San Manuel Casino Awards Rare $1 Million Jackpot to Guest

A San Manuel Casino Classic Club Serrano member hits a $1 million jackpot playing Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive®. 

Highland, California – San Manuel Casino just became the first California casino to award a $1 million progressive jackpot from a Scientific Games product on Wednesday, Feb. 17. This prize is an extremely rare table games jackpot for a single casino property – only the second on record in the United States and the first in California.

The lucky Classic Club Serrano member hit a $1 million jackpot playing Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive®.

“Nothing makes us happier than seeing our guests enjoy a life changing win,” said Kenji Hall, Chief Operating Officer of San Manuel Casino.“ At San Manuel we have the most table game progressive jackpots in the country. It was only a matter of time until we had a million dollar winner.”

San Manuel Casino is Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED® with Forbes Travel Guide and remains a one-stop destination for entertainment and fun. Casino guests have received over $2 billion in cash, prizes and giveaways since 1986, and continue to win big on some of the best slots the West Coast has to offer. 

About San Manuel Casino San Manuel Casino is Southern California’s one-stop destination for entertainment and fun, located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and a short drive from LA-Ontario International Airport. San Manuel Casino guests enjoy the most slots on the West Coast, Vegas-style blackjack, high-limit gaming, live entertainment, sumptuous dining and a generous player’s reward program. Since 1986, players have received over $2 billion in cash, prizes and giveaways, making any visit to San Manuel an exciting and memorable experience. For more information on San Manuel Casino, visit and follow us on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

About San Manuel Band of Mission Indians The San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians is a federally recognized American Indian tribe located near the city of Highland, California. The Serrano clan is indigenous to the San Bernardino Valley, known today as the Inland Empire. The San Manuel Reservation was established in 1891 and recognized as a sovereign nation with the right of self-government. As an indigenous community, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ origins and history stem from their relationship with the land and to all who share it. Its ancestors have handed down the tradition of expressing themselves through a culture of giving. As one of the largest employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel is able to answer the call of Yawa’ (a Serrano word meaning “to act on one’s beliefs”) through partnerships with charitable organizations that make a difference in the lives of thousands of families across the country. It draws upon its history, knowledge, expertise, and cultural values to direct its philanthropic giving in the region, as well as to Native American causes nationwide. Visit

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