ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — How’s this for a Christmas miracle? A Lakewood native won $1 million on just a $5 wager at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Saturday.READ MORE: Philadelphia Commerce Director Michael Rashid Resigns After He Reportedly Made Anti-Semitic Remarks, Verbally Abused His Staff
It was the first time in the resort’s 15-year history a $5 wager netted such a prize.
According to the casino, the man put $5 on The Three Card Poker “6 Card Bonus” bet.READ MORE: Triple Shooting In Kensington Leaves 2 Men Dead, Another Injured, Philadelphia Police Say
The winner was dealt a 10, a Queen and the Ace of Diamonds, while the dealer held a 9, Jack and the King of Diamonds.
That gave the winner a six-card Royal Flush of Diamonds.MORE NEWS: CBS3 Pet Project: Most Popular Pet Names In 2021
Experts say the odds of hitting the flush are one in 20,348,320.