Hawaiian women wins $10.7M on penny slot machine
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By Maria Mercedes Galuppo (Buzz60)
A Hawaiian women placed a bet on the cheapest slot machine in one Las Vegas casino and won a whopping $10.7 million.
The guest at the Wynn Las Vegas tried her luck at the a penny slot machine, placing $3 bets.
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She cashed out the total payout of $10,777,270.51. More than $1 million of the win will go straight to state funds as Hawaii imposes an 11 percent rate on casino winnings.
The winning machine was a custom, Wynn-themed version of the popular Megabucks game that can be found at most casinos.
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The lucky winner has decided to remain anonymous for now.