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jackpot

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒækpɑːt; ˈdʒækpɒt/

Translation of jackpot in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in bingo, lottery, poker) bote (masculine), pozo (masculine) to hit the jackpot (do very well) hacer* su ( or mi etc) agosto, sacarse* la lotería (win highest prize) sacarse* la lotería or [colloquial/familiar] el gordo
    Example sentences
    • Colorful and inviting, this fantastic site offers a selection of fifty of the most popular casino games including ten progressive jackpots with a current value in excess of $530,000.
    • There are wonderful cash prizes and two jackpots on offer.
    • There are generous jackpots, wonderful cash prizes and a wonderful atmosphere for all lovers of the numbers game to enjoy.

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