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January 18, 2021

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California woman wins $875,000 playing slots at Las Vegas airport

A visitor from California took home nearly $875,000 after hitting a jackpot Friday at the Las Vegas airport.

The woman, from Torrance, Calif., was playing a Wheel of Fortune slot machine, according to posts on McCarran International Airport social media accounts.

She was betting $5 on a penny machine in Concourse C when she hit the top prize. The Wheel of Fortune games are manufactured by International Game Technology.