Man Wins $7.2 Million Playing Slot Machine in Memory of Friend Whose Funeral He Just Attended

Man Wins $7.2 Million Playing Slot Machine in Memory of Friend Whose Funeral He Just Attended

February 21, 2013 Updated Feb 21, 2013 at 12:35 PM CDT

According to a news release from Palace Casino Resort in Biloxi, Miss., a Michigan man playing a slot machine Feb. 15 in memory of a friend whose funeral he attended earlier in the day hit a massive jackpot, winning more than $7.2 million.

According to the news release from Palace Casino Resort:

The man, who typically plays craps, felt compelled to try his luck on the penny slot machine in memory of a friend whose funeral he attended earlier in the day. The man stated his friend enjoyed playing penny slots at the Palace, so he chose to visit the casino and play penny slots.

When asked what his first thought was after realizing he had won over $7 million dollars, the man said he felt his friend was watching over him and had blessed him with the big win.

Read the entire news release from The Palace Casino Resort HERE.

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