino in southern Minnesota located on the Mississippi River. The property features more than 2,200 slots, 44 table games, a poker room and a 500-seat high stakes bingo hall. Treasure Island’s 788-room hotel is the second largest hotel in Minnesota. Additional amenities include The Lagoon indoor water park, Wave Spa, Island Xtreme Bowl, Cyber Quest arcade, Kids Quest child care, various restaurants, a 16,000-seat outdoor amphitheater, a 2,800-seat indoor event and convention center, a 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park and a 100-passenger yacht. For more information, visit TIcasino.com.