Woman Wins $300,000 Jackpot at McCarran Airport

A Texas woman was at McCarran International Airport waiting for her flight home when she hit a $302,000 jackpot.

The lucky winner, Megan H. from Flower Mound, Texas, playing the Wheel of Fortune slot machine in the airport’s B Concourse, according to a tweet from McCarran Airport.

A viral video of the woman’s reaction can be seen below.

“I just won $300,000!” she yells, attracting the attention of several travelers waiting nearby.

The airport congratulated Megan and shared a picture of her posing next to the slot machine with the caption “Winner, winner, chicken dinner!”

McCarran Airport has 1,400 slot machines in baggage claim and the gate areas, but only 500 are in operation today due to restrictions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Last month, Clark County Commissioners unanimously approved to change the name of McCarran International Airport to Harry Reid International.

Jackpot winner, Megan H.

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