Tourist Wins Record Pokie Jackpot - Thursday 12th of May 2005

"A German tourist has more than paid for his Australian holiday after winning a record $900,000 (US$685,653) poker machine jackpot at the Gold Coast's Jupiters Casino.

"The middle-aged punter had been playing the pokies for only about an hour earlier this week when he struck it rich. "…The win was the biggest in Jupiters' 20-year history, although a Golden Dollars punter at the sister Treasury Casino in Brisbane pocketed $900,000 in February last year…"

Australia Courier-Mail

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