Red Hawk Casino offers players Northern California’s lowest side bet for a chance to win a table progressive. The $1 side bet is available on Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride, Four Card Poker, Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’ em. The small side bet resulted in more than $100,000 in jackpots paid to five lucky Rewards Club members.
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Norman, from Placerville, is a regular at Red Hawk and visits almost daily to play his favorite table games. He was at the casino on Thursday, Sept. 13 playing Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em. Norman says he always places the $1 side bet to make sure he has a chance at the progressive. He was playing for just a short time when he was dealt a Royal Flush for a $53,546 progressive payout. Norman attributes his luck to his favorite dealer, Kao, and says he will be saving his winnings.
Just days earlier on Saturday, Sept. 8 Michael, from Sacramento, was playing Three Card Poker and made the $1 side bet. He was dealt a Royal Flush and was paid a $2,771 jackpot. That same day another lucky Rewards Club member from Elk Grove, Calif., hit a $26,394 Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive jackpot.
Three Card Poker paid another lucky Rewards Club member from Oakland, $6,529 on Sunday. Sept. 2. Just the week before, on Wednesday, Aug. 29 a Rewards Club member from Sacramento, Calif., received a Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive jackpot of $18,687.
As of Friday, Sept. 14, the shared progressive jackpot for Four Card Poker, Let It Ride and Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em is $29,961 Three Card poker is $2,443 and the Fortune Pai Gow Poker progressive is $173,930.