Man Wins $14m Slots Jackpot Then Donates Winnings To Charity

Man Wins $14m Slots Jackpot Then Donates Winnings To CharityWhat would you do if you won a $14.3 million slots jackpot in Las Vegas. Buy a new house, take a luxury holiday, lavish gifts upon your family, and give some money to charity, perhaps. That was the enviable dilemma facing a local man who scooped the massive payout whilst playing a Megabucks slot machine at the Rampart Casino in Sin City. However, the man who chose to remain anonymous had other ideas for his money, and decided to donate all his winnings to charity, including allocating an amount to build a new house of worship for his local church which had been forced to hold its regular services in a high school gymnasium.
The lucky local man said he was only a very infrequent gambler, and decided to play the Megabucks slot machine while visiting a friend one Sunday afternoon. He then entered the casino with his friend, presumably the other man in the photo, and then proceeded to put $20 into the slot before five minutes later becoming an instant millionaire. Although deciding to remain anonymous, the man did at least pose for a photo, and the Rampart Casino General Manager Michael Gaughan later commented on the incredible story, stating:
“We pay large jackpots all the time, and just today we are paying $14 million to a lucky local. We are thrilled to be a part of this exciting jackpot. It doesn’t get any better than this.”
Meanwhile, news of the lucky winner’s charitable donation has both amazed and surprised people, and here are some of the comments to be found on various news outlets:
Charles Adler
“Is this person for real? All to charity? Apparently he never had money. It’s good to give to charity but how about family ,children (if he has any) and himself. ? he may need some someday.”
Bob Sacamano Klaus Thiesen
“Lottery’s are usually 20 year annuity or half of total upfront. Perplexed that they don’t offer the same for mega jackpots. That’s a bleed. I heard that only 10 years is guaranteed. If you die after 10 years, your heirs don’t collect?”
Leo the lion
“Isn’t gambling a sin ? But a sparkly new church will get him a pardon by the big cheese surely!”
“Keeping the money you won isn’t greedy, it’s the write reason why gambling exists. you pay a fee for that tiny stance of a life changing win. The man probably feels guilty fur having gambled and now buys himself out of Sin, like in the middle ages.”
Mary Finn
“God bless him.  That man has intestinal fortitude.  Between his generosity and all the aggrieved relatives and friends who would have wanted to claim a piece of that.  More power to him.  A better person than I will ever be.”

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