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Louisiana woman hits big Halloween casino jackpot

"Melissa B." wins Halloween jackpot "Melissa B." wins Halloween jackpot
MARKSVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

A Lafayette woman got the shock of her life on Halloween, but it was definitely a treat and not a trick.

The woman, identified only as "Melissa B." was playing the 1,000,000 Degrees slot machine on October 31, 2015 at Paragon Casino in Marksville when she hit a $21,162.95 jackpot. The woman says she had invested about $150 in the machine before she hit the jackpot.

The casino says the woman wasted no time in announcing plans for her winnings.  

"I’ll sure be having a nice Christmas," she said.  

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