A Texas woman visiting Las Vegas hit a jackpot of $ 302,000 while waiting for her flight home at McCarran International Airport last week.
The big winner, Megan H. from Flower Mound, Texas, tried her luck at the wheel of fortune slot machine in the airport’s B Concourse posted on Twitter.
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A viral video of the woman’s reaction was tweeted by Las Vegas Local and retweeted from the airport.
“I just won $ 300,000!” she screams, attracting the attention of several travelers waiting nearby.
The airport congratulated Megan and shared a picture of her posing next to the slot machine with the caption “Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!”
Social media users wrote a letter to congratulate the winner: “Put $ 200 into this machine a few days ago. I am glad that I could do my part. “
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Staying true to its roots in Vegas, McCarran Airport has 1,400 slot machines in baggage claim and other areas near boarding gates to attract travelers arriving and departing Sin City, according to USA Today. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, only 500 computers are currently in use.