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Australian Lottery Player Wins Extra £12.5m After Buying Two Tickets By Accident

An Australian man is now £25m (~$33m) richer after winning the lottery twice in a single night. He had played the same numbers for 30 years, but accidentally bought two identical tickets for Tuesday's draw instead of one.

The blunder doubled his winnings from £12.5m to £25m - arguably making it one of the luckiest mistakes in history.
Lottery spokesman Matt Hard said: "What's remarkable about tonight's draw is that there were three division one entries, but two winners."
"The reason for this, the two Victorian entries are held by the one registered player."

Someone teach me how to make these kinds of blunders, please!

Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons


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