Tri-state area residents looking to start off the New Year with a big win are heading to Empire City Casino in Westchester County for a chance to score one of 10 jackpots worth six-figures – including one at nearly $800,000 and another over $500,000.
Four of the potential jackpots are at the popular Wheel of Fortune machines, including the $793,000 life-changer at the Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars progressive slot, which requires a 2-credit wager on the $10 machine (total $20 wager) to win the top prize.
Nine other six-figure jackpots include: $513,862 Hot Shot Wide Area Progressive; $199,641 Betty Boop’s Love Meter; $184,056 Wheel of Fortune Secret Spins; $180,491 Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars; $169,857 Blazing 7’s Hot Shot Progressive Stacked; $156,854 Wheel of Fortune Big Money; $146,604 Michael Jackson King of Pop; $128,941 Fireball; $125,227Fireball.
“With a jackpot close to a million dollars on the horizon, it’s going to be another big year for Empire City Casino guests,” said Michael Palmieri, vice president of slot operations.“Recently, Moosue Stefern of Bergenfield, New Jersey hit for $509,000, the highest jackpot on record at Empire City, and a new record looms large.”
There are plenty of jackpots to go around at Empire City, with another eighteen jackpots over $50,000 and hundreds more between $10,000 and $50,000.
Each year, patrons at Empire City Casino win billions of dollars. According to New York State Lottery reports, Empire City Casino returned nearly $7.2 billion to bettors in 2014.