Shoshone-Bannock Tribes award $702K progressive slot jackpot

From left: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes council member Marcus Coby, jackpot winner Michael Knapp, Shoshone-Bannock gaming commissioner Marvin Osborne. Photo from Fort Hall Casino / Facebook

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho paid out $702,416.03 to a lucky gambler from neighboring Utah.

Michael Knapp won the jackpot on a wide area progressive slot machine. It's only the second payout of its kind at the Fort Hall Casino, the tribe said in a press release.

Knapp hit the jackpot on Tuesday and was awarded his money on Wednesday after manufacturer Scientific Games confirmed the win, the tribe said.

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Salt Lake City man wins $702,416 jackpot at Fort Hall Casino (The Idaho State Journal 4/8)

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