Jackpot winner in Vegas with his big checkMarine Cpl. Alexander Degenhardt credits “good karma” for hitting a nearly $3 million jackpot in the Las Vegas Bellagio casino.

Only days before winning the second highest amount ever paid for the slot machine, he learned he was accepted as a bone marrow donor to an anonymous patient.

“They asked me if I was sure I wanted to go through with it, because it’s kind of painful, but what’s a little pain if it will save someone’s life?” the U.S. Marine said Friday. “I look at this as kind of good karma for that.”


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