Thunder Strike Jackpot
Play your favorite slots with your Thunder Rewards card and at any time, thunder could strike with a cash delivery of up to $150,000!
Thunder Strike Jackpot can hit on any slot machine throughout the casino. It starts at $50,000 and must hit by $150,000. And every time we celebrate another winner, the meter resets – giving you more chances to win!
Plus, the lucky guest that gets Thunder Struck isn't the only one who wins. With our Celebration Bonus, if you're playing with your Thunder Rewards card and are caught on the same bank of slot machines as a Thunder Strike Jackpot winner – you win $50 in Free Slot Play.
If you don’t have a Thunder Rewards card, it’s easy and free to sign up for one. Just visit our Rewards Center with your valid ID in hand, or, you can get started here. So come and play any of our 2,500 slots because you could win up to $150,000 instantly! You never know when thunder may strike - and it could be for you.
Here's a recap of all the winners - the date, the amount, and the slot machine:
Thunder Strike Winner: on Friday, April 15, 2016 - What a stampede! The Buffalo made its mark on Tax Day with a big payoff of $92,296. The lucky winner stands alone from the herd, at least for a while - way to win!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Thursday, March 31, 2016 - The 10X Pay slot is one of the more popular ones throughout the casino. This one was near Thunder Bar, and hit for $86,672 just as the sun set. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Friday, March 18, 2016 - Our San Diego visitor John won $106,453 playing the Blazing 7's Super Scatter, near Mingle Bar. Blessed with the sudden winnings, our Thunder Rewards cardholder plans to buy his daughter a condo and a car - what a dad!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Sunday, February 28, 2016 -No sooner had the dust settled on a big winner when Thunder went off again in a cloud of butterflies - what a way to close out February! Lucky her.
Thunder Strike Winner: on Saturday, February 27, 2016
Thunder Strike Winner: on Wednesday, January 27, 2016
- Our guest Tim of Pinole won $139,939 at lunchtime, just 10 minutes after sitting down at Thunder Bar to enjoy a little video poker. A new kitchen is now in the works - that's cookin' up a big win!
- At about 6:3pm, Debra was already enjoying the excitement of Fu Dao Le progressive slot play when 'jackpot' took on a whole new meaning: she won $92,053 when Thunder struck. Lucky her, on the cusp of Year of the Monkey!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Tuesday, January 12, 2016
- Our first winner of the instant jackpot was playing the Super Star Poker at the High Limit bar when the bolt struck. Our surprised guest took home $133,739. That's enough for practically limitless fun!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Wednesday, December 14, 2015
- Raymond the Plumber won $64,634 on a Queen of the Wild II penny slot. He'd only played for 2 minutes when thunder struck loud. He'll apply the winnings to a new home!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Friday, December 9, 2015
- "Local girl makes good" - that could be the headline, as Brooke of Lincoln won a $118,515 jackpot. Our guest won it on the Stinkin' Rich penny slot. Brooke's first-ever jackpot will help pay off bills and a lot more. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Friday, November 13, 2015
- Somebody start the conga line - thunder struck on Friday the 13th for a lucky winner! The San Ramon woman took home $130,391 playing the 'Carnival in Rio' slot. That's a lot of Macarena
Thunder Strike Winner: on Wednesday, October 14, 2015
- Pass the clarified butter - another Thunder Strike Jackpot clawed its way towards our player Paul in the amount of $97,085. He was playing the Lucky Larry Lobstermania machine when he won this jackpot out of the clear blue sea. Way to go, Paul!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Sunday, September 27, 2015
- Thunder Strike Jackpot hit four times in September - the last one for $79,099. Our winner was playing the Triple Stars slot - make that the Lucky
Triple Stars slot!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Wednesday, September 16, 2015
- True to its unpredictable nature, Thunder Strike Jackpot jumped up and struck again for the 3rd time in less than 36 hours! This time, it was for a player on a Buffalo penny slot. Payout: $50,275. Catch your breath and be ready, it could happen again anytime!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Wednesday, September 16, 2015
- A little after lunchtime, some lucky guest got a handsome jackpot while playing an Ultimate X Poker game. The payout - just a little over 24 hours since the previous Thunder Strike - was $52,815.
Thunder Strike Winner: on Tuesday, September 15, 2015
- The Dollar Streak machine struck hard for a whopping $145,956 first thing in the morning, handing a strikingly handsome jackpot to our lucky guest. Thunder Strike Jackpot has reset at $50,000 and starts inching upwards again.
Thunder Strike Winner: on Monday, August 10, 2015
- another Game King machine gave up the big strike about 10AM for our lucky guest. Thunder Strike Jackpot automatically resets at $50,000 and starts inching upwards, but has to hit by $150,000.
Thunder Strike Winner: on Thursday, July 9, 2015
- the Game King quarter machine did more than pay out for poker or keno - it caught thunder to the tune of $116,359 about 9PM for our lucky guest. The progressive, casino-wide promotion resets and keeps going for someone else!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Sunday, June 14, 2015
- Juan from San Leandro won $54,615 on the Triple Double Red Hot 7's nickel slot, near Mingle Bar. He'd been playing for about an hour when Thunder struck fast for a 2nd time this weekend. That's the way it works at Thunder Valley - anyone, anytime!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Friday, June 12, 2015 - Our lucky guest won $93,719 on the Super Red Phoenix penny slot. It was the 10th Thunder Strike of 2015, tallying more than $1.1 million in jackpots. Lucky moolah, indeed!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Sunday, May 31, 2015
- Donna from Cameron Park won $116,404 on the WMS Invaders from the Planet Moolah penny slot - she had played for nearly 5 hours when thunder struck loudly. Donna, a programmer, loves winning at Thunder Valley, along with the comps she earns. Lucky moolah, indeed!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Tuesday, May 12, 2015
- Thunder Strike Jackpot roared out loud quickly, this time hitting for $84,242 on a 50 Lion penny slot machine. For some lucky Thunder Rewards guest, it's nice to be King of the Jungle!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Saturday, May 2, 2015
- Strike up the band for this Thunder Strike Jackpot winner who collected to the tune of $76,333 on a slot machine near High Limits. That's music to our ears, and a lot of brass!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Saturday, April 25, 2015
- Congratulations to our lucky guest Edwin who was playing the Double 3X4X5X Pay quarter slot machine near Mingle. A Thunder Strike jackpot of $113,450 paid out to make it a winning weekend - and more - for Edwin!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Monday, April 6, 2015
- Our lucky guest was playing the Triple Double Red Hot 7 slot near Thunder Bar when the reels started smokin'! A Thunder Strike jackpot of $102,239 paid out, a fine start to the week!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Friday, March 13, 2015
- Our lucky guest was playing the Black Orchid penny slot when a thunderous bloom took hold and rang up a Thunder Strike jackpot of $105,745. Now that's a lucky streak!
Thunder Strike Winner: on Wednesday, February 25, 2015
- more six-figure thunder hit in the amount of $119,865 for our lucky player! The machine was a Video Poker game, lit up in the middle of the afternoon.
Thunder Strike Winner: Vincent of Auburn, on February 5, 2015
- Thunder struck for Vincent while he played a Game King machine at the Thunder Bar, pouring out a $97,541 jackpot. He'll make some household repairs and make a toast to his good fortune at Thunder Valley!
Thunder Strike Winner: on January 21, 2015
- Our Thunder Rewards cardholding guest was playing the Wild Stampede penny slot machine when thunder struck for $139,055. That'll buy a lot of cattle - lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: on December 26, 2014
- Our Thunder Rewards guest from Folsom was playing the $1 Game King machine when thunder struck for $100,122. Nothing like a six-figure payout for an after-Christmas gift ... lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: on December 9, 2014
- Our lucky Thunder Rewards guest was playing the 5 Bats penny slot machine when thunder struck for $134,266. Like an early gift in this holiday season ...lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: on November 13, 2014
- Our lucky Thunder Rewards guest was playing the Double Double Bonus Poker machine in the middle of the lunch hour when thunder struck for $88,397. That's better than a burger, eh?! Lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: on November 1, 2014
- Our lucky President-level Thunder Rewards guest had a strikingly thunderous day at Thunder Valley when a $87,913 jackpot struck suddenly on his Winning Wolf penny slot machine. That's a howlingly good fortune!
Thunder Strike Winner: on October 19, 2014
- Isabelle struck fast for cash while playing a Game King 25-cent video keno game. She took home $75,712 in thunderous fashion, and says it'll take some time to figure out what to do with her sudden fortune. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: on October 11, 2014
- Michelle was thunder struck on a Saturday while playing the Sphinx 3D penny slot machine. She won $97,738 and is planning to go on a vacation to Alaska.
Thunder Strike Winner: on September 27, 2014
-Thunder struck for a lucky guest on a Saturday while playing the Blazing 7's Scatter Slot. Our guest won $130,095, the 9th highest amount in the past 22 months of the Thunder Strike Jackpot promotion.
Thunder Strike Winner: Schnelle of San Pablo, on September 1, 2014
-Thunder struck Schnelle on Labor Day morning, 10 minutes after she started playing. Our Preferred Thunder Rewards guest won $119,420 on the Giants Gold colossal reels penny slot. She'll use her winnings to help with her grandson's college expenses. She loves Thunder Valley's large choice of slots to play!
Thunder Strike Winner: Billy of Incline Village, NV, on August 11, 2014
- Billy had only played for 15 minutes when her Game King Ultimate Poker machine thundered to the winning tune of $117,521! She'll take her family on a nice trip, as well as enjoy Thunder Valley's Spa and High Steaks Steakhouse. That's livin' loud, Billy!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky winner on July 21, 2014
- What a way to start the week, like an NBA player's dream - our Guest won for $88,087 in the morning playing a Triple Double Five Times Pay
$1 machine. That's a slam dunk, for sure!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky winner on July 9, 2014
- Thunder struck loudly for one lucky Guest playing the 50 Dragons penny slot. In a fire-breathing frenzy at nearly 3AM, the machine struck for $125,208. That's a nice down payment on a castle!
Thunder Strike Winner: Choua of Sacramento, on June 16, 2014
- The Diamonds of Athens penny slot was the jewel of the night for Choua, striking for $98,893 after about 20 minutes of play. Choua's making plans for a summer vacation - lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: Boonhome of Antelope, on June 1, 2014- Our President-level player Boonhome got struck for $108,540 while playing the 100 Pandas penny slot. Why play at Thunder Valley? "Because I love it here!" she says. Thundering applause for you, Boonhome!
Thunder Strike Winner on May 15, 2014
- Our lucky guest won $62,877 playing the nickel Game King slot. Yep, that's a lotta nickels!
Thunder Strike Winner: Barbara, on May 10, 2014
- Our Rocklin entrepreneur was playing the Blazing 7's Super Scatter dollar slot when thunder took over, hitting for $90,340. Have fun at Disney World, Barbara!
Thunder Strike Winner: A Lucky Guest, on April 28, 2014
- Good things come in three's, and the third Thunder Strike Jackpot in April hit for $66,829 on a $1 Diamond Jackpot slot - a true gem of a win!
Thunder Strike Winner: A Lucky Guest, on April 23, 2014
- Just two days later, Luck was a Lady again as thunder struck the Giant Panda penny slot for $56,958.That'll buy a lot of bamboo!
Thunder Strike Winner: Nancy of Rocklin, on April 21, 2014
- The Game King pays off again, as Nancy takes home $146,394. She plans to take a vacation and put some of her newfound winnings into savings. Think of us when you're on the French Riviera, Nancy!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest on March 22, 2014
- Congratulations to our Guest who won big while playing the Triple Stars 3-reel slot. She picked up $119,641 just like that. Thunderingly awesome!
Thunder Strike Winner: Fadi on February 28, 2014
- Congratulations to our Roseville Guest Fadi, who was playing the Pride and Prey penny slot when thunder struck - for the fourth time this month! Fadi picked up $59,563 with the utterly random jackpot. An amazing streak!
Thunder Strike Winner: Idarene on February 26, 2014
- Playing poker on the Game King machine, Idarene got the thrill of her life at six o'clock in the morning when thunder struck for a $54,463 jackpot. The Colusa resident loves playing here!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest on February 24, 2014
- Our lady Guest won $76,143 on a Game King poker machine.Also as a result, two other Guests playing on the same bank of machines won $50 each - that's thoroughly thunderous!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest on February 15, 2014
- Our "anony miss" won $117,187 on a White Orchid penny slot machine.Lucky her, indeed, and a Happy Valentine surprise!
Thunder Strike Winner: Tracy of Auburn on January 25, 2014
- Tracy won $138,312 on a two-cent Quick Hit slot! Her newfound nestegg will go towards her upcoming wedding and European honeymoon. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: Charmaine of Sacramento on December 27, 2013
- Charmaine thought she broke the machine when it stopped working; instead, she broke the bank with a $76,005 sudden jackpot. She's planning a nice vacation now - lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: David of Sunnyvale on December 18, 2013
- David took home the most thunderous payoff yet with a staggering $148,922 won on a Five Play Super Bonus Poker machine. He's gonna have some fun with his winnings - indeed you shall, sir!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest on November 14, 2013
- Our Guest from Rocklin won $94,408 playing the 2-cent Money Wheel slot. That's like rolling into Victory Lane to take the checkered flag - lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: Denita on October 30, 2013
- Danita gets a jackpot treat as thunder strikes for second time this week. She won $58,010 on a White Star $1 slot, after just 5 minutes of playing - lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: Maria on October 27, 2013
- Thunder struck for Maria of Sacramento, who won $132,901 playing the Buffalo penny slot. She had played about an hour when suddenly the machine lit up and froze on the winning line. She plans to buy a house with her thunderous jackpot!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest on September 29, 2013
- In a great way to end the weekend, our Guest drew thunder to the tune of $123,159 playing the Ultimate Poker $0.50 slot machine. Lucky him, indeed!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest from Antelope on September 4, 2013
- Thunder Strike is on fire, hitting 3 times in less than a week! This time it was a $65,290 jackpot on a $1 Blazing 7s Quick Hit slot machine. Huzzahs to our local winner. Lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest on August 30, 2013
- Our player started the Labor Day weekend right, winning a $79,467 jackpot on a .50 Ultimate X Poker machine. Then another lucky guest won $52,891 with our Thunder Strike Jackpot on Saturday morning, August 31!
Thunder Strike Winner: Karen, on August 20, 2013
- Our lucky guest won while playing the Triple Double Red, White and Blue $1 slot. That’s six figures worth of fun and excitement!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest from Pinole, CA, July 28, 2013
- This time Thunder Strike hit on our Plant vs. Zombies penny slot machine for Timothy. Lucky him! He'll be taking home $71,869.
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest from Vallejo, July 20, 2013
- Rumbling near its maximum, thunder finally struck at $141,799 for this lucky lady while she played a Four Times Diamond $1 slot. We wish our Gold-level Thunder Club player the best!
Thunder Strike Winner: James from Auburn, June 22, 2013
- Congratulations to James, who won $96,303 while playing a Rome & Egypt penny slot . He's never been so excited to have won like this on a penny machine. Lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: Sherry from Citrus Heights, June 8, 2013
- Congratulations to Sherry, who won $68,444 while playing a Buffalo penny slot machine. It hit like a bolt of lightning - lucky her, and the thunder strikes on!
Thunder Strike Winner: Bernadette from Roseville, CA, June 2, 2013
- Congratulations to Bernadette who won $91,649 while playing on a $1 Black Widow slot. One of our President-level players, she plans to put her winnings in the bank. Thunderous applause for you, Bernadette!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest from Fair Oaks, CA, May 21, 2013
- Congratulations to our lucky guest who struck thunder while playing on a $0.25 Game King Video Poker machine. One of our President-level players, he won $121,442. Lucky him!
Thunder Strike Winner: Rosa from San Jose, CA, April 27, 2013
- Rosa, one of our Platinum-level players, was visiting with a friend and won $111,913 while playing on a $0.01 Safari slot machine! She'll splurge for a new car with her winnings. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: Lucky Guest from Rocklin, CA, April 8, 2013
- Congratulations to our lucky 7th Thunder Strike winner - a Platinum Thunder Club member, too. She raked in $100,955 while playing quarters on a Game King. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: William from Fair Oaks, CA, March 21, 2013
- Congratulations to William, who caught thunder with a $122,161 jackpot on a $.25 Game King Keno slot. Four other players won $50 each just for playing on the same bank of slots as William. Lucky them!
Thunder Strike Winner: Rick from Sacramento, CA, Feb. 27, 2013
- Rick was thunderstruck after playing just $20 on the Triple Double Red Hot 7's Nickel Slot. A Platinum-level Thunder Club cardholder, he'll pay off bills and bank the rest. Way to go, Rick!
Thunder Strike Winner: Linda from El Dorado, CA, Feb. 17, 2013
- Linda the land of gold, and on Feb. 17 she found more of it when, while playing the Wicked Winnings II penny slot, the bells sounded. A Platinum Thunder Club card member, she won a $132,180 payout. Lucky her!
Thunder Strike Winner: Carol from Rocklin, CA, Jan. 21, 2013
- Carol struck for some thunder cash to the tune of $134,272. She won on a 3X Poker slot machine. Three nearby players on the same bank of machines as Carol each won $50 in Free Slot Play, thanks to our Celebration Bonus.
Thunder Strike Winner: Raul from Woodland, CA, Dec. 26, 2012
- Thunder struck for Raul, who was playing the “Wicked Winnings II” penny slot, and struck it rich a few minutes later. A Gold-level Thunder Club player, Raul says he’ll use his winnings to take care of his family.
Thunder Strike Winner: Brian from Sacramento, CA, Nov. 25, 2012
- Brian lit up the casino when he became our first Thunder Strike Jackpot Winner, less than a week after this casino-wide progressive began. He turned his penny slot play into a $77,569 payoff on an Aladdin machine. Way to win, Brian!