Fremont Hotel and Casino Slot Player Hits $11.8 Million Megabucks® Jackpot

LAS VEGAS—A Las Vegas visitor turned a stop at Fremont Hotel and Casino into an $11.8 million payday as he hit the International Game Technology (IGT) Nevada Megabucks® jackpot on Aug. 8, 2017.

Rodolfo T. hit the jackpot at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the iconic Boyd Gaming entertainment property located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas in the center of the Fremont Street experience. Rodolfo made a max-bet wager on the Megabucks Double 3X4X5X Pay game to win the life-changing jackpot, marking the largest jackpot awarded on the Megabucks theme in 2017.

"The Fremont has awarded many thousands of jackpots throughout its 60-year history in Las Vegas, but none quite like this,” said Vice President and General Manager of Fremont Hotel & Casino Jim Sullivan. “We’re incredibly excited to be a part of this amazing jackpot, furthering Fremont's longstanding reputation as a place where players win.”

About Fremont Hotel and Casino

Located at the heart of the Downtown Las Vegas and centrally positioned on the Fremont Street Experience, Fremont Hotel and Casino has been a Las Vegas fixture for over 60 years. The iconic property features a 30,000-square-foot casino with 26 table games and more than 1,000 slot machines. Restaurant options include Pacific-Rim-influenced dining at Second Street Grill, the largest and greatest selection buffet on Fremont Street at Paradise Buffet and Café, and the only Tony Roma’s location in the state of Nevada. Additional information on the Fremont can be found at, on Facebook and Twitter. The Fremont is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at Boyd Gaming and Cannery press releases are available at