Photo: Maryland Lottery
An American resident of Baltimore, Maryland, failed to win a cash prize lottery, played once again and hit the jackpot. This writes the news portal UPI.
78-year-old man, who wished to remain anonymous, bought a few $ 5 tickets Gold Bar Bingo at a local store. American immediately checked the results of the draw: one of the tickets brought him $ 500 (32,5 thousand). Then he asked for the money to the cashier, who told him the bad news.
“She said that only the Manager can pay me the prize money, since the money stored in the safe — says the fan of gambling. — I’m not upset and went to another store where my friends take part in virtual races Racetrax. There I came up with the idea to buy more lottery tickets.”
After that, the American, drove to the store Quick Mart and celebrated its first win by buying a ticket worth 20 Monopoly dollars (1.3 thousand rubles). As a result, he became the owner of a million dollars (about 65 million).
The winner said that the wife couldn’t believe their luck, however, had been watching a new house.
Earlier in June, it was reported that an American resident of North Carolina hit the jackpot in the hundreds of millions of dollars, writing to the lottery ticket numbers from fortune cookies. They brought him a record for the state of winning in 344,6 million dollars (22.4 billion rubles).
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