Updated: Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013, 1:11 PM CST
Published : Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013, 1:11 PM CST
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Michigan man who went to Mississippi for a friend's funeral stopped by a casino and won a $7.2 million jackpot from a penny-slot machine.
Casino officials tell the Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/Ut0oq4 ) that Tyler Morris of Montague, Mich., won the jackpot Friday after attending the memorial service.
His treasure came from "The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship" penny-slot machine, manufactured by WMS Gaming.
The slot machine's progressive jackpot resets at $200,000.