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6 highest wins in Las Vegas

In the long history of Las Vegas, there were epic winners and also epic losers. In this list, we will look at some of the largest wins in Las Vegas.

1. Kerry Packer $20-40 Million

Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer has been described as “one of Australia’s most powerful media proprietors of the twentieth century”. One night he won somewhere between 20-40 million dollars playing baccarat and blackjack at MGM Grand casino.

2. Anonymous winner $39.7 Million

A young man from Los Angeles wished that his name and identity remain a secret. He won exactly $39,713 982.25 on slot machine within only a few hours spent at Excalibur casino.

3. 60-year-old woman $27 Million

While gambling at Palace Station she initially won $680,000 on the Wheel of Fortune gaming machine. She used almost all of that money to continue gambling, day after day, till she won the jackpot $27 million playing the Megabucks slot.

4. Elmer Sherwin $4.6 Million & $21 Million

WWII veteran called Elmer Sherwin on one occasion won $4.6 Million in the Mirage casino, 16 years later at the same casino he won the incredible sum of $21 Million. He donated money from the second win to victims of hurricane Katrina.

5. John Tippin $11 million

John Tippin won $11 million at the Gold Coast casino. His luck ran out along with the cash he was furiously spending, leaving him broke and addicted to alcohol. He even wrote a book about the experience called “I DID IT! My Life After Megabucks”. So please be warned and be careful!

6. Amy Nishimura $9 million

Amy Nishimura won $9 million with only 100$ spent and in just a few hours.

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