Against Ridiculous Odds, Man Turns $5 Poker Game Bet Into $1 Million
It’s a Christmas miracle! Except it was three days before Christmas, but whatever, close enough. On Saturday, a man plopped down a $5 bet in a poker game and beat the incredible odds to win $1 million.
A man who has only been identified as Harold M. from Lakewood, New Jersey, was playing three-card poker at the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, on Saturday afternoon. Harold placed a $5 bet and hit big time. Our boy Harold nailed a preposterous royal straight flush of diamonds. Before the lucky draw, Harold was dealt a 10, a queen, and the ace of diamonds. The dealer’s hand was the nine, jack, and king of diamonds.
Experts at Wizard Of Odds say that the odds of “hitting the 6 card Bonus Royal Flush are 1 in 20,348,320.” This is such a special and unusual hand to be dealt that this is reportedly the first time this bet has been hit at Borgata.
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Christmas came early for Harold M. of Lakewood, NJ yesterday! He bet $5.00 on the Three Card Poker “6 Card Bonus” bet and hit a 6 card Royal Straight Flush of Diamonds for a $1,000,000 win. This is the first time this bet has been hit at Borgata and experts at wizardofodds.com confirm that the odds of hitting the 6 card Bonus Royal Flush are 1 in 20,348,320.
Who shuffled this deck?
If you are friends or family of Harold you may definitely invite him to your Christmas party ASAP.