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Man Finds Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket In Hurricane Sandy Debris!

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Maybe this is a case of one man’s trash is another man’s treasure?

Well, not exactly. But one landscaper's discovery IS making him a whole lot richer this week!

Marvin Rosales-Martinez was cleaning up after Superstorm Sandy hit his Long Island hometown hard in 2012.

That’s when he came across a damp scratch-off lottery ticket hidden in a pile of leaves!

Turns out, the ticket was a $1 MILLION winner!

He promptly turned it in to lottery officials who told Marvin he would have to wait a full year before collecting his prize! Spokesperson Lee Park explained how the state handles cases of “finders keepers,” saying:

"In instances such as these it's standard practice for the lottery to require a one-year waiting period before awarding the prize in case anyone else comes forward.”

Marvin’s luck didn’t run out though and after 365 days, he’s now fla-hushed with caaaaaaash!

He opted to take the lump-sum payout of $515,612 after taxes!

We’re so happy to hear a story like this come out of an area that was so devastated!

Now if you’ll excuse us, we have to start looking in piles of leaves for lotto tickets!


[Image via CNN.]

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4 comments to “Man Finds Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket In Hurricane Sandy Debris!”

  1. Adam Lewis says – reply to this


    why did he even say he FOUND it?

  2. 2

    dead men can't speak

  3. 3

    Re: Adam Lewis – I think because he couldn't say where he purchased it??? A store is supposed to get a percentage of the win. I don't think they know which store (the lottery). I know that makes no sense since you think they have on record which tickets went to which store…. but………….

  4. 4

    Good for him, I hope he has a good time.
    I buy lottery tickets here in California, but the most I have ever won id %5.