Guest Wins $176,214 on Jackpot at Thunder Valley Casino Resort

Mar 08, 2013, 16:12 ET from Thunder Valley Casino Resort

LINCOLN, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One lucky guest became $176,214 richer last night when the progressive slot machine he was playing on hit the jackpot at Thunder Valley Casino Resort.

The winner, Roger B. from Folsom, had been playing on a $5 Triple Stars progressive machine for only 10 minutes before the jackpot hit. Amazed, he says he plans to travel with his earnings. Roger is a retired general contractor and has been a guest at Thunder Valley since the casino opened in 2003.  

"On behalf of the entire Thunder Valley Team, 'Congratulations,' to our newest winner and all daily winners here at Thunder Valley," said Dawn Clayton, Acting General Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. "To win such a significant jackpot is an enormous testament to the incredible ways in which guests can win big at Thunder Valley."  

In the last year, Thunder Valley has given away over $100 million in jackpots to its loyal patrons.

For a detailed list of Thunder Valley's upcoming promotions, entertainment and upcoming Summer Concert Series lineup visit

Thunder Valley Casino Resort has been in the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations since 2011. Located 30 miles east of Sacramento, Thunder Valley Casino Resort offers 250,000 square feet of gaming space – including over 2,700 slot and video machines, 113 table games and a live poker room with space for 210 players.

Thunder Valley has 14 restaurants and bars, including High Steaks Steakhouse, Red Lantern and a 500-seat Buffet as well as Mingle Bar, Falls Bar, Thunder Bar and High Steaks Bar. Thunder Valley Casino Resort is also home to a luxury, 17-story hotel with 297 rooms, including 40 suites and an expansive outdoor pool complete with private cabanas and Coconut, a poolside bar. 

The Spa at Thunder Valley features a wide variety of treatments including the exclusive 24-carat gold leaf facial. Also on property is a 3,700-space parking structure that leads guests directly into the casino and hotel.  For more information on upcoming promotions, entertainment and ticket sales, or to make a reservation at Thunder Valley's AAA Four Diamond resort, visit

The United Auburn Indian Community opened Thunder Valley in June 2003.

SOURCE Thunder Valley Casino Resort