Man takes home $1.8 million playing James Bond-themed slots in Arizona

Man takes home $1.8 million playing James Bond-themed slots in Arizona
The slots machine was themed around the James Bond movie Casino Royale, a 2006 feature film centered around a high-stakes poker game. (Source: Gila River Hotels and Casinos - Wild Horse Pass)

CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A man’s enjoyment of slots and James Bond helped him become Arizona’s latest millionaire.

Somebody named “Ed" was at Gila River Hotels and Casinos - Wild Horse Pass in Chandler on Thursday and won the $1,776,989.25 jackpot on the Casino Royale slot machine.

He matched five of the James Bond images in a row, according to officials, on a $5.40 maximum bet. The casino said it’s the first time there’s been a million-dollar winner at Gila River Hotels and Casinos in 2020.

Ed shared a statement after winning, saying, "I never understood what 'You Do You' means, now I do!"

The casino didn’t release his full name or a picture of him.

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