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Man Realizes He Is a Lottery Winner

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A man has a winning lottery ticket. Lotto is a game of luck played by using lottery tickets. People can buy tickets in hopes of matching numbers and winning some money.

One retired man bought a lottery ticket. He listed the numbers that were on his ticket onto his computer. He accidentally listed the numbers incorrectly. Therefore, he did not realize that he had the winning ticket.

The man said that he has been playing the same numbers for 20 years. He thought that he had won $1,217. He saw that the winning jackpot ticket had been sold at the same store where he bought his ticket. He decided to look at his numbers again.

Once he looked at his numbers a second time, he realized that he had matched all six numbers. He would win $50 million.

The man said that he plans to live the same way he always has. He would like to save some of the money for his grandchildren to go to college. He would also like to buy a bigger home for himself and help out his family and friends.

The store that sold the winning ticket also wins some money. They will get $250,000.

This is the second largest jackpot ever sold in this county. This man is the 31st jackpot winner from the county.

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