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Local Man Wins Big at Pai Gow Poker

For Immediate Release

Wed, Dec 28, 2016


Jennifer See



Local Man Wins Big at Pai Gow Poker Turning $16 Wager into $54,966 at Presque Isle Downs & Casino

Erie, PA – It has been a very happy holiday for one local man after hitting it big on Wednesday afternoon at Erie’s Presque Isle Downs and Casino. An Erie man, who chose to remain anonymous, hit a seven card straight flush with the joker for 100% and walked away with $54,966.32.

“It’s always great to see an Erie player hit a big jackpot, especially this close to Christmas. His $16 wager paid a whopping 3,748 times the amount wagered, which is one helluva return and a wonderful Christmas present.” said Jeff Favre, Vice President and General Manager of Presque Isle Downs.

Currently, there are over half a million dollars in progressive jackpots for slot and table game players which include several progressive slot jackpots of two $1 progressives at $188,627 and $65,177; 5-cent progressive at $21,595; two 2-cent progressive slots at $64,207 and $22,506; and two 1-cent progressive slots at $6,560 and $3,937 and growing. The poker bad beat jackpot is currently at $25,000, Texas Hold ‘Em and Mississippi Stud at $84,459, Three-Card Poker at $2,118 and Fortune Pai Gow at $24,148.

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About Presque Isle Downs & Casino

Presque Isle Downs & Casino features live poker, table games, slots, entertainment and live thoroughbred horse racing, and simulcast racing.  The casino features the latest technology and amenities designed for guest comfort and expectations.  It also features a state-of-the-art nine table poker room which offers tableside dining in a glass-enclosed smoke free environment.  The property also features four restaurants, including the award-winning LBV Steakhouse and the Downs Clubhouse and Lounge, which has more than 200 flat-screen TVs and a spectacular seating section for live-horse racing.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available.
Call 1-800-GAMBLER.


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