Two Caesars Rewards members hit jackpots totaling over $1M this week

Two Caesars Rewards members hit jackpots totaling over $1M

This week has proven to be a lucky one for Michael Takes and Edward Marx as they both hit jackpots at two Las Vegas Strip properties.

Michael Takes was playing Let It Ride for an hour at The LINQ when he hit the mega progressive jackpot for $1,041,779, according to a tweet posted Thursday morning.

Congrats to Michael T. on hitting the Mega Progressive jackpot for $1,041,779 playing Let It Ride! Thanks for living the #LINQlife #HeartofTheStrip πŸ‘πŸ€‘
Gambling Problem? Call 800-522-4700 pic.twitter.com/4YufIf2Xwq

β€” The LINQ (@TheLINQ) March 31, 2022

Takes, who is a Caesars Rewards member, is from Cascade Iowa. Takes, who said he plays the game β€œevery once in a while,” plans to use his winnings to buy a fishing boat and save for retirement.

Edward Marx, a Caesars Rewards member too, hit a jackpot of $473,455 after playing three hours worth of Pai Gow Poker inside Caesars Palace. Marx, from Spring, Texas, won his hand with a seven-card straight flush. In a statement from Caesars, Marx said he is staying in Las Vegas for a long weekend trip and plans to play every day he is here. He plans to save his winnings.

Contact Glivell Piloto at gpiloto@reviewjournal.com.