PORTERVILLE, Calif. - A woman from Bakersfield has won a $50,000 jackpot on a slot machine at Eagle Mountain Casino.
Paige Punako was playing a 777 Double Jackpot Reel slot machine on Friday, August 30.
Punako said she had only spun the reels approximately twice before the buzzers and bells went off.
This was Punako's first time visiting the casino, according to Marketing Director Renee Garcia.
Punako told the casino she was considering buying a new car with the money.
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