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Lafayette, Louisiana Slots Winner Takes Home $126,000 Payday at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino While Playing Light & Wonder’s LOCK IT LINK ®NIGHT LIFE Slot Machine


OPELOUSAS, LA— A Boyd Rewards member is feeling lucky after spinning and winning a more than $126,000 jackpot at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino on Saturday, March 11.

The guest, who wished to remain anonymous, was playing Light & Wonder, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: LNW) (“Light & Wonder” or “L&W”) LOCK IT LINK NIGHT LIFE 20-cent slot machine when they successfully landed three hearts in a row after betting $30. The winner’s heart skipped a beat when the “Grand” cash out symbol appeared and displayed a total of $126,200.

Light & Wonder is the leading cross-platform global games company and is known for creating world-class casino technology, hardware and thrilling game content such as LOCK IT LINK NIGHT LIFE and other popular titles.

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About Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel 

Encompassing over 750 acres, Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation, features over 39,000 square feet of casino space as well a racetrack that boasts state-of-the-art facilities with a 7/8-mile turf track and 1 1/8-mile chute. The casino includes over 1,100 slot and video poker machines, two dining options, and plenty of meeting space including track-side private club suites. Evangeline Downs also includes a newly opened FanDuel Sportsbook. For more information, visit and connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation is a leading geographically diversified operator of 28 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states, and manager of a tribal casino in northern California. The Company is also a strategic partner and 5% equity owner of FanDuel Group, the nation's leading sports-betting operator. 

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