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Vegas tourist hits $1M jackpot on Strip

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Mar 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-23 12:24:26-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Las Vegas tourist became an instant millionaire after winning a jackpot while in town for March Madness.

Kenneth Snoots, a Maryland resident, hit a royal flush while playing Mississippi Stud on Thursday at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip.

The jackpot was worth $1,094,138.95, according to a company news release.

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Caesars Entertainment said it has introduced more ways for players to cash in on these types of jackpots with linked table games.

In the last nine months, the gaming giant reported six table game jackpots exceeding $1 million.