Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino regular wins $1.5M jackpot on Christmas Day

Jackpot winner at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino (Photo: Lucky Eagle Casino website)

SAN ANTONIO - A casino regular at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino hit it big on Christmas day when they won a $1.5 million jackpot on the Bally's Million Degree progressive machine.

The lucky winner did not want to be identified, but casino officials described the person as a resident of Eagle Pass and a regular at the hotel and casino.

“We’d like to congratulate our winner on the big jackpot! Winning is always fun. Winning over $1.5 million on Christmas takes it to another level. We couldn’t be more excited the winner is a local resident as well!” says Scott Eldredge, KLECH General Manager.

One commenter on the casino's Facebook page said they were there when it happened and described the winner as "very emotional."

On Valentine's Day, a San Antonio woman named "Mary" won $1.2 million at the casino while playing on a penny machine.

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