Man Wins $2M After Mistakenly Buying Extra Lottery Ticket

In what most people would consider a lucrative mistake, a man who accidentally bought an extra lottery ticket has won two $1 million jackpots.

  • Published 23 October 2020

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DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — In what most people would consider a lucrative mistake, a Detroit-area man who accidentally bought an extra lottery ticket has won two $1 million jackpots. Samir Mazahem, 56, of Dearborn Heights said he was saving numbers on a lottery app after buying a $2 ticket for the June 9 Mega Millions game. He then realized that he had purchased a second ticket with the same numbers. “I was a little… Read at AP News