Wherever you look there are always plenty of big stories for different aspects of the casino – the biggest losers who have lost a lifetime fortune in just a few hands, the most dedicated players that receive huge compensation bonuses, or the most skilled who make the games look easy enough for anyone to win a fortune – and these stories only continue to grow with online casinos and their availability as some available here have contributed their own stories, but which have been some of the biggest casino wins in history?
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Elmer Sherwin – One of the most well known stories and one that always encourages players to try their hand at slots – as the story goes the, the then 76-year-old man was already a seasoned gambler taking out $100 per week to play at casinos as they passed by, and making an effort to step into the Mirage during its Grand Opening had never won anything substantial at that point in his life – that night he did though walking away with the $4.6 million Megabucks jackpot. Not stopping there though, Sherwin would return from time to time for his weekly $100 bet, and sixteen years later would win huge once again with a $21 million jackpot win. Although the second time around he gave much of his winnings to charity, he’s often considered as one of the luckiest players in history.Continue Reading