A Southern Tier casino has a new addition to its “Jackpot Hall of Fame.”

A little bit of skill and a lot of luck is paying off for someone at the “Mississippi Stud” poker tables at Tioga Downs.

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

The casino in Nichols has announced a man placing a one dollar progressive side bet on top of his regular wager on a hand of Royal Flush of Spade won a total of $137,171.54 in addition to the initial bet.

Tioga Downs says it “is always excited when someone beats the odds and wins a “Mega Jackpot.”

The casino and resort in Tioga County says this is one of the largest winnings for a patron in “quite a while.”

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