Enlarge / Katrina Bookman takes a selfie showing she hit the big one. (credit: Alan Ripka)

Imagine, if you would, how absolutely giddy you'd be if you won a $43 million jackpot while playing a casino slot machine. You could burn a lot of bridges with that amount of cash.

Then imagine the opposite feeling you'd get when the casino tells you there was a "malfunction" and, hence, you're not getting that jackpot even though the slot machine lit up and said it was "printing cash ticket $42,949,672.76."

That really happened in August 2016 to Katrina Bookman, who is now suing the Resorts World Casino in Queens County Supreme Court, demanding that she get her payout from the Sphinx slot machine.

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