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Mesa man wins $1.3 million on slot machine at We-Ko-Pa Casino

May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM | Updated: 12:53 pm
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PHOENIX — A Mesa man became an instant millionaire thanks to one fortuitous play on an Arizona slot machine Wednesday.

Rigoberto Munoz won $1,332,819.44 on the Dollar Wheel of Fortune slot machine at the We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort near Fountain Hills.

“I was just about to leave and decided to put another hundred-dollar bill in there,” Munoz said in a press release.

“Then I hit the wheel of fortune, the big one. I’m really excited and can’t believe it – I’m still pinching myself. I have no words.”

Munoz, a husband a father, has been a cardholder at the casino since November.

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Mesa man wins $1.3 million on slot machine at We-Ko-Pa Casino