SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) -  Steven M. from Citrus Heights, Calif., came to Red Hawk™ Casino on Sunday, October 17 to dine at the Waterfall Buffet and to celebrate his birthday. He didn't realize he was in for a birthday treat when he sat down at a Wheel of Fortune® quarter progressive slot machine. He had only been playing for a short time when the symbols lined up for a $118,848 birthday present! Steven says he still needs some time to consider what he's going to do with his jackpot and attributes his good luck to having his wife by his side on his birthday. 

Red Hawk Casino has paid out an impressive $2,675,182 in just eight progressive jackpots since July! Joseph G. of Folsom, Calif. was the lucky winner of Red Hawk Casino's first Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive™ jackpot of $131,707 on Thursday, October 14. Another lucky winner hit a $161,828 progressive jackpot on a Fortune King™ penny slot machine on Saturday, October 9. James R., of Sacramento, Calif., won a $270,000 progressive jackpot playing on an IGT Triple Stars® slot machine on Saturday, October 2. On Monday, September 6, Khowndu V., from Sacramento, won $185,996 while playing a Wheel of Fortune quarter machine. On Tuesday, August 24, Lynn H. from Placerville, Calif., hit a $1.4 million jackpot by playing a penny Millionaire Sevens® slot machine. Additionally, on Sunday, August 8, Keri K., from Sacramento, won a $179,950 progressive jackpot playing a Fortune King penny slot, and on Tuesday, July 6, Anna G., from Elk Grove, Calif., won a $226,853 progressive jackpot playing a Wheel of Fortune quarter machine.

Red Hawk Casino, along with over 300 other Tribal casinos across the nation, belongs to a 17 state Native American progressive gaming network. Any time a coin is played in a linked machine, anywhere in the network, the cumulative jackpot continues to grow until it is won.

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