Richard Holland, a Las Vegas rodeo visitor from Watsonville California, won big last night at Silverton Casino. The Wheel of Fortune slot machine paid off a $359,209.92 jackpot to the player, who was betting on the quarter machine when it hit it big.
Las Vegas Rodeo Visitor Wins $359k Jackpot!
Silverton Casino is a Las Vegas capital for casino jackpots and “progressive chasers,” awarding approximately half a billion dollars to winners since opening in 1997. In addition, IGT Wheel of Fortune slots are among the most popular at casinos, awarding more than $3.4 billion in jackpots since their launch in 1996.
Beginning this week, a new “dim sum” section has been added to the Wu Hu menu, providing a new place for dim sum in Las Vegas. The menu includes some of Chef’s favorites including the Chives Cake, the steamed Xiao Long Bao (Soup Dumplings), and a unique Turnip Cake, which reminds us of the best hash-brown patty you’ve ever had.
Chef Ray — who grew up in Hong Kong — has held various positions in Las Vegas, including Executive Chef at Wynn Resorts and Luxor, Assistant Chef de Cuisine at Caesars Palace, and oversaw the culinary operations of three Asian restaurants at Palms: Tim Ho Wan, Fortune, and Little Buddha.
If you are also interested in trying some of Chef’s specialties, we also recommend the new “Chef’s Special Wok” section of the menu. Here, you will find new entrées that everybody is raving about — including the Candied Walnut Shrimp and the Black Pepper Beef Ribeye.
What is Dim Sum?
Dim sum is a large range of small Chinese dishes that are traditionally enjoyed in restaurants for brunch. Most modern dim sum dishes are commonly associated with Cantonese cuisine, although dim sum dishes also exist in other Chinese cuisines. Similar to the way that the Spanish eat tapas, dim sum dishes are shared among family and friends.
WuHu Noodle at Silverton Casino brings you authentic Asian recipes and traditional favorites. Locals know that this is the place for noodles in Las Vegas. It features authentic regional noodle dishes from all over Asia. WuHu has been called one of the best restaurants on Blue Diamond Road in Las Vegas.
Silverton Casino Hotel celebrates its Silver Anniversary in 2022, commemorating a quarter century in Las Vegas. The local casino favorite offers 300 deluxe rooms and suites and world-class amenities all located within an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed resort. Silverton features 90,000 square feet of state-of-the-art gaming, including the most popular slot machines and table games. An 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium, home to thousands of sharks, stingrays and tropical fish, was voted “Best Attraction” in the Best of Las Vegas awards.
The resort is a culinary destination, featuring Mi Casa grill cantina, Su Casa sushi bar, Sundance Grill, WuHu Noodle, Shady Grove Lounge, Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge, Starbucks, and Johnny Rockets. Twin Creeks is known as the premier Off-Strip steakhouse in Las Vegas. The unique “Stakes are High” program at Twin Creeks Steakhouse gives diners a chance to roll dice to win a complimentary Creekstone Farms Tomahawk, the restaurant’s signature cut.
In addition to the adjacent 165,000-square-foot flagship Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, the Silverton Village features a 150-room Hyatt Place hotel, the 18-story luxury high-rise The Berkley, and several restaurants, including Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.