In an extraordinary testament to fortitude and luck, a woman from Massachusetts won a life-changing sum of $50,000 on Wednesday at a bingo tournament at the famed Plaza Hotel & Casino located right in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. The tale of Pam, as she is known, is a remarkable one.
Stories of wagers reaping fortunes abound in Las Vegas. However, Pam’s story distinguishes itself from the run-of-the-mill lucky strike. Precisely a year ago, the same tournament witnessed Pam suffering a heart attack that abruptly curtailed her chances at that year’s competition.
Indeed, as the noted 19th-century author Bret Harte stated, “The only sure thing about luck is that it will change”. For Pam, this proverbial expression finds testament in her resounding victory this year.
Pam was participating in October’s Super Bingo event last year when she started experiencing chest discomfort. She was immediately rushed and admitted to Valley Hospital, reported the Plaza.
In mirroring her desire for privacy, Pam declined an interview proposal from Casino.org and requested. A request granted by the casino, not to disclose her surname to the press.
Super Bingo is a thrilling three-day tournament that is held a staggering nine times a year, pulling in a crowd of close to 1,000 people per event. The tournament has a rich history of engaging and high-stakes competition. Pam, a consistent patron of the tournament, has partaken in the October edition for the past four consecutive years. The coming tournament is slated to take place from November 27-29.
In the end, Pam’s harrowing tale of health setbacks, vitality, and, ultimately, victory is a stark reminder that destiny often graces the sturdy spirit, in this case, gifting our Massachusets-based contender her moment of well-earned glory.