ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS/AP) — A gambler who hit a $1.1 million jackpot on a progressive poker game after placing a $5 wager at an Atlantic City casino celebrated his win by offering a $50,000 tip to the dealers on shift. Frank Nagy, who lives in Monmouth County, scored his big win Saturday afternoon at the Tropicana, where he has played for many years.

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“We are thrilled to celebrate this huge win with one of our longtime customers at Tropicana,” said Steve Callender, regional president for Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City.

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The win marked the largest jackpot on a progressive poker game in the history of the casino’s parent company, Caesars Entertainment.

The last time the jackpot was hit was in August 2019.

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