There was a very lucky guest who won a massive progressive slot jackpot on April 4th, 2022 at Mohegan Sun.

The guest, who chose to keep their identity and information private, won $3.8 million on one of Mohegan Sun’s most popular games, IGT’s Wheel of Fortune.

According to Mohegan Sun, this is the largest jackpot won on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Mohegan Sun in nearly 20 years. The previous high mark was on October 26, 2003, when a guest struck it big for close to $4.49 million on a Wheel of Fortune slots game.

Mohegan Sun is home to nearly 4,000 slot machines and nearly 300 table games across two unique casinos and offers various promotions throughout the year.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.