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Many Weddings Set for Lucky 7-7-07

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A lot of couples looking for long-term luck in love are choosing to marry this coming July 7 — 7-7-07. When the numbers line up on a slot machine, you've hit a jackpot, which might explain why the Boomtown Casino Hotel outside Reno expects its most popular day ever for weddings on July 7.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

A lot of couples looking for long-term luck in love are choosing to marry this coming July 7th. That date would be 7-7-07. An association of wedding planners says engaged couples are snapping up today. When the numbers line up on a slot machine, you've hit the jackpot and that might explain why the wedding professional at the Boomtown Casino Hotel outside Reno proclaims July 7th the most popular day ever.

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