May 10, 2005 — Most people don't win $1 million in their lifetimes. You're about to meet a woman who has hit $1 million slot machine jackpots twice, on the same slot machine.
The song goes: "Luck; be a lady tonight!" Luck sure seems to have followed one lady from Boulder City, Nevada.
Jo Ann Argyris pulled off what many gambling experts say is a trillion-to-one shot. She hit a million dollar jackpot, twice, on the same slot machine.
Argyris won a million dollar jackpot on a slot machine here Boulder Pass earlier this week. She did the same thing on the same machine, less than a year ago.
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Jo Ann Argyris/jackpot winner: "I don't play to win. I play to have fun."
For comparison, the odds of being stuck by falling debris from outer space are 1 in 5 billion. That means you are 200 times more likely to be hit by something from the final frontier than to win $1 million twice on the same slot machine.
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Once is pretty damn miraculous but twice? I'd be playing the lottery.