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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

big win n. 1. [common] Major success. 2. [MIT] Serendipity. ?Yes, those two physicists discovered high-temperature superconductivity in a batch of ceramic that had been prepared incorrectly according to their experimental schedule. Small mistake; big win!? See win big.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

big win An MIT term for a Good Thing or a lucky accident. [Jargon File] (1996-03-06)