$3M slot machine slot jackpot won in Tunica

The Associated Press

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — A Southaven man has won a $3 million jackpot at the Fitz Casino & Hotel in Tunica.

The man, identified in a news release as Christopher B., was playing a $5 statewide progressive Wheel of Fortune slot machine Sunday when he won.

The jackpot was the third on a Wheel of Fortune machine this month in Mississippi.

On July 2, Charles Rhodes of Woodville, Ala., won $1.5 million on the penny Wheel of Fortune at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi.

On July 19, Aaron K. of Baton Rouge, La. won $2.1 million on a 50-cent Wheel of Fortune at Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi.

The largest Progressive Jackpot win in the state was a $14 million Wheel of Fortune jackpot won by a Biloxi man at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi.

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