Guests Win More Than $35,000 in Slot Jackpots at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino

Two lucky slot players kicked off an incredible summer of winning by taking home a combined $35,700 in slot jackpots at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino, northern Wisconsin’s premier destination for huge cash prize winning.

Luck first struck on Wednesday, May 22, when Elsie Statz of Minocqua won an incredible $20,714 jackpot while playing the Double Jackpot 7’s slot machine that pays out huge jackpots for as little as one cent per bet. Then, the luck continued a few days later on Sunday, May 26 when Leonard Shuster, also of Minocqua, won $15,000 while playing the Five Times Pay slot machine. This slot machine is located in the Bear’s Den high-action betting room and allows players to bet as high as $10 for the chance to win huge jackpots.

Lake of the Torches offers numerous ways for guests to win extraordinary prizes, including more than 800 slot machines and our brand new Ghosbusters-themed slot bank. Players can have their choice of thrilling themed slots and can choose to play various amounts from one cent up to $5. And, try your luck at our Roulette table where you could win hundreds with the right lucky color and numbers or take a lucky shot at our Craps table.

“What a way to start an incredible summer of big cash prize winning here at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino!” said the casino’s Director of Marketing Leana Schlecht. “Come on over and add some sizzle to your summer – our next big winner could be you!”

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Situated on the shores of Pokegama Lake and nestled in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has a feel of a classic Northern retreat and reflects its Ojibwe culture and heritage. The casino has over 800 slot machines (including a nonsmoking area), seven blackjack tables, a three-card poker table and three Texas Hold’E m poker tables along with Roulette and Craps tables, a high-stakes Bingo Hall seating up to 500 persons, the Woody’s Bar and Grill and the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. The hotel has 101 well–appointed rooms, the Dancing Waters Lounge and the Woodland Oasis pool area. The 8,500 square-foot Convention Center with the Hall of Nations offers an outstanding venue for entertainment, receptions, trade shows, meetings, presentations and seminars.

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