Jackpot winner tracked down after ‘error’ meant he was unaware of $229,000 win

A man who won a Las Vegas jackpot has been tracked down after the machine malfunctioned and he walked away without realising he had scooped more than $229,000 (£169,000).

Robert Taylor was at the Treasure Island casino on the city’s famous Strip on 8 January when he unknowingly came up trumps.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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