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jackpot

any large prize, kitty, or accumulated stake that may be won in gambling, such as a pool in poker that accumulates until the betting is opened with a pair of jacks or higher
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They got pounds 240,000 each, defying odds of 622million to one against hitting the jackpot.
JACKPOT ODDS: There's a 1 in 14 million chance of hitting the jackpot.
The quartet toured nonstop, paving the way for the grunge explosion that came with Nirvana's ``Nevermind'' disc in 1992, hitting the jackpot themselves two years later with the chart-topping ``Superunknown'' and its dynamic single, ``Black Hole Sun.