Harrah’s player wins $700,000 jackpot early Thursday

A lucky, early riser at Harrah’s Gulf Coast is $700,000 richer Thursday morning after hitting a 5 a.m. progressive jackpot.

The Caesars Rewards member visiting from New Jersey, shared the story of their shock and awe with Harrah’s casino executives after the life-changing win playing Buffalo Diamond Grand — one of the casino’s many progressive slot machines.

When asked what plans the Caesars Rewards member had for their big jackpot, the lucky winner, who has chosen to remain anonymous, shared that they will put their winnings in the bank to support their upcoming retirement.

To date, Harrah’s Gulf Coast has paid out more than $30 million in slot jackpots.

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