January’s Top Casino Jackpots Awarded In Pennsylvania

Written By Corey Sharp on February 8, 2024
Photo of a sizable jackpot winner from Live! Casino Pittsburgh for a story about the top jackpots earned at Keystone State casinos in January.

The holiday feeling in the air is all but over after Jan. 1, as life seems to get back to normal. However, it doesn’t stop casino-goers from trying their luck to win a big jackpot.

While PA online casinos offer generous jackpots, retail Pennsylvania casinos also deliver a fair share of wealth to customers, including a $380,000 winner last month.

Live! Casino Pittsburgh player wins nearly $400,000 table game jackpot

The largest jackpot winner at Live! Casino Pittsburgh took home $380,065 after a game of Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em on Jan. 26. On a $5 wager, the player managed a royal flush made up of a Ten of Hearts and Jack of Hearts, with a flop of the Ace, King and Queen of Hearts.

Live Casino Pittsburgh’s general manager, Sean Sullivan, said in a statement emailed to PlayPennsylvania:

“Every win is a moment of shared excitement and celebration. We thrive on witnessing the joy that lights up our guests’ faces, turning their gaming experience into unforgettable moments.”

In addition to the big winner, the property reported several other large payouts during the month of January:

  • $46,709.50 playing Dragon Cash: Happy and Prosperous
  • $25,020 playing Wheel of Fortune
  • $24,704.48 playing Dancing Drums
  • $19,519.53 playing Eureka Treasure Train
  • $17,035.51 playing Huff n’ More Puff (25-cent wager)


Rivers Casino Philadelphia distributes more than $250,000 on January jackpot

Another table game jackpot hit for six figures, as Rivers Casino Philadelphia reported to PlayPennsylvania. The lucky player cashed for $263,978 ​on a Mississippi Stud Mega Progressive jackpot. The player performed a royal flush, which also triggered a $5,000 envy bonus for three other players at the table.

The largest slots winner in January earned $60,000 playing Ultimate X Poker, while another guest won more than $52,000 with an 88-cent bet playing Rakin’ Bacon Deluxe Golden Blessings.

A total of 43 slot jackpots worth over $10,000 were claimed last month at Rivers, with 13 of them topping $20,000. The property handed out more than $833,000 in January jackpots.

Live! Casino Philadelphia pays out two $80,000 winners

The top five highest jackpots won at Live! Casino Philadelphia in January all came from slot machines. The biggest prizes paid out $83,489 and $80,000, playing Dragon Link Happy and Prosperous and SuperStar Poker II, respectively.

The next largest slot wins include:

  • $71,622 playing Lightning Cash Best Bet
  • $60,000 playing 5X5X5X Jackpot Lucky
  • $48,000 playing SuperStar Poker II

The top table game winners included payouts of $42,177 and $33,343, playing Mississippi Stud and Spanish 21, respectively.

Fortune Pai Gow jackpot breaks property record at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

At 2:45 a.m. on Jan. 21, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh set a property record when the Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive jackpot paid out nearly $1.4 million. While a win like that dominated the headlines, the second and third-highest table games jackpots for the month were $21,857 for Three Card Poker and $14,470 for Mississippi Stud.

The largest slot win at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh went for $59,300 by a guest playing Lock It Link: Piggy Bankin. Following closely were the second and third-largest slot payouts of $47,958 on Panda Magic: Dragon Cash and $43,935 on Ninja Moon: Dollar Storm.

The property awarded 167 guests jackpots of $10,000 or more last month.

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Corey Sharp is the Lead Writer at PlayPennsylvania bringing you comprehensive coverage of sports betting and gambling in Pennsylvania. Corey is a 4-for-4 Philly sports fan and previously worked as a writer and editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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