Lucky Vegas Slot Player ‘Spins’ Her Way to $100,000

December 8, 2009 by  

­The reels aligned for Main Street Station regular Janet Rogalski December 5 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, as she bested 148 players from across the country to capture a $100,000 grand prize in Boyd Gaming’s inaugural “Spin Your Way To $100,000” Slot Tournament.

B Connected and Club Coast members from across the country participated in qualifying events this summer, all with their eye on a prize and a trip to Las Vegas. After thousands of players at 13 participating properties finished multiple rounds at their home property, 149 players convened in Las Vegas at The Orleans Hotel and Casino December 3-5 for the finals.

Participants competed in two days of play December 4 and 5 ­ with two 15 minute sessions each day, all with a shot at one of 25 top cash prizes ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 and a total prize pool of

Second Place and $50,000 went to Paul Niemela, Suncoast player, while Third Place went to Alice James from The Orleans, who took home $25,000. Iralene Richardson, Sam’s Town Shreveport player and Billie DeWailly, Sam’s Town Tunica player took home $15,000 and $10,000 respectively, rounding out the top five cash winners.

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