Michigan man wins $7.2M jackpot in Mississippi
- Associated Press
- February 19, 2013 - 1:09 PM
BILOXI, Miss. - A Michigan man who went to Mississippi for a friend's funeral stopped by a casino and won a $7.2 million jackpot from a penny-slot machine.
Casino officials tell the Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/Ut0oq4 ) that Tyler Morris of Montague, Mich., won the jackpot Friday after attending the memorial service.
His treasure came from "The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship" penny-slot machine, manufactured by WMS Gaming.
The slot machine's progressive jackpot resets at $200,000.
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