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Man wins $800,000 after playing the same number combination 160 times in lottery

Virginia Lottery customer, Kwame Cross, played the same four-digit combination for the 160 tickets he purchased in December and won $800,000 

virginia lotteryOn December 5th, Kwame Cross played the exact same four digit combination for 160 Virginia Lottery tickets he purchased. The lucky combination of 7-3-1-4 proved to be a winning number. In total, the lucky winner won a whopping $800,000.

Whilst expressing his excitement after the win, he told Lottery officials in a news release that:

I saw an address in a TV show in the background, and for some reason, it stayed with me. I just had a feeling.

The winning numbers hit the Pick 4 top prize of $5,000, which was multiplied 160 times to reach Mr. Kwames huge pay-out. Moreover, according to Virginia lottery, the chance to match the four numbers in that order is 1 in 10,000.

Kwame also said:

I thought, this cant be real. I had to pull over and check like 82 times, it feels surreal.

Kwame Cross who is the owner of a small business in Washington DC, also informed lottery officials that he purchased the tickets from Sunoco gas station in Arlington and said he has no immediate plans for the money. 

Source: E-Play Africa

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