Louisiana Man Wins Big on Wheel of Fortune® at Paragon

- Jackpot winner has practical plans for his winnings -

Aug 18, 2015, 18:29 ET from Paragon Casino Resort

MARKSVILLE, La., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Louisiana man playing a progressive 25-cent Wheel of Fortune® Pink Diamonds slot machine on August 13 walked away a big winner.

Robert N., of Deville, Louisiana, had been playing for about two hours, and had invested approximately $200.00 before the winning combination hit on the machine, with a prize of $336,721.35. The machine's jackpot reset to $200,000.00.

Robert, a longtime member of Paragon's Preferred Players Club, was stunned when he realized how the symbols had lined up. "The first thing I thought when I won was, 'You've got to be kidding me,' " he said.

As to Robert's plans for what he will do with his winnings, his response was definite. "I'm going to invest it," he said.

This is one of the largest slot machine payouts at Paragon in 2015. Several jackpots of $15,000.00 or more have been hit in regular casino play since the beginning of the year.

"This is one of those 'life-changing' jackpots," said Billy Jeansonne, Paragon's Director of Slot Operations. "At Paragon, winning is an experience we never get tired of seeing, and we're fortunate we get to see it so often."

About Paragon Casino Resort

Paragon Casino Resort, in Marksville, Louisiana features a world-class casino with Las Vegas-style slots and table games. There are more than 500 rooms and suites, cabins and an RV park. Guests can enjoy a soaring atrium with a "living" bayou and live alligators, a full-service spa, shopping, an arcade, Kids Quest, a three-screen cinema, an indoor tropical pool with swim-up bar, fabulous dining choices, a championship golf course and world-class live entertainment.

Paragon Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and Paragon Casino Resort are committed to economic development in Central Louisiana and enhancing the lives of its citizens by partnering with businesses, civic organizations, and nonprofit organizations for the betterment of all. Paragon Casino Resort currently employs more than 1,200 associates and continues to have a growing and positive effect in Central Louisiana.

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