CA, Sacramento, Northern Ca
April 27, 2009
SACRAMENTO, CA -- Red Hawk Casino announced Friday that Sandi M., a Rewards Club member from the San Francisco Bay Area, won a $1,803,050 jackpot on Monday, April 20, the largest jackpot paid out by a Northern California casino in the state's history.
Sandi M. regularly visits Red Hawk Casino with her two best friends to play the wide-area progressive jackpots. She played Fa Fa Fa Fortune King(TM), an Aristocrat Technologies penny slot machine, on Sunday, April 19, while qualifying for the "100 Chances to Score" a Cadillac® CTS giveaway. She returned to Red Hawk Casino on Monday, April 20, to try her luck on the same slot machine and hit the Hyperlink® progressive jackpot for $1.8 million after inserting only $20.
Sandi said that she plans to donate a portion of her winnings to her local food bank, and will take a vacation to Florida to surprise her mother. When describing the moment that she won the life-changing jackpot, Sandi said, "I put the first $20 in the machine and then all of a sudden there it was. I stared at the machine, called my friend over, and then I started shaking. I have never had something like this happen. Red Hawk Casino is definitely my favorite."
"We are thrilled that Sandi's life-changing jackpot is the largest in Northern California's history," said Peter Fordham, General Manager of Red Hawk Casino. "With five players each having won jackpots in excess of $100,000 in the past four months, and a $1 million winner named during our Grand Opening Celebration, Red Hawk Casino is home to Northern California's biggest winners."
Red Hawk Casino has games linked to several multi-state Native American progressive gaming networks, which offer some of the highest jackpots in the Sacramento region. Top awards on these games continue to grow as coins are played anywhere within the network of linked games and the progressive jackpots can be won at any casino on the link.
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