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2 Slot Machine Players Hit Big Jackpots

16 August 2000

MILWAUKEE-- Aug. 16, 2000 – As reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "A 23-year-old Green Bay housekeeping supervisor and a 64-year-old Chilton dairy farmer are contemplating different futures this week after winning big jackpots at Oneida Bingo & Casino.

"Jill Jordan won $1,033,681 playing the Wheel of Fortune slot machine Sunday afternoon. A little more than four hours later, bells rang and lights flashed again as Don Karls won $289,624 on the Wheel of Gold slot machine.

"…Jordan says she plans to quit her job at Country Inn Suites and become a full-time mom to her 4-year-old daughter

"…Karls said he was planning to sell his cows and retire this fall but will now seek to do so immediately.

"…Sunday's big jackpots are the eighth and ninth won this year at the casino, run by the Oneida Nation.

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