MotorCity Casino Hotel Players Win $1,068,590.80 Bad Beat Jackpot

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Prize Represents Largest Bad Beat in United States History

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MotorCity Casino Hotel is officially home to the largest bad beat jackpot in United States history. Six players took home a share of $1,068,590.80 when the bad beat hit on January 16, 2018.

Scott of Oxford, MI had the losing hand and took home the biggest share of the jackpot ($427,452.52) with four 3’s. Kenneth had the winning hand and won $213,712.76 with four queens. The other four players at the table walked away with $106,856.28 each.

“There are winners every day on the floor, but it’s not every day that a jackpot that big hits,” said Phil Trofibio, Senior Vice President of Casino Operations. “Congratulations to all the players at the table.”

MotorCity Casino’s Quads over Quads bad beat has reset to $495,624.70, and is currently the highest bad beat in Detroit.

About MotorCity Casino Hotel
Located on Grand River Avenue at the Lodge Freeway (M-10), MotorCity Casino Hotel is owned by Marian Ilitch and is Detroit’s only casino-hotel property that has earned a AAA Four Diamond rating for both its hotel and fine dining restaurant. The entertainment complex is comprised of an expansive gaming space including smoke-free gaming areas and an award-winning 400-room ultra-comfortable and high tech hotel with a luxury spa and fitness center. MotorCity Casino Hotel offers several unique dining options including the Assembly Line buffet, The Lodge Diner, Grand River Deli & Burgers, Little Caesars, and Iridescence, an award-winning fine dining restaurant. Other amenities include Sound Board, an intimate live performance venue, and over 67,000 square feet of function and banquet space. For more information about MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a reservation, visit or call 1-866-STAY-MCC.

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