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Guest hits $500K jackpot at Desert Diamond Casino

On July 4, the guest, who wants to remain anonymous, won a $521,437 grand progressive jackpot, casino officials revealed.
It’s been a bumpy road, according to Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Edward D. Manuel, to open the Desert Diamond Casino - West Valley in Glendale. (Photo: Julian Olivas)

GLENDALE, Ariz. — A player at Desert Diamond Casino West Valley is more than $500,000 richer Friday.

On July 4, the guest, who wants to remain anonymous, won a $521,437 grand progressive jackpot, casino officials revealed. The guest was reportedly playing Buffalo Diamond when they won the massive jackpot. 

Two months ago, another guest at the won a $744,340 jackpot playing Three Card Poker. 

“Congratulations to our newest Winners’ Circle member," Treena Parvello, Director of Government and Public Relations, said. "We always love seeing our guests win big, and what better day than the 4thof July!"

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, with three locations in Southern Arizona (Tucson, Sahuarita, and Why) and one in the West Valley in Glendale, AZ, is owned and operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation.

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