A Las Vegas area grandmother got an early Mother's Day
present last Thursday night when she won the $1
million jackpot on Aristocrat Technologies'
Millioni$er Hyperlink penny slot games, for the second
time in less than a year. She was playing at the
Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino in Henderson, Nevada
between Boulder City and Las Vegas.
The lucky winner, Boulder city resident Jo Ann
Argyris, had only invested about US$35 after 10
minutes of game play when she won the US$1 million
Grand Jackpot on Aristocrat Technologies' Millioni$er
four-level mystery progressive penny slot games. She
said that Aristocrat's Millioni$er penny slots had
become her favorite game after she won Millioni$er's
$1 million top prize on June 26, 2004 at the Sunset
Station Hotel & Casino in Henderson.
"Last year I told everyone that I was going to win
again, and they didn't believe me," said Mrs. Argyris,
who plans to invest most of her winnings, buy a new
car, and take her family on a Hawaiian vacation. Last
year she paid off her home mortgage, did extensive
home remodelling, and took her family on a Mexican
Mrs. Argyris, who is self-employed and single, said she
visits Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino often because it
is close to home and the staff is friendly. Last
night she and her daughter stopped in and planned to
spend only 45 minutes at the casino before heading
home to watch Argyris' favorite TV show.
"I wanted to get home to watch CSI and was getting
ready to cash out when the Millioni$er popped up
again," Mrs. Argyris said. "The Grand Jackpot was the
eighth jackpot that I had hit and I didn't even
realize I'd won the million until my daughter told me.
I said 'no' and then I looked at the machine, said
'oh my goodness,' and put my head into my lap and
Mrs. Argyris said that she plays Millioni$er games
every time she goes out. "It is my favorite game, and
I have gotten a lot of other people to play it too,"
she said. "I love the thrill of winning the Minor
jackpot, waiting for it to pop up on the screen, and
see what I'm going to win."
Aristocrat's Progressive Hyperlinks
Sean Evans, Vice President of Sales at Aristocrat
Technologies, Inc., said: "One of the most exciting
features of Millioni$er is that the top prize is
triggered by each game on the progressive link
individually, so the $1 million jackpot can be won
anytime, on any Millioni$er-themed game."
Like Aristocrat's other Hyperlink progressives: Pele
Legendary Goals, Cash Express, Penny Train, and
Jackpot Carnival, the breakthrough game Millioni$er
features a patented second-screen feature with four
different jackpot levels that can be triggered
randomly during game play. The four tiered
progressives give Millioni$er a higher hit frequency
so players win jackpots more often.
Millioni$er offers a static top jackpot of US$1
million in Nevada and US$500,000 in most Gaming
Laboratories, Inc. (GLI) jurisdictions due to GLI
jurisdictional requirements. The Millioni$er
Hyperlink feature is available on a number of
Aristocrat MKVI base video slot games.
Las Vegas-based Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. designs
and markets gaming machines, casino management
systems, progressive systems, and progressive jackpot
meters. Aristocrat Technologies is a subsidiary of
global gaming company Aristocrat Leisure Limited,
which based in Australia, and is listed on the
Australian Stock Exchange. (E-05.09.05)
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