(Wheeling, WV – June 19th, 2008) Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack proudly awarded Kevin Hough of Coshocton, OH a $430,635.45 jackpot on their CA$HOLA multi-state progressive slot machine on Wednesday, June 18, 2008.
The CA$HOLA jackpot is the second of its kind to hit in the last 30 days at Wheeling Island. Nora Baden of Pittsburgh, PA won over $2.9 million on May 16, 2008 on the same CA$HOLA progressive slot machines.
            “Our guests are winning and they are winning big at Wheeling Island,” stated Jim Simms, President & General Manager at Wheeling Island. “It is exciting for us to have two CA$HOLA jackpots of this size in the last 30 days. This is just another of the many reasons why our customers know that it is well worth the drive to Wheeling Island,” continued Simms. 
After winning the $430,635 jackpot, Hough admitted he was shocked and overwhelmed, but excitedly stated that he couldn’t wait to see his picture displayed on the Wheeling Island Winners Wall of Fame. 
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 15 CA$HOLA multi-state progressive slot machines. 
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 progress jackpot game that can be won by players in all three states.
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 43 table games, 20-table poker room, over 2,000 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), six restaurants, 550-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services, gift shop and fitness center.
Wheeling Island employs nearly 1,200 associates with $21.4 million in total payroll. For more information, visit online at 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, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States approaching $2 billion in annual revenue and 40,000 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.
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