Southern Arizona | Investigating 4 You
Home   |

Doubling down: bizarre lotto draw falls flat

https://youtu.be/_bSxj-xdecI

 

(KHQ) A Post Falls, Idaho man beat some incredible odds while playing the lottery recently, but he didn’t get any money out of the deal.

Mitch Tracy put a dollar into a lottery machine at a Spokane, Washington grocery store and used the “Quick Pick” feature to pick his numbers. The machine popped out his ticket and both lines were exactly the same.

09, 11, 13, 28, 30, 49

09, 11, 13, 28, 30, 49

The duplicate numbers didn’t win him the jackpot, but the odds of something like that happening are astronomical.

Kristi Weeks, Director of Legal Services with Washington’s Lottery, says it does happen, but the odds are nearly double those of winning the actual jackpot.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2TFUaIb

Kilat Fitzgerald

Kilat Fitzgerald

Scroll to top
Skip to content