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Local Farmington player wins $530,000 jackpot at Northern Edge

17 April 2015

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Northern Edge Navajo Casino, near Farmington, N.M. announced today that a local player hit a big jackpot on a WMS wide-area progressive game on April 6. The lucky Farmington-area resident won a $530,769.34 jackpot on a WMS Willy Wonka slot machine.

Dean Ehrlich, Senior Vice President of Global Gaming Operations, Scientific Games, said, “Congratulations to the winner of this extraordinary jackpot! We are thrilled to share this exciting event with Northern Edge Casino.”

The win represents the largest jackpot at Northern Edge Casino and one of the largest from any of Navajo Gaming’s four properties the past six years.

Derrick Watchman, CEO of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, said, “We congratulate our Northern Edge player on this historic win and are delighted that these significant winnings are going to a local who has supported our property.”

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