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Couple wins $2.4 million from
fabled Las Vegas slot machine

Los Angeles Times, by Matt Hansen

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Posted By:MissMolly, 8/24/2014 5:18:11 AM

A New Hampshire couple won a $2.4-million jackpot at a vaunted Las Vegas slot machine, ending a 20-year run in which many contestants tried and failed to coax a giant payout from the recalcitrant machine. Walter and Linda Misco of Chester, N.H., played for five minutes Friday night before inserting a $100 bill into the "Lion´s Share" slot machine at the MGM Grand and hitting the jackpot. The game, which is the last progressive slot machine left on the casino´s floor, had tempted players since the 1990s with its ever-increasing jackpot. The casino said it was the most popular slot

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/24/2014 8:14:07 AM     (No. 9978547)

Casino commercial, masquerading as news......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/24/2014 1:56:16 PM     (No. 9979023)

$100 a play? And it was the most popular popular slot machine in the casino? Some people have more money than brains. I´m sure it collected way more than it paid out. The irony is, at $100 a play, they likely didn´t need the cash.

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