Woman hits million-dollar jackpot at casino while husband snooze - KCTV5

Woman hits million-dollar jackpot at casino while husband snoozes

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Rhonda Alvarez smiles ear-to-ear while holding up the big check indicating she won $1.25 million. Rhonda Alvarez smiles ear-to-ear while holding up the big check indicating she won $1.25 million.
LAKE CHARLES, LA (WAFB) -

A Texas woman visiting a Louisiana casino became an instant millionaire when she kept playing the slots after her husband decided to go to bed.

L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles said Rhonda Alvarez of Dickinson, TX won more than $1.2 million Saturday morning.

The casino said her husband hit a $13,000 jackpot recently and was still feeling pretty good about that win, so he decided to get some shut-eye.

Rhonda, on the other hand, continued pulling levers and actually tried several machines before finding the "Wheel of Fortune" progressive slot machine.

L'Auberge said she claimed to have a "good feeling" about it and predicted it was "going to hit."

Her prediction came true and about 30 minutes after sitting down at that game she hit big.

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