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Longview man wins Eldorado Fortune 250 Giveaway

James Mauldin. Photo Source: Eldorado Casino. James Mauldin. Photo Source: Eldorado Casino.

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LONGVIEW, TX - James Mauldin of Longview, Texas, has become the first grand prize winner of Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport's Fortune 250 $250,000 Giveaway. Mr. Mauldin pulled the winning envelope from among 11 semifinalists.

Joined by his wife, Martha, Mr. Mauldin was overjoyed to be the quarter-million dollar winner. "I still can't believe this!" he stated following his win. Finalists picked an envelope from a group of 11, which included ten $5,000 prizes and one $250,000 grand prize. He picked envelope #2 in honor of his wife's birthday.

The Mauldins are long-time visitors to Eldorado. "We come here for the people and the paybacks," Mr. Mauldin said. Mrs. Mauldin agreed, "The people at Eldorado are wonderful. It's also the perfect size – it's easy to get to everything when you're here. You don't walk yourself to death." The couple will celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary Monday, February 1.

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