Tourist wins $1.3million playing slot machine at Las Vegas airport 

A tourist won the $1.3million (£1million) jackpot playing on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at an airport.

The player secured the prize money on the Wheel of Fortune Triple Double Emeralds game in Terminal 1 of Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas.

A user named Derek Nicoletto shared a video of a machine and wrote on Twitter last week: ‘Someone just won the 1.3 million jackpot on the slot machine at the airport!’ 

The airport retweeted his video and congratulated the tourist. It also shared the story on Instagram and Facebook.

‘That’s one way to end a vacation — as a MILLIONAIRE!’ the airport wrote. 

The scene was shared last Tuesday on Twitter by a user named Derek Nicoletto

‘Someone just won the 1.3 million jackpot on the slot machine at the airport!’ Nicoletto wrote alongside the video

‘That’s one way to end a vacation — as a MILLIONAIRE!’ wrote Harry Reid International Airport, in Las Vegas, US

Slot machines in the terminals have created more than $1billion (£790,000) in revenue over the last 36 years, according to The Las Vegas Review-Journal and KVVU-TV.

Michael Gaughan Airport Slot Concession, Inc., which operates more than 1,400 slots in the Las Vegas airport, announced the milestone in October last year. 

On average, they amassed $39.8million (£31million) in gross revenue per year, the company said. The airport took around $34.4million (£27million) of this each year.

Scott Kichline, assistant director for business at Harry Reid International Airport (pictured), said non-aviation revenue ‘helps to lessen our costs for air carriers’ while offering travellers a unique experience

Scott Kichline, its assistant director for business, said non-aviation revenue ‘helps to lessen our costs for air carriers’ while offering travelers a unique experience.

‘Having slots in the airport is an amenity travelers largely enjoy and 슬롯사이트 have come to expect,’ Kichline said last year.

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