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July 17, 2019

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Ohio man dealt $1 million hand at the Venetian

Casino Exteriors

Steve Marcus

An exterior view of the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip Dec. 26, 2017.

Another lucky player has hit Millionaire Progressive pay dirt.

Sean Barry, a visitor from Ohio, was playing Three Card Poker on Friday at the Venetian when he was dealt a club royal flush to trigger a Millionaire Progressive jackpot of just over $1 million, according to a news release.

“The Millionaire Progressive has paid out more than $5 million this year,” Lance Gautreaux, U.S. chief casino officer for Las Vegas Sands Corp., said in the release. “That’s five millionaires, each made from a $5 side bet. A huge congratulations goes out to all of our winners so far.”

Earlier this month, an anonymous player at the Palazzo was dealt a diamond royal flush to win the Millionaire Progressive jackpot.

To be eligible for the Millionaire Progressive, which was introduced last year, a player has to make a $5 side bet. To win, they must be dealt a natural royal flush.