Man Beats Huge Odds: 2 My Million Lottery Wins in 18 Months

Le Parisien newspaper says mathematicians it queried calculated the double win at 1 chance in 16 trillion.

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PARIS (AP) — A man who regularly plays the lottery with the same numbers at the same place in eastern France has beaten huge odds, winning the My Million lottery twice in 18 months. Le Parisien newspaper says mathematicians it queried calculated the double win at 1 chance in 16 trillion. Radio France Bleu on Thursday quoted state lottery La Francaise des Jeux as saying the winner, who wants to remain anonymous, won 1 million…

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