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Posted: November 12th, 2012
How fitting: Veteran wins $500,000 jackpot on Veterans Day at Erie casino

A Vietnam War veteran walked away from Presque Isle Downs and Casino $500,000 richer on Veterans Day after winning on a progressive slot machine.

No other details about the winner were released Monday.

The largest previous jackpot was $384,546.

“We couldn’t be happier that a true American hero won the $500,000 on Veterans Day,” said Mike Tamburelli, vice president and general manager of Presque Isle Downs & Casino.

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