Player Wins $178,456 Progressive Jackpot on First Hand of Fortune Pai Gow Poker at Red Hawk Casino

$1 Pai Gow Progressive Wager Is the Lowest Progressive Bet in Northern California

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2011) - Red Hawk™ Casino, home to some of the most liberal slots and table games in northern California, announced today that Andy T., from Elk Grove, Calif., won a $178,456 Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive™ jackpot on Friday, April 8. Andy was at Red Hawk Casino with several friends who were playing Blackjack. However, Andy wanted to try his luck at the Pai Gow Poker tables. After placing his bet, the dealer encouraged Andy to place an additional wager on the progressive. It turned out to be a great decision as Andy won his first hand with a seven-card straight flush and claimed the progressive jackpot of $178,456! This marks the second time a Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive has been hit at Red Hawk Casino since October 2010, for a total of $310,163 awarded to Red Hawk Rewards Club members.

Red Hawk Casino is home to a $1 Pai Gow Progressive wager, the lowest in northern California. The Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive allows players to bet $1 in addition to a standard Pai Gow Poker wager to be eligible to win the progressive jackpot.

Red Hawk Rewards Club
To start winning great prizes and exclusive members-only offers, sign up for free at the Red Hawk Rewards Club in the casino. Members can start earning points by simply inserting their Red Hawk Rewards card into any slot machine, wait for the display to greet them by name and watch as points accumulate! Points can be redeemed for free play, for food at Red Hawk's excellent restaurants or merchandise at the Red Hawk Traders gift shop.

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Dresner Corporate Services
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