BILOXI -- This time, the winner of a half-million dollar jackpot at IP Casino Report resort is local.
Hoang N., no last name given, of Pascagoula, hit a $530,896.50 jackpot shortly before 8 p.m. Friday.
He is a frequent guest at IP Casino and was playing for 13 minutes when he won the jackpot on "The Walking Dead" progressive penny slot machine. The win came on a bonus round, said Emily Burke, public relations manager for IP Casino.
The St. Patrick's weekend win continues a lucky streak of six jackpots won in eight months at IP Casino:
- In February, Lance T. of Georgia won a $616,118 jackpot playing Willy Wonka slot machine.
- In October, Evelyn H. of Milton, Fla., won a $1,519,819 jackpot on Wheel of Fortune.
- In October, JJ A. hit a $568,130 jackpot on the Walking Dead slot machine.
- In September, Lynn L. of Roanoke, Ark., hit a $319,651 jackpot on Lord of the Rings progressive.
- In August, Terry C. of Baton Rouge, La., won $273,000 on a Wheel of Fortune progressive penny slot.