Largest-ever prize in 52-year history
FARMINGTON, N.Y. _ An Irondequoit man has won $1 million in the “Million Dollar Mission”, a new promotion at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. The prize is the largest payout – wager, promotion or jackpot – in the 52-year history of the facility.
Matching all eight digits of an eight-digit code, William Price was able to crack the code in the “Million Dollar Mission” game to win. A single digit was revealed in the code on May 11.  The winning code was 75682493, which according the Price had no significance to him. The $1 million is being paid out in a 20-year annuity.
“This was the first time that I had played the game,” stated Price. “Someone asked me how to play, and I just typed in random numbers. I thought I had won $1,000, and then a representative from Finger Lakes said it was $1 million.”
Price was with his wife Karen on Saturday, May 24 when he won the prize. The couple is planning to pay off some bills, invest some of the money for retirement, and relax.
The promotion began May 6 and continues through June 27. Another $1 million prize is now available. Two digits in the code have been revealed which are 0 and 7. Additional digits that are in the code will be revealed on June 8 and 22.  Players Club members can play by earning 15 base points playing any gaming machine using their Player Extras Card. Additional instant prizes such as free play, t-shirts, NY Lottery Scratch-Offs, and more are also available to be won.

“We were very excited to bring this dynamic new promotion to Finger Lakes this spring, and there’s nothing better than to see someone win a life-changing prize,” said Chris Riegle, President and General Manager of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack. “Our staff celebrates our winners every day, but this is very special and we hope to do it again before the summer. Congratulations to William.”
Finger Lakes is also home to the largest video gaming machine jackpot in NY history of nearly $511,000 won by a Rochester woman in November 2012. 
About Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack: In operation since 1962, the facility added gaming to its offering in 2004 and expanded again in 2013 by adding 33,000 square feet with a $12 million expansion. Nearly two million visitors annually now visit the facility highlighted by over 1,500 gaming machines, the 448-seat Vineyard Buffet, Wolfgang Puck Express, Remedy Bar & Lounge, as well as live and simulcast thoroughbred racing. Gaming doors open at 8 a.m. and racing doors open at 11:30 a.m. daily. For more information, visit
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