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$905K jackpot making local slots player sing

Updated February 4, 2021 - 7:13 am

Ellis Island, famed for its karaoke experience, certainly made one slots player sing up a storm Tuesday.

David Frys, a longtime patron of the off-Strip casino, won $905,754.63 while playing the Buffalo Grand slot machine, according to a casino news release.

“I’ve been playing at Ellis Island for years now and am absolutely in shock with this win,” Frys said. “It’s not every Tuesday that you walk into your favorite local spot and leave with almost $1 million.”

The last time Ellis Island saw a win this large was in 2017, when a player hit the $747K jackpot on another Buffalo Grand machine, according to casino marketing director Christina Ellis.

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

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