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NY WOMAN WHO WON $43 MILLION OFF SLOT MACHINE WAS OFFERED DINNER INSTEAD OF WINNINGS

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NY WOMAN WHO WON $43 MILLION OFF SLOT MACHINE WAS OFFERED DINNER INSTEAD OF WINNINGS

Katrina Bookman was playing the slots at the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens when she secured what would have been the largest slot machine jackpot in US history, $42,949,672.

In disbelief, she took a selfie with the machine to mark the moment, and later said her whole body went ‘numb’ when she saw the life-changing figure.

Bookman was told to come back the next day to discuss her winnings, but when she asked an employee what she’d be walking away with, he responded: “You didn’t win nothing.”

According to ABC, the machine had a disclaimer saying “malfunctions void all pays and plays”, and as a result the commission said that they were required by law to give Bookman only what she’d actually won which was $2.25.

The casino offered Bookman a complimentary steak dinner instead of her winnings.

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