A Georgia woman is South Mississippi's latest jackpot winner, hitting for $528,047.23 at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi.
Sarah Minix of Grantville, Ga., was playing the Game of Thrones progressive Monday at 2:07 a.m. when she hit the jackpot. She was playing a penny progressive slot machine.
In the last seven months, she is the second person to win a jackpot at the Beau Rivage and the second person from Georgia to go home a big winner.
In addition to Minix, recent winners of jackpots of half a million dollars or more at casinos in South Mississippi are:
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-- In March, Hoang N. of Pascagoula won a $530,897 jackpot at IP casino playing The Walking Dead
-- In February, Lance T. of Georgia won a $616,118 jackpot at IP Casino playing Willy Wonka slot machine
-- In October, Matthew Manger of Sarasota, Fla., won $501,244 at Beau Rivage Casino playing Tarzan
-- In October, Evelyn H. of Milton, Florida, won a $1,519,819 jackpot at IP Casino playing Wheel of Fortune