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Georgia woman wins one of the biggest jackpots at a Coast casino in years

Joan Lee of Fayetteville, Georgia, won $200,000 at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D'Iberville Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
Joan Lee of Fayetteville, Georgia, won $200,000 at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D'Iberville Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

A Georgia woman who said she comes to South Mississippi each year will return home a lot richer.

Joan Lee of Fayetteville, Georgia, won $200,000 at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D'Iberville on Wednesday. She was playing a $100 Double Double Gold Machine in the Pearl Cove High Limit Salon.

It's one of the biggest jackpots at a Mississippi Coast casino in years.

“I come down here once a year with my husband and our usual bus group,” Lee said in a press release.

Scarlet Pearl said in a press release announcing the jackpot that it offers customers the newest in game technology along with old favorites.

“It thrills us to see our players win big . . .,” said Amanda Totaro, vice president of marketing.

The winnings are subject to tax.

Mary Perez: 228-896-2354, @MaryPerezSH

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