Did you hear the story of a guy who just buys tickets, throws them in a drawer, and when the winning ticket was about to expire he then responded to the news story? In CA we have the ticket scanners right at the store so they can be checked without having to hand it to the clerk. Mine always say, "SORRY NOT A WINNER." I really don't buy that many. If they printed the tickets on toilet paper at least they would be useful.
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