Chicago man hits huge jackpot on Hard Rock Casino slot machine

A Chicago man, who has declined to be publicly identified, played $2.50 in a progressive penny slot Sunday at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana and won an astounding $293,791.80 on a single spin. Content Exchange

GARY — A 10-times or 100-times slot machine win would send most Northwest Indiana casino patrons home whistling a happy tune.

But a Chicago man making his first visit to the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana likely still is screaming for joy at the top his lungs after hitting the biggest slot jackpot since the Gary casino opened May 14.

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