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30-Year-Old North Texas Woman becomes First Million Dollar Winner in Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant’s 3 Months. 3 Millionaires. Promotion

July 5, 2024

Durant, OK (June 30, 2024) – Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant announced its first millionaire of the season early Sunday morning, as part of the 2024 edition of  3 Months. 3 Millionaires.  A 30-year-old woman from North Texas who chose to remain anonymous was declared the winner of the first $1 million grand prize drawing of the summer. She is one of three Rewards Club members who will become instant millionaires, as Choctaw Casinos will give away a total of $5.8 million this summer.

“I couldn’t believe it,” the North Texas woman said. “I was just beaming that my name was called. I was teasing my husband that they were going to call his name, and then they called mine. I still can’t believe it.”

She and her husband plan to travel and pay off their recently purchased home with part of her winnings. They enjoy visiting Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant on a monthly basis and came this evening for a night out. She said she would highly encourage other Rewards Club members to start earning entries for the next two drawings.

The two remaining million-dollar drawings will be held on July 27 and August 24 at 1 a.m., and winners must be present to claim the prize. Players started earning entries for the million-dollar drawings on May 26 at 12 a.m. For details and rules, please visit 3 Months. 3 Millionaires.

“We are thrilled to bring our 3 Months. 3 Millionaires giveaway back this summer and make three more Rewards Club members millionaires,” said Jeff Penz, Senior Director of Gaming & Hospitality, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “These are life-changing moments for our guests, and you could feel the excitement in the casino as we announced our first millionaire of the summer.”

Last summer, players from across the country participated in the 3 Months. 3 Millionaires. giveaway, with all three winners hailing from North Texas. The first winner, Brittany Juarez, is a Kaufman native and a small business owner whose life was changed when she won $1 million in June 2023.

Rosa Guia, a Lancaster native who worked at an embroidery graphics company, retired after winning $1 million in July 2023. She also used her winnings to help her family and take trips with her husband, such as their recent visit to Mexico City. Guia is still an avid Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant visitor and is playing to win again in this year’s promotion.

“It was one million blessings for me and my family,” Guia said. “It wasn’t hard to win, and I am excited to play 3 Months. 3 Millionaires again this year. I enjoy coming to Choctaw, and I tell everyone about it.”

The third and final winner of 2023 was Stephanie S. from North Texas.

While guests are racking up entries into 3M3M this summer, they’ll also be earning rewards points with the new and improved Choctaw Rewards Club program. The rewards club was updated in 2023, when Choctaw became the first casino brand in the region to bring customers an all-encompassing rewards program, across all Choctaw Casinos, where guests can earn points on both gaming and select resort spending like dining, shopping and more.



About Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant, Okla.

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is a AAA Four Diamond casino resort, entertainment and convention destination in southeastern Oklahoma.  The casino has more than 7,400 slot machines, table games, a poker room, and a large non-smoking casino. The resort offers more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seats more than 3,000 at the three-time Academy of Country Music (ACM) award-winning Grand Theater. The resort also includes more than 1,600 luxurious rooms and suites, 16 restaurants, 20 bars and lounges, six retail stores, two fitness centers, a spa and two outdoor pools and a water park. The family -friendly District offers guests 20 bowling lanes, a 6-screen premiere movie theater, 70 arcade games and dining options. Additionally, guests can enjoy the 30-camper KOA Choctaw RV Park located across from the casino.  For more information, visit www.ChoctawCasinos.com.


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Sally Huggins, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Director of Public Relations | 580.740.7308 | [email protected]
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