Couple hits near $1 million jackpot on penny slots at Harrah’s in Las Vegas

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Nicholas Blaskowski and Nicole Perry of Phoenix hit a jackpot of $944,337.37 on Willy Wonka: World of Wonka penny slot on Sunday, June 18. The

A pair from Phoenix is $944,337 richer after hitting a jackpot at a Harrah’s penny slot machine on Sunday, according to Caesars Entertainment.

Nicholas Blaskowski and Nicole Perry, who were playing the Willy Wonka: World of Wonka machine, were “shocked and excited,” a Caesars spokeswoman said today in a news release.

Blaskowski and Perry are two of eight people who’ve hit $100,000 or more jackpots since April at Caesars properties, the spokeswoman said.