Mistake Leads To Mega Millions Win In Kentucky

Add a comment January 19th, 2012  

Mistake Leads To Mega Millions Win In Kentucky, A Kentucky woman quadrupled her prize winnings after a clerk accidentally added the feature to her lottery ticket purchase, said officials with the Kentucky Lottery.

When Pamela Ivey, 42, purchased her Mega Millions ticket for the $380 million Jan. 4 drawing, she expected to only pay $5. However, the clerk told her the ticket cost $10. The Megaplier feature had been accidentally added.

Although she hadn’t asked for the prize multiplier feature, she took the $10 ticket anyway. By taking the ticket, Ivey won the game’s second prize of $1 million because the $250,000 was multiplied by the Megaplier number of four.\store will receive $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.

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