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Louisville man wins big on lottery scratch-off ticket

The purchase of this Kentucky Lottery ticket by a Louisville man has resulted in him being a $3...
The purchase of this Kentucky Lottery ticket by a Louisville man has resulted in him being a $3 million winner.(Source: Kentucky Lottery)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 1:39 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A $30 purchase has proved a big return for a Louisville man who has become the latest millionaire thanks to the Kentucky Lottery.

The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased the winning “Break Fort Knox” scratch-off ticket at the Cox’s Smokers Outlet on Manslick Road. After getting home and scratched the ticket off, he learned it was a $3 million winner.

Saying he’s getting ready to retire next year, the winner decided to take the lump sum payment of $2,244,000. After taxes, he received nearly $1.6 million.

Because they sold the winning ticket, Cox’s Smokers Outlet will received $22,400. The amount is one percent of the lump sum payment.

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