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US Couple wins $1.8 million after discovering abandoned lottery ticket

US Couple wins $1.8 million after discovering abandoned lottery ticket
US Couple wins $1.8 million after discovering abandoned lottery ticket

A few from Louisiana have over a thousand reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving after finding a long lost jackpot-winning lottery ticket with just two months left to maintain it.

Harold and Tina Ehrenberg discovered the US$1.8 million, (RM7 million) winning ticket,” which won the southern US country’s June 6 Lottery Lotto draw, while performing some holiday cleanup.

“We’ve got family coming to town for Thanksgiving, so I had been cleaning up the home and discovered that a few lottery tickets in my nightstand we had not assessed,” Tina said, according to a statement by Louisiana Lottery.

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The few checked the Lottery’s site and soon found among those tickets matched All the numbers recorded, and Could maintain their prize with two weeks remaining 180-day limitation

Following federal and state taxation, the Ehrenbergs take residence US$1,274,313, they intend to put away for their retirement.

“We do not have any plans to purchase anything mad or move on any large trips,” Tina explained.

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A single winner at the South Carolina city of Simpsonville took home a gigantic US$1.5 billion from the Mega Millions US lottery jackpot every month, dwarfing a former record set in March 2012 in US$656 million.

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