The $877,751 CA$HOLA jackpot hits on the multi-state progressive video lottery game!

(Wheeling, WV – October 25th, 2010)  Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack proudly awarded John Ferrell of Massillon, OH an $877,751 jackpot on one of their CA$HOLA multi-state progressive slot machines on Monday, October 25, 2010. 
When asked about the recent jackpot, Mike Maestle, Vice President of Operations stated, “We are excited to have another CA$HOLA jackpot winner at Wheeling Island. John is one of three guests who have won nearly $4.2 million in the last three years on our CA$HOLA slot machines. Our previous CA$HOLA winners walked away $2.9 million and $430,000 richer!  We love it when our players win big,” continued Maestle.

Moments after John hit the $877,752 jackpot, he was congratulated by the Wheeling Island staff and several guests stopped by to celebrate his win.

CA$HOLA is the first ever multi-state progressive video lottery game to be offered among U.S states and includes the states of West Virginia, Delaware and Rhode Island. CA$HOLA features a shared prize pool that creates the progressive jackpot game that can be won by players in all three states.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 37 table games, 12-table Jim Beam® poker room, over 1,800 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), five restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.

Wheeling Island recently won 16 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2010 readers poll including Best Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Promotions and Best Service.

Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors through its doors annually. Visitors enjoy the fast paced action 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373), for hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or log on to www.wheelingisland.com.

Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.

Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 50,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com



Kimberly Florence
Director of Marketing
Email: kflorence@dncinc.com
Phone: 304-231-1839
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