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79-Year Old Hits $1.8 Million Slot Jackpot

12 August 2002

CALIFORNIA – As reported by the (Southern California) Press-Enterprise: "A 79-year-old regular gambler struck it rich with a $1.8 million jackpot win at the Trump 29 Casino near Coachella.

"Gloria Lewis of Salton Sea Beach was playing her favorite Wheel of Fortune nickels slot machine Aug. 3 when she won the jackpot, the casino announced this week.

"…According to a casino statement, Lewis plans to share her winnings with her family and use it to pay off a home loan, buy a new car and take a vacation to visit family.

"…She said she plans to continue working at a bar and convenience store, Camp Run-A-Muck, in Salton Sea Beach…"

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