The Daily Populous

Monday February 7th, 2022 day edition

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(CNN) A tourist in Las Vegas hit the jackpot on a slot machine last month, but he was never informed due to a malfunction in the machine, according to gaming officials.

Now after an exhaustive search, the Nevada Gaming Control Board says they have identified the winner of the nearly $230,000 prize.

On January 8, a man, later identified by officials as Robert Taylor, played a slot machine at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino.

Due to a communications error, according to gaming officials, the slot machine malfunctioned and didn't notify Taylor or casino personnel that he was a winner.

By the time the error was noticed, casino personnel were unable to identify the man, who was from out of state.

The gaming board took on an exhaustive search to make sure the man would be awarded his prize.

Gaming officials said that he will return to Vegas to collect his overdue prize. »

Gaming board tracks down Las Vegas $229,000 jackpot winner after slot machine malfunction

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The winner of a Las Vegas slot machine jackpot didn’t know he won more than $229,000 because of a “communications error” in the machine, the Nevada Gaming Control Board said.

Robert Taylor of Arizona won the jackpot Jan. 8 at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

However, because of the error, a malfunction occurred "that prevented Mr. Taylor and casino personnel from realizing that a progressive jackpot had been won," the gaming board said in a statement. »

Olympic diplomacy blitz nets Argentina for China's Belt and Road

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Beijing (AFP) – China welcomed Argentina into its global Belt and Road Initiative Sunday as President Xi Jinping capped a weekend of frenetic diplomatic activity on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics.

Xi has not left his country since the coronavirus first emerged in the city of Wuhan, with China now the only major economy still pursuing a strict zero-Covid strategy.

On Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV reported that China and Argentina have inked an agreement on "jointly promoting the construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road", marking Argentina's entry into the initiative. »

It looks like the Batman Arkham games could be coming to Switch

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WTT previously listed the Switch port of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt before its announcement, potentially lending legitimacy to the Batman listing.

Arkham Collection was released for other consoles and PC in 2018 and includes Rocksteady’s three Arkham games Arkham Asylum, Arkham City and Arkham Knight.

Arkham City, which appeared on Wii U, was the only Rocksteady Batman title to release for a Nintendo console. »