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Jackpot Winner Admits: I'm a Glenn Beck Fan


"I like the guy."

"You gonna bleep this out?"

That's how Jim McCullar started out his story of how exactly he went about winning the Mega Millions $190 million jackpot. But what needed to be "bleeped out" wasn't a swear word, it was the name of Glenn Beck.

As Stu pointed out on the blog, McCullar, from Spokane, Ephrata,WA, likes watching the Glenn Beck show on Fox News Channel, and does so "a lot." While telling his winning story, he explained how, on the night he found out he had the winning ticket, he briefly watched Beck's show:

McCullar has an incredible story. Multiple heart attacks have led doctors to pronounce him dead three times. KXLY has more:

Jim McCullar, a retired Boeing Co. worker, bought his ticket at a supermarket in Ephrata in eastern Washington, about 125 miles from Post Falls, Idaho, a suburb of Spokane, Wash., where the other ticket was sold.

The winners had to match five numbers plus the "Mega ball." The numbers were 4, 8, 15, 25 and 47, and 42 as the Mega ball.

The McCullars have played some combination of those numbers for years because they're based on the couple's birthdays. It has worked before: Jim McCullar said he won about $18,000 several years ago playing similar numbers on a keno game in Oregon. [...]

Jim McCullar said he had rough plans to give some donations to charities, though he declined to name which ones. He has already given his notice at the real estate company where he was working.

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