Arizona slot player wins a $229,368 Las Vegas jackpot due to machine error.

Arizona Slot Player Receives $229,368 Las Vegas Jackpot After Machine Error

At the end of last month, a slot player in Arizona experienced an unexpected shock.

Robert Taylor, a resident of Arizona, was not able to claim a $229,368.52 jackpot at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on January 8 because the machine malfunctioned while he was playing.

Once the casino and Nevada Gaming Control Board uncovered the mistake, Taylor had already departed for Arizona, prompting the board’s enforcement team to conduct a comprehensive search to locate and reach out to him.

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On January 28th, Nevada officials were able to find Taylor and deliver news that exceeded his wildest expectations while he was visiting the Strip.

The investigation was described by James Taylor, head of the division, as just another routine day for the board’s investigation team.

The department released a statement in which Taylor lauded the Nevada Gaming Control Board for its strict regulation of the gaming industry and dedication to safeguarding the public. He gave special recognition to Agent Dan Nuqui and the Enforcement Division for their unwavering commitment to ensuring a patron received their deserved winnings following a thorough two-week investigation. Taylor also thanked the Nevada Transportation Authority for aiding in verifying the patron’s identity, emphasizing the teamwork of various government agencies for the benefit of the public.

What happens in Las Vegas doesn’t always stay in Las Vegas, especially when it comes to the loss of casino revenue.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher, who has dedicated over seven years to reporting on sports and sports betting in Arizona for publications like, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News, now holds the position of lead writer at

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