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404017 04: A Big Game lottery ticket is visible as it spits out of a lottery machine at a Citgo gas station April 16, 2002 in Russell, Illinois, a small community in northern Illinois on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. Thousands of people are rushing to snap up tickets for the Tuesday night April 16, 2002 drawing, the second-biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The jackpot in the seven-state game played in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey and Virginia climbed $25 million Monday, April 15, 2002 after strong sales over the weekend. By the time of the drawing, the prize could swell past the U.S. record of $363 million, split by two Big Game winners in 2000. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Some people have all the luck!

Max Bouldin of Trinity, North Carolina said he had good reason to be “shocked” at winning a $1 million jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket — he previously won the same amount in 2018.

Bouldin told North Carolina Education Lottery officials he decided to try his luck with a $10 Jumbo Bucks scratch-off ticket from the Trindale Mini Mart in Trinity.

Bouldin said scratching off the $1 million top prize gave him a sense of deja vu, after previously winning $1 million from an Extreme Millions scratch-off ticket in July 2018.

He said the reality of his luck is still setting in. “I feel so blessed,” Bouldin said. “By winning this one here, it is definitely a blessing.”

The winner chose to take his winnings as a $600,000 lump sum, taking home $424,503 after required state and federal tax withholdings.

Link: UPI