South Texas resident wins big in Las Vegas

Sylvia Tejeda, courtesy of Paris Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.

SAN ANTONIO Texas, (NBC) - Many people have the fantasy of going to Las Vegas and winning big. For one South Texas resident that dream became a reality.

Officials at the Paris Casino say Sylvia Tejeda was on vacation when she sat down at a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine and hit the jackpot.

Sylvia won $1,268,990.50.

The casino posted a picture of her on their Facebook page. click here.

Congratulations to Sylvia on this big win.