Akwesasne slots player wins over $75,000

In this provided photo, a slot machine player wins over $75,000 while playing this game at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort in Akwesasne, N.Y. The casino says it pays out over $2 million in jackpots every month. (Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort via Newswatch Group)

AKWESASNE, N.Y. – A slot machine player at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort has struck it big.

The 30-year-old man, who asked casino staff that he not be identified, won $75,357.17 after placing a $5.28 bet on the game Olympus Strike on the Family Day Monday (Feb. 17).

The man reportedly was shocked at the win and planned to use the money to help rebuild his business and go to school, the casino said.

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