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Card player turns $1 into $110K at Las Vegas casino

A $1 bonus bet turned into a six-figure connection for one visitor to Las Vegas.

A Los Angeles resident won $110,000 when she hit a progressive jackpot on a pai gow poker table at Sam’s Town.

The player drew a seven-card straight flush around 7 p.m. Saturday. In pai gow poker, the joker is a wild card that can be used as an ace or complete a straight or flush.

This is the second major win in the past two months at Sam’s Town. Local resident Christiene H. hit for $221,463.46 on the 25-cent Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars machine on May 25.

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

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