ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 30, 2013) – Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa announced today a Connecticut man has won $2,647,821.49 on a penny "Wizard of Oz Emerald City"® progressive slot machine after playing for less than one minute!   


The lucky My Borgata cardholder, who asked to remain anonymous, hit the jackpot at 5:01 p.m. after busting out of a daily Borgata poker tournament. As he walked passed Wolfgang Puck American Grille and noticed the WMS progressive slot machine he figured he would give it a try. Miraculously, on his first spin with a max bet of $4, he struck gold winning over $2.6 million or approximately $44,130 per second of play.


"It's always a thrill to see one of our loyal Borgata customers win a life-changing jackpot," said Tim Burke,  Vice President of Slot Operations, of the Connecticut native, who has come to Borgata every month for the past two years. "I can't think of a more lucrative 60-second investment!"


At the request of the customer, no further information is available at this time.  


About Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Located at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa features 2,000 guest rooms and suites; 161,000 square feet of gaming; 182 gaming tables; 3,475 slot machines; an 85-table poker room; 11 retail boutiques; 6 acclaimed fine dining restaurants by renowned chefs; 6 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 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.


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