Someone won a chance to possibly purchase 32 million Mega Millions tickets.
Thomas Zanot of Las Vegas won a $6,443,401 progressive jackpot after drawing a straight flush on pai gow poker at the Flamingo, the casino’s Twitter account posted Sunday.
The cards were eight, nine, 10, jack, queen and ace of spades with a joker. In pai gow, a joker can be used as an ace or to complete a straight and/or flush.
Winners across the Las Vegas Valley
This would be 5,000 Mega Millions tickets, with a few steak dinners to spare.
$10,753.63 JACKPOT! ?
Bet ? $2.00 pic.twitter.com/PqZiZLZxCI
— Boulder Station (@boulderstation) January 6, 2023
For now, we’re done doing the Mega Millions conversion math.
88 CENTS ▶️ $11,669 ?
Congrats on the win! pic.twitter.com/sdLG2GE7mt
— Cannery Casino (@CanneryCasino) January 8, 2023