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Funeral Leads to Big Casino Win

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(Biloxi, MS) A Michigan man won a big jackpot at a Mississippi casino.

Tyler Morris was in the Biloxi area to attend the funeral of a friend.

After the service, Morris headed to his friend’s favorite casino and played his friend’s favorite penny slot machine.

It paid off big.

Morris hit the Lord of the Rings progressive slot for $7.2 million at the Palace casino.

He was betting $3.50 a spin.

Morris says he felt like his friend was watching over him.