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Bumpus
09-30-2010, 11:56 AM
Talk about lucky. He needs to up the jackpot level on his gaming.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_odd2_time_lottery_millionaire


ST. LOUIS The odds against winning $1 million in the Lottery: Astronomical. How about doing it twice?

It happened to a man from Bonne Terre, Mo., Missouri Lottery officials said Tuesday. Ernest Pullen, 57, won $1 million with a "100 Million Dollar Blockbuster" Scratchers ticket in June. And this month, he won $2 million with a "Mega MONOPOLY" Scratchers ticket.

Pullen, a retired military man who was working at the help desk for a telecommunications company before retiring after the first lottery win, said he considers himself to be a "lucky guy."

You think?

John Wells of the Missouri Lottery said the chances of winning $1 million in the "$100 Million Dollar Blockbuster" game are 1 in 2.28 million. The odds of winning $2 million in "Mega MONOPOLY" are about the same.

The chances of winning both?

Because they're independent games, it is impossible to calculate the odds, Wells said.

"But it's a pretty amazing coincidence," he said. "We've had players win big multiple prizes before, but ...

Flip Tanneflop
09-30-2010, 12:31 PM
He cheated. OBVIOUSLY. Bumpus you remind me of the slots manager in the movie "Casino" right about now when Deniro's character has to explain that **** to him.

Bumpus
09-30-2010, 04:35 PM
:lol:

"Wait a minute, you didn't ... You didn't SEE that you were being set up on the second win?!? Either you're too dumb to see you were being set up, or you're in on it. Either way, you're gone!" :lol:




Don't hate the messenger, bro. I'm just reporting on what I read. :up:

CedarPhin
09-30-2010, 04:37 PM
Lucky *******.

A friend of mine used to play the lotto all the time back up in MT. He'd always use his birthday, his wife's birthday, his kids' birthday, and so on. He never won.

One day, on his birthday, he went to do the lotto again, and since it was his birthday, he switched his number up one.

Well, the lotto hit that night, and it hit all of the numbers that he had been betting. The only one he lost on? You guessed it, his birthday that he switched that day.

To this day, he's still the unluckiest guy I know.

CedarPhin
09-30-2010, 04:38 PM
He cheated. OBVIOUSLY. Bumpus you remind me of the slots manager in the movie "Casino" right about now when Deniro's character has to explain that **** to him.

You can take the money and have your hand broken, or you can walk out of here scotch free, but not both.

My favorite movie of all time.

CedarPhin
09-30-2010, 04:39 PM
Speaking of which, about a month or so back, I drove right by the place where DeNiro and Pesci have their meeting in the desert. Funny ****.

X-Pacolypse
09-30-2010, 04:47 PM
Lucky *******.

Ilovemyfins4eva
10-15-2010, 05:03 PM
so ****in lucky