By Cleve Bryan
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — A penny slot machine produced a $3 million jackpot to one lucky gambler at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Don Ly's Children Continue To Search For Answers After Father's American Dream Ended In Deadly Stabbing In South Philadelphia
The 50-year-old woman from Kendall Park, NJ did not want to be identified but casino officials say she had only been playing the winning machine for about 5 minutes.READ MORE: Camden County Businesses, Officials Worry As Heavy Rains, Flooding Become More Common
“It was really great, we had a lady come in here, regular player and she hit the Wheel of Fortune jackpot on our penny machine,” says Charlie Rando, V.P. of casino operations at the Taj.
The winning wager was 400 coins which equals $4 with a payout of $3,084,922.63.MORE NEWS: Upper Darby Police Investigating Death Of Newborn Found In Bag
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, which verifies any jackpot above $75,000, says the winning was legitimate and records show it’s the largest Atlantic City jackpot in more than 3 years.