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New Jersey man turns $5 bet into $1 million on one hand of poker

Posted at 11:00 AM, Dec 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-24 13:00:37-05

LAKEWOOD, NJ — A New Jersey man turned a $5 bet into $1 million with just one hand of poker, a casino said Sunday.

A man identified by the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa as “Harold M.” won after betting only $5 on three-card poker.

The casino said Harold hit a six-card royal straight flush, his first time betting at that location. said that the odds of hitting the six-card Bonus Royal Flush are 1 in 20,348,320, according to the casino.