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Reeling it in

Customers win big with new promotion

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 3:00 p.m. CDT
(Photo courtesy of Hollywood Casino)
Maribel Herrada of Summit, Ill., holds a check for $23,059, an amount she received as result of Hollywood Casino Joliet’s Mega Reels promotion.

JOLIET, Ill. — Hollywood Casino Joliet’s hot new promotion paid out $23,059.67 to Summit, Ill., resident to Maribel Herrada.

Hollywood Casino Aurora and Hollywood Casino Joliet started offering Aug. 27 a new joint progressive promotionthat is unique to casinos in Chicagoland.

Called Superstar Reels, the slot promotion offers 3 ways to win:  two that offer a free SlotPlay prize (Rapid Reels and Rising Reels) and a third that offers a cash prize (Mega Reels) that starts at $5,000 and hits by approximately $25,000.

Between the two properties more than $170,000 has been paid out with more than 7,500 winners.

“Here in Joliet, we’ve already paid out over $90,000 in SlotPlay and cash to our lucky customers,” said Wayne Smith, VP/General Manager, Hollywood Casino Joliet. “It’s so easy for our guests to participate. All they have to do is play with their Club Hollywood card.”

With Superstar Reels, players can win multiple times each day. And anyone, anytime on any slot is eligible.

Guests who would like more information, or who want to watch the Mega Reels progressive grow, can visit online at

Hollywood Casino Joliet, the former Empress Casino Joliet, is a Penn National Gaming casino conveniently located 45 minutes southwest of Chicago near the   I-80/I-55 interchange in Joliet.

The 50,000 square-foot-casino offers more than 1,100 slot machines, action-packed table games and multiple smoking environments conveniently located off the casino floor.

Hollywood’s dining and entertainment pavilion features Final Cut Steakhouse, Epic Buffet, Hollywood Stadium Sports Bar and Rodeo Drive Gift Shop.

For more information, go to

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help can be found by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537).

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