Missouri Man Wins LOTTERY Jackpot After Ticket Mix Up

Missouri Man Wins LOTTERY Jackpot After Ticket Mix Up

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A man from Missouri, United States won the lottery after receiving the wrong scratch-off ticket.

According to news agency United Press International, the lucky man collected a total of $50,000 prize.

In an interview, Bryan Burton said he owes his good fortune to a store clerk who handed him

Burton asked the clerk for a $100,000 Cash scratch-off ticket but gave a Millionaire Money ticket instead.

He said he decided to buy the ticket, anyway, and his decision paid off with a $50,000 jackpot prize.

The winner said he immediately called his wife to share the news and excitement on his win.

Meanwhile, a man from Australia discovered he won the lottery two weeks after he bought his winning ticket.

According to various news reports published on social media, he collected more than $200,000.

Prior to that, the man scored a minor prize from a Lotto drawing and uses the money to buy scratch-off tickets.

Since he only buys scratch-off tickets “every once in a blue moon,” he ended up forgetting about the tickets.

“I had it at home for two weeks before I scratched it. I only remembered the tickets yesterday,” he shared.

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