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Bakersfield woman wins $562,000 at Eagle Mountain Casino

Posted at 7:17 AM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 10:22:34-05

PORTERVILLE, Calif. — A Bakersfield woman is starting off 2019 in a big way after winning over $562,000 at Eagle Mountain Casino.

On Monday, January 11, a Bakersfield woman was playing the Buffalo Grand penny machine when she hit the jackpot! According to Eagle Mountain Casino, the woman thought she had won $5,000. When she was told her actual jackpot total, the casino says she nearly collapsed.

The woman is starting off 2019 with $562,262.21. The casino says this is the woman's second-highest jackpot she has won at Eagle Mountain Casino. She previously hit a jackpot of $16,000. The casino says the woman visits Eagle Mountain Casino at least once a week.

Eagle Mountain Casino is located at 681 South Reservation Road in Porterville.