Live Oak res­i­dent wins big at casino

Seven oth­ers have nabbed jack­pots of more than $1 mil­lion

San Antonio Express-News (Sunday) - - Metro - By Liz Teitz STAFF WRITER LTeitz@ex­ | @LizTeitz

A Live Oak res­i­dent is nearly $1.5 mil­lion richer this week­end af­ter hit­ting the jack­pot at Kick­apoo Lucky Ea­gle Casino.

The win­ner, whose name has not been re­leased, was play­ing on a Michael Jack­son Ma­chine at the casino in Ea­gle Pass.

The win­ner “hit the jack­pot of $1,493,619.22,” around 1:30 a.m. Satur­day af­ter about an hour of play­ing, the casino said in a press re­lease.

“There is noth­ing like the ex­cite­ment when some­one strikes it big here,” As­sis­tant Gen­eral Man­ager Lorenzo Suke said.

The win­ner has played at the casino for six years, and is a mem­ber of the Play­ers Club, ac­cord­ing to the re­lease.

Seven oth­ers have won more than a mil­lion at Kick­apoo Lucky Ea­gle Casino since 2011, ac­cord­ing to the casino’s web­site. In April 2018, a Ker­rville res­i­dent won al­most $1.1 mil­lion on the AGS Gold Bul­lion ma­chine, and in De­cem­ber 2017, an Ea­gle Pass lo­cal won more than $1.5 mil­lion on the Bally’s Mil­lion De­grees Pro­gres­sive ma­chine.

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