Man Buys Slim Jims for His Dog, Lottery Ticket, Wins $10M

A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog.

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FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog. New York Lottery officials say that 73-year-old Dale Farrand recently won the $10 million prize on a Cash Spectacular scratch-off ticket. The Fort Edward man says he bought a $30 ticket at a local Cumberland Farms convenience store while buying Slim Jims snacks for his dog Boots. He scratched the…