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East Texas man hits $1 million jackpot

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Bruce W. in front of the million dollar machine (Courtesy of Eldorado Resort-Casino) Bruce W. in front of the million dollar machine (Courtesy of Eldorado Resort-Casino)
PANOLA COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas man is $1 million richer after hitting the jackpot at a Shreveport casino.

The Eldorado Resort-Casino told KLTV that a man only identified as Bruce W. of Gary won $1,034,027 while playing the Wheel of Fortune slot machine Saturday.

Bruce is the fifth guest to win a major jackpot playing the Wheel of Fortune machine since 2007. Roberto M. of Premont, Texas won $1.29 million on the same slot machine in April 2008.

Gary is located in Panola County about ten miles southwest of Carthage.

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