Jackpot, baby! Fresno St. standout Rivers wins $500k at Vegas casino

Ronnie Rivers went from scoring touchdowns in Los Angeles to hitting jackpots in Las Vegas.

One year since Ronnie Rivers sliced and diced defenses for the Fresno State Bulldogs, the now-Los Angeles Rams running back is making waves in Las Vegas.

The rusher made a splash during his visit to Sin City over the weekend, per a release from Caesar’s Palace.


Driving the news: Rivers was visiting the desert oasis to celebrate his mother’s birthday while off from his first NFL season.

  • Per reports, Rivers was playing Three Card Poker at Caesar’s Palace and scored a mega jackpot, netting him $514,837.
  • His jackpot was just $190,163 shy of his gross earnings from the Rams for the 2022 NFL season, per contract tracker Spotrac.

What they’re saying: Rivers told FOX 5 in Las Vegas he planned on using the winnings to buy a house.

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