hit the jackpot hit the jackpot

Definition(s):

  • (v) succeed by luck

Usage(s):

  1. This month, an Alaskan mother hit the jackpot.
  2. Roaming the streets of Copenhagen last June, Josh Spear, 21, repeatedly hit the jackpot.
  3. He hit the jackpot three seasons ago when Kate Moss strolled through London carrying his Roxanne bag--a slouchy duffel in distressed leather.

News

  1. 5 Undrafted Dallas Cowboys Players Who Could Prove to Be Gems

    Undrafted free agents are the NFL 's equivalent to lottery tickets and the Dallas Cowboys have stocked up, hoping to hit the jackpot on a few of theirs.  The Cowboys signed a number of defensive backs, wide receivers and linebackers in hopes of finding a diamond in the rough to coach up. Dallas had issues at safety and struggled to keep linebackers healthy last season. Those two positions were ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Oxford Casino rakes in $65M in revenue during first year

    Oxford Casino hit the jackpot in its first year of operation, according to records from the Maine Gambling Control Board. Records showed that the casino, which opened in June 2012, reported net revenue of $65 million. Oxford Casino's Bangor-based rival, Hollywood Casino, made $58 million during the same time period, records indicated. Of the $65 million, $53 million was lost by gamblers. The ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WMTW Portland

  3. Meet the first Bitcoin baby

    Dr. Lee hit the jackpot (so to speak) with a couple whom he helped conceived three babies. They paid for the fertility treatments for baby no. 4 with bitcoins. Dr. Lee gave them a half-off discount because he was so eager to try it out.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zap2It

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