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Memphian wins $1 million in casinos’ Millionaire Maker drawing

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"I still cannot believe I won. I am just shocked."

Those where the words of Memphian Karen Christian, who won $1 million in the Tunica Millionaire Maker – One Winner – One Million Dollars – Every Week giveaway. One name is drawn from entries at Harrah's, Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos in Tunica, Miss. to win $1 million.

On Saturday, June 1, Christian became the ninth person to win.

Christian, who said her good luck charm was prayer, offered some advice to those who are trying to win the $1 million prize this Saturday

"Stay prayerful, you know God works in mysterious ways."

She was not present at the casino on Saturday night, but she will be paid $200,000 a year for the next five years. Had she been present, she could have opted to receive the lump sum payment.

The $1 million drawing takes place at 9 p.m. every Saturday with the announcement of the $1 million winner simulcast among Harrah's, Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos.

To be eligible to win a specific week's $1 million prize, Total Rewards members must swipe their Total Rewards card at one of the Total Rewards Centers at Harrah's, Horseshoe or Tunica Roadhouse casinos once that week between 4 a.m. Sunday and the following Saturday before 8:30 p.m. Guests may earn additional entries into the drawing by playing with their Total Rewards card at Harrah's Tunica, Horseshoe Tunica, or Tunica Roadhouse casinos.