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.

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