Desert Diamond Casino Jackpot

After a patron hit a $1 million jackpot, a celebratory check was held by a Desert Diamond Casino team member. (Photo courtesy Desert Diamond Casino)

One lucky guest at Desert Diamond Casino West Valley hit the jackpot for more than $1 million, scoring plenty of holiday shopping money.

The guest’s name was not released by the casino, in keeping with the winner’s wishes.

The winner scored on a $1,038,429 progressive jackpot Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The guest was playing the Gold Crown machine from AGS. 

The million-dollar jackpot was hit on a one-credit bet.

 Desert Diamond Casino West Valley, at 91st and Northern avenues near Glendale, celebrated its fourth anniversary in the Valley the same day. 

A major new expansion with a larger gaming floor featuring the latest slots, poker, blackjack, bingo, five new dining venues and more will open in February. The casino is planning to hire 2,000 employees, applications can be submitted at

 “We always love seeing our guests win big, so welcoming the West Valley’s newest millionaire on our fourth anniversary is an extra treat,” said Treena Parvello, director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise. “It goes to show Desert Diamond Casino is Arizona’s place to play.” 

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment is operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation.