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Texas visitor scores $1.3M poker hand win at Nevada casino

Sometimes your friends have good advice.

The friends of Dorothy Boone of Temple, Texas, advised her to take a family trip to Lake Tahoe. She chose wisely.

Boone hit a Three Card Poker progressive jackpot Monday night at Harveys Lake Tahoe to win a jackpot of $1,340,518.

According to Caesars Entertainment spokesperson Chelsea Ryder, Boone had been playing for about an hour when she hit a royal flush in spades. It was a first time Lake Tahoe visit for Boone and her husband, which almost didn’t happen as their group originally had planned to visit Laughlin.

Boone said she is looking forward to using the money to buy a new house and take her grandchildren to Disney World or Disneyland.

Winners across the Las Vegas Valley

At Flamingo, Lana Grebby of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, hit a Blazing 7s blackjack jackpot for $81,851.

At Fremont, a $1.76 bet turned into $31,674.50 on an Abundant Fortune slot machine.

At Treasure Island, Neil J. collected $12,500 on a Crazy Money Deluxe VIP slots machine.

At California Hotel, Shannon celebrated winning her $10,000 jackpot on Cash Machine.

Binion’s celebrated jackpots on Triple Stars and video poker.

At Four Queens, a visitor from Norway turned a $2.40 Buffalo Gold play into $4,502.60.

Contact Tony Garcia at tgarcia@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0307. Follow @TonyGLVNews on Twitter.

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