He drove from Michigan to Biloxi for a friend’s funeral, then felt obligated to play penny slots in honor of his friend instead of his normal table game.
So, of course, he hits the jackpot — worth $7.2 million.
Tyler Morris of Montague, Mich., won the jackpot Friday night between 10 and 10:30 with a $3.50 wager on a Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship progressive slot machine at the Palace Casino.
For more details, read the Sun Herald story.
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