Jackpot of more than $2.2 million won at The Orleans

June 05, 2012 3:00 AM

The Orleans recently made a local resident a millionaire as Tamara P. of Las Vegas won a progressive jackpot of more than $2.2 million on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine.

Tamara, a regular at The Orleans for nearly 10 years, had been playing her favorite Wheel of Fortune penny machine for more than three hours before the life-altering jackpot.

As she prepared to leave she decided to give the machine a few final pulls – and soon became an instant millionaire, winning the top progressive prize of $2,256,246.45.