Man In Town For A Funeral Wins $7.2 Million Jackpot

BILOXI (February 19, 2013)--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 said Tyler Morris of Montague, Mich., won the jackpot Friday from "The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship" penny-slot machine, manufactured by WMS Gaming after attending the memorial service.

The slot machine's progressive jackpot resets at $200,000.


KWTX-TV News 10 6700 American Plaza Waco, Texas 76712 (254) 776-1330 Fax (254) 751-1088
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 191907681 - kwtx.com/a?a=191907681