ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 23, 2014) – A South River, NJ man will be able to further his education after winning an astounding $167,789.76 while playing the slots on last night. The jackpot is the largest of its kind since online gaming was legalized late last year.

Andrew K. logged onto after hearing about the Late Night Happy Hour promotion in which players earn double iRewards points between 12a.m. and 2 a.m. After trying his luck on a variety of machines, he deposited $20 and struck it rich, hitting TheBigOne Jackpot on a “Biker Pigs” progressive slot machine. Andrew won the life-changing prize on his laptop from the comfort of his bedroom.

“I did not realize I had won right away,” said the 32-year-old man. “I was absolutely in shock so I called Borgata and they confirmed that I had in fact hit the big one…it was unbelievable!”

The timing of the jackpot was perfect for Andrew who plans to put his winnings to good use.

“I have been trying to save up money so that I can go to school to be a physician’s assistant. This money will go directly towards furthering my education and hopefully achieving my future dream job.” has awarded more online jackpots than any other casino with over $592,000 in prize money won to date, with millions more available through its online progressives.

Players on and qualify for the same loyalty rewards that can be earned at Borgata. iReward Points earned on both sites can be redeemed for cash, bonuses, entertainment, retail shopping, and world-class room accommodations at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. 

About Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Located in Atlantic City’s Marina District, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa features 2,000 guest rooms and suites; 161,000 square feet of gaming; 182 gaming tables; 3,094 slot machines; an 80+ table poker room; 10 retail boutiques; 5 acclaimed fine dining restaurants by renowned chefs; 8 casual dining options; a 54,000 square foot spa; 70,000 square feet of event space; 4 signature nightlife experiences; and parking for 7,100 cars. The market-leading resort also features Atlantic City's first cosmopolitan hotel experience, The Water Club at Borgata, with 800 guest rooms and suites; a 36,000 square foot spa; 18,000 square feet of meeting space; 6 designer retail boutiques; and 5 heated indoor and outdoor pools. Borgata also offers online gaming within the state of New Jersey through its real-money gaming sites, and


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