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Player wins $240K pai gow jackpot at North Las Vegas casino

When the stars align, magic can happen. It’s not so bad when the cards also align.

While playing Emperor’s Challenge Pai Gow Poker on Dec. 14 at Aliante Hotel, Barbara was dealt a seven-card straight flush, collecting a progressive jackpot of $242,173 on the Galaxy Gaming table.

In pai gow poker, the joker can be used as an ace or to complete a straight and/or flush.

Across the Las Vegas Valley

The Golden Nugget celebrated two $20,000 payouts on two different methods.

At The Orleans, one player on a 25-cent Triple Play Poker machine was dealt a royal flush, good for a $18,571 payout.

At The Cannery, a player on the penny Dragon Link machine hit a progressive $11,127.51 jackpot.

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

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