Call her “Lucky Lucy.” “Lucy C.,” a slot player from The Bronx, hit the fourth six-figure jackpot of the year – a $129,107 score – on June 8 at Empire City Casino.
The hit was made on the Bally/Hot Shot Progressive machine at 2:00 pm in the Gotham Palace. Lucy made a $2.50 wager on the penny slot machine. Empire City is one of the largest entertainment destinations in the northeast located less than two miles north of New York City.
Tracie B’s $388,311.84 score on February 5 was the biggest hit of the year, registered on the Blazing 7’s slot machine. That was the largest jackpot since the all-time Empire City record of $1,473,503 was brought home by Suffolk County resident Howard G. on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 11:00am. That jaw-dropping score was won on the popular IGT Wheel of Fortune® Triple Stars® slot machine, located just a few hundred feet from the casino’s valet entrance.