A central Pennsylvania man has won more than a half-million dollars playing poker in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, according to a release by Caesars Entertainment.
Scott Long, of Harrisburg, won a Mega Progressive Jackpot during a game of Ultimate Texas Hold ’Em on Nov. 10, after only an hour of playing at the same table, according to the release.
His winning hand was a royal flush of diamonds, for a total payout of $544,904. He “could not believe it!” and he wants to “have some family fun,” he told Caesars’ staff, according to the release.
He also plans to use his winnings to pay off his mortgage and college tuition, according to Caesars.