NORTHWOOD, Iowa – As reported by the WCF Courier: A retired carpenter superintendent from Chicago was a $1 million winner at Diamond Jo Worth Casino on Tuesday.
Casino officials said that
Wheel of Fortune Slots Super Spin Edition are a big hit and are now available in Central California Michael Strub hit three "Wheel" icons on the State Progressive "Wheel of Fortune" $1 slot game to earn the prize.
It was the largest jackpot to date at the casino that opened during 2006. The jackpot paid $1,096,077.
According to Public Relations Director Carrie Tedore, Strub came to the casino with his wife and mother-in-law. They had dinner at the Farmer's Feast Café, then played slots.
"I like to play the Wheel of Fortune because I like the spin bonus on the machine," Strub said. "I try to always play the end machines because I know casinos like it because a lot of people are able to see the machine."
Strub's wife was born and raised in Northwood. Although the Strubs live just outside of Chicago, they travel to Northwood a few times each year to visit family.
Before Strub's big win, the largest jackpot he'd won was $2,700.
"I was surprised I had won over a million dollars because I had thought I only won $3,000."
|Diamond Jo Worth Casino is open 7 days a week, adn the casino has 24 hour gaming on Fridays and Saturdays. The property has 15 table games and over 500 slot machines.|
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