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Six $1 Million Lottery Prizes Won at Same Louisiana Gas Station


After Mega Millions mania engulfed the country last month, one Louisiana gas station defied all conventional lottery odds and sold six winning $1 million prizes this week.

According to Baton Rouge CBS affiliate WAFB-TV, a 52-year-old man spent six dollars on a lottery ticket in Watson, La., playing the same five numbers but choosing a different Mega Ball number each time and filling in the "multiplier" box.

He won three times for a total of $750,000, which quadrupled to $3 million when the correct multiplier ball dropped.

In a twist, WAFB reported the winning ticket was accidentally printed twice and bought by a second customer several hours later.

Lottery officials said the original customer claimed his winnings Wednesday, according to the station. The second ticket-holder has not yet come forward.

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