The casino field attracts people because of its many opportunities to win. It makes people believe in Lady Luck, that their ticket or next pull will change their lives forever. Usually people only dream of instantly becoming millionaires, but in the real world there are a lot of truly inspiring stories of people winning the prize of their lives. In this article you will read about the incredible luck of people hitting the jackpots and making a mark in casino history.
In 1989 a World War II vet Elmer Sherwin, aged 76, came to Las Vegas to have a great time playing his favorite slot machine Megabucks. Immediately he won the $4.6 million-dollar Megabucks jackpot and used the money to travel around the world for the next 16 years. After years of traveling, Elmer decided to use his remaining money to repeat his success in the Megabucks slot and he did it! On the second occasion his jackpot was 21 million dollars, but he kindly donated his second win to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
In 2004 a British gambler Ashley Revell took all the money from his bank account, $135,000, and headed to the casino. He decided to take the risk of his life and placed all his money on the red cell playing roulette. Bets were made and shocked casino visitors saw how from an average guy, Revell, became a millionaire when the ball reached the red cell. After that, this lucky gambler increased his win four times, each time making bets on the red. He left the casino with 4 million dollars in his pocket!
The baseball team fan
An average IT specialist was living an average life, but he had a weakness – he loved to gamble on the Internet. In 2003 he decided to go on vacation to Las Vegas to see his favorite baseball team game. Before the game he went to the casino to pass the time and see how it all happens in real life and suddenly won the biggest jackpot in gambling history – 40 million dollars! That is how loving sports can make you rich!