Half a million euros. An amount to make more than a dream come true, especially when it comes to zero-sum games. As the story says West of FranceHowever, the winnings Morbihannais won on July 14 by validating his ticket at a tobacco shop in the small town of Inzinzac-Lochrist. The tobacco seller learned of the news by receiving a letter from the FDJ with four posters outlining the super-win for his establishment’s validated ticket.
“I didn’t know it right away (…) at the time, I was amazed at the amount. Especially since no one showed up with the cash ticket in question,” explains Bruno Matiri in West of France. But who does this winning ticket belong to, then? By conducting some “investigation” for several days, the tobacco seller succeeded in putting together a name for the lucky winner. “A normal person likes to be conservative,” he says.
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The guy actually came last July 14 to buy a gift bag of scratch toys that sold for 20 euros, then gave it to a member of his family, we can learn. La Française des Jeux then validated the ticket and ratified the win on July 21. The tobacco seller rejoices, “This is good news for the concerned couple who have recently owned their home.”
It must be said that this kind of gain is extremely rare, because in the same series of tickets there are only three winners in the amount of 500,000 euros. the point He added that there is a one in four million chance of winning 500,000 euros in the cash game. For the tobacco shop Inzinzac-Lochrist, this is a good act of publicity “and above all a source of pride, because it is the biggest gain ever recorded. Another big one also went back ten years, and was lucky to have won 50 thousand euros, ten times less. In That time, the identity of the winner was not revealed.
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