Indiana Woman Strikes It Rich at Fitz Casino & Hotel, Tunica

         Indiana Woman Strikes It Rich at Fitz Casino & Hotel, Tunica

PR Newswire

TUNICA, Miss., July 2, 2013

TUNICA, Miss., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --A 74-year-old woman from West
Baden, Indiana has more than 8 million new reasons to smile.



On Friday, June 28, Brunhilde C. hit the jackpot of a lifetime at the Fitz
Casino in Tunica, Mississippi.Brunhilde, a frequent Fitz patron, won a
jackpot worth $8,316,562.59 as she played a 25-cent statewide progressive
Wheel of Fortune® machine.

Brunhilde, who is retired, was stunned when she hit the jackpot. "At first, I
thought 'Oh, I think I won! Did I win?'"

The new multi-millionaire plans to use some of her winnings on college tuition
for her grandchildren. She'd also like a new kitchen.

"The Fitz' motto is 'Luck Lives Here,'" said Rick Casagrande, Executive
Director of Marketing for Fitz Casino & Hotel. "Brunhilde is the latest
example, an 8 million dollar example, that it certainly does!"

This is among the largest MegaJackpots® to be won in the state of Mississippi.

About the Fitz Casino & Hotel, Tunica

The Fitz Casino & Hotel, Tunica is located at 711 Lucky Lane in Tunica
Resorts, MS. The casino hosts more than 1,200 slot machines, 30 table games
and a friendly casino staff. Fitzgeralds offers the newest slot products
available as well as the standard favorites. The gaming action at Fitzgeralds
provides non-stop excitement with traditional games as well as some of the
most innovative games available in the market. More information is available
The Fitz.....Luck Lives Here!

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SOURCE Fitz Casino & Hotel, Tunica

Contact: Rick Casagrande, Executive Director of Marketing, The Fitz Casino &
Hotel, Tunica, 662-363-8247
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