A $1 million progressive jackpot ended up being won earlier this month at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut by way of a woman who was the victim of arson in 2015.
Alison Anzalone, second from remaining, is all smiles after winning a $1 million jackpot, a welcomed modification following two years of hardship that included being the target of arson.
Alison Anzalone, 23, took the stand this week to testify against her ex-boyfriend, 29-year-old Gregory Bruno, who is accused of setting fire to her parents’ house and killing four of the family’s dogs. While it’s certainly an emotional time for the Anzalones, they will have plenty to be optimistic about regardless of court verdict after Alison won $1,001,459 at Mohegan Sun on March 11.
Alison, who works as a cocktail waitress at an unidentified casino in her house state of New Hampshire, was visiting Mohegan Sun and playing the Super 4 Progressive Blackjack Jackpot when she became an instant millionaire.
The progressive jackpot is initiated by way of a side bet. When the dealer has blackjack in the hand, the Super 4 Bonus is triggered. Combining the dealer’s blackjack cards and the gamer’s first two dealt cards, if the four-card poker hand is really a flush that is royal diamonds, the progressive jackpot is hit. That’s precisely exactly what happened to Alison.
According to Wizard of Odds, the probability of Alison’s winning fate was 0.000001680.