$40,000 Jackpot Winner at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway
Congratulations to Moe Sukljian of Loudenville, NY
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Saratoga Gaming and Raceway has awarded the largest video gaming jackpot payment in New York State of $40,000 to Mr. Moe Sukljian of Loudenville, NY on Sunday, April 25. The lucky winner hit the $40,000 jackpot by getting three diamonds in a row on a $10 Triple Diamond video gaming machine (VGM). This is the largest jackpot that any of the three operational gaming facilities in New York State has awarded since the inception of video gaming. "I thought those bigger numbers were just for print, that no one actually hit them," said Sukljian. When asked what he'll do with his jackpot award, Sukljian said that currently he has "no big plans" for the money. A previous winner of $6,400, Sukljian says that he likes to come to Saratoga Gaming and Raceway because "it's different and fun." He also likes that fact that the property is close to his home. "It is wonderful to be able to award a jackpot of this large a size to one of our patrons," said Jamie Hartman, Saratoga Gaming and Raceway General Manager. "We pride ourselves on providing our guests with the best state-of-the-art games in the industry and to have one of our patrons hit a $40,000 jackpot is phenomenal," Hartman continued. The guests of Saratoga Gaming and Raceway have been trying their luck at 1,324 VGMs for three months and have been hitting jackpots regularly. Since its opening in late January, Saratoga Gaming and Raceway has paid out over $225 million in winnings to its patrons including individual jackpots ranging from $5,000 to $24,000. The first gaming facility to open in New York State, Saratoga Gaming and Raceway boasts over 1,300 state-of-the-art video gaming machines, two restaurants, three full-service bars, a food court, a gift shop, and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. Patrons also can participate in our player rewards program, Player Extras Club while visiting the property. The 55,000 square foot gaming floor cost $15 million to construct and employs an additional 300 local residents. Saratoga Gaming and Raceway is located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY. Operating hours for the gaming facility are 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., seven days a week. All patrons must be at least 18 years of age to play the Video Gaming Machines or wager on the harness races. Simulcast races can be viewed daily. Live Harness races are held Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. Post time for all races is 7:10 p.m. For directions to the facility or for further information, please call (518) 584-2110.
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