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Couple wins $15 million lottery jackpot after redeeming $10,000 ticket

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Posted: February 3, 2007, 7:36 pm - IP Logged

It just happened here in Florida. It wasn't $15 million, but winning MegaMoney twice is still a big deal (at least it would be to me!)  Here is part of a Press Release from the Florida web site yesterday.  Congrats to this woman.  I've been playing the same game for years...nothing.  When it's your time, it's your time! 

 

ORLANDO WOMAN CLAIMS $2 MILLION MEGA MONEY™ JACKPOT

TALLAHASSEE-- The Florida Lottery announced today MEGA MONEY™ winner Teresa Y. Hammonds, 46, of Orlando, claimed the Jan. 30 estimated $2 million MEGA MONEY jackpot.

Hammonds chose the one-time lump sum payment option for her winnings in the amount of $1,304,890. She purchased her winning MEGA MONEY ticket at Kangaroo Express, 45489 U.S. Highway 27, Davenport, which will receive a bonus incentive of $5,000 for selling the top prize winning ticket. The winning numbers were:

04 - 29 - 33 - 44 and the MEGABALL® was 07

According to Hammonds, this is her second time winning MEGA MONEY. She won $320,235.95 on April 22, 1998, claiming the only winning jackpot ticket.

"That's my game," said Hammonds. "It's a blessing."

Hammonds was at home watching TV when she saw the winning numbers flash across the TV screen.

"I said, 'Oh my God, I did it again,'" exclaimed Hammonds.

There's a story on the Georgia Lottery website about someone who recently won their 3rd jackpot in just over 2 years:

$2,500,000 - January 2007
$1,000,000 - April 2006
$350,000 - September 2004

That's almost 4 million dollars.  Must be nice!

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    Posted: February 3, 2007, 10:57 pm - IP Logged

    There goes the "odds theory" again out the window. It is always just "luck" to the seemingly unlucky, and skill or fate to the seemingly "lucky."

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      Posted: February 8, 2007, 11:05 pm - IP Logged

      How come the lottery doesn't give me the winning ticket..