Enjoy our faster App experience

Man buys 25 identical lottery tickets, wins Dh450,000

Lottery, US, identical lottery tickets

He chose the numbers 0211 for all of the tickets.



By Web Report

Published: Mon 16 Sep 2019, 2:10 PM

Last updated: Mon 16 Sep 2019, 4:19 PM

A Virginia man bought 25 identical lottery tickets for the same draw and ended up winning a total $125,000 (Dh450,000 approx).
David Maiocco of Alexandria decided to buy 25 tickets for Virginia Lottery Pick 4 drawing on September 3 and was chose the numbers 0211 for all of the tickets. He was thrilled to discover he had won 25 $5,000 top prizes for a total of $125,000, according to reports in UPI.

Revealing how he reacted to his luckiest moment, Maiocco said he was on hold waiting for a customer service representative for his TV provider when he checked the numbers online.
"When they finally came back on the phone, all I said was 'OK'," Maiocco said, adding, "I just agreed to whatever they said. I hung up the phone and went straight to the lottery office!"


More news from Americas