Oregon man wins $6.3 million from free lottery ticket

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An Oregon man’s $6.3 million lottery jackpot was made all the more lucky by the fact that his ticket was free — and he almost left it at the store.

Robert McCauley of Mount Vernon told Oregon Lottery officials he took his Megabucks ticket to the Blue Mountain Mini Mart, where manager Jolene Moulton told him he had won a free ticket.

“I checked Bob’s ticket and actually gave him the voucher slip that came with his free ticket,” Moulton said. “As he was walking away, I saw the free play ticket sitting on the counter and realized Bob had the wrong ticket. I called him back to the window gave him the free ticket.”

Moulton said she had only sold three tickets for the March 23 Megabucks drawing, so when she found out she had sold the $6.3 million winner, she sent a mutual friend to McCauley’s house to tell him to check his ticket.

McCauley said his daughter, Pam, checked the numbers online and confirmed he had the big winner.

“Pam was screaming and jumping up and down,” McCauley said. “I was cool as a cucumber.”

McCauley said his plans for his winnings include buying a new refrigerator for his wife and buying a new truck for himself.

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Nice! Hope he gives the store clerk a nice Tip!

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I sure needed to read this pick me up as I’m sure others do too.    And a free ticket, that’s the kicker!!

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Robert McCauley’s pretax $6.3 million win is definitely good news. Thank You.  It looks like he will manage this money well.

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The winner better be Weshar75- why you ask?

Because he is the only Oregon lotteryPost player l know that frequents the forum. Yes NodWinkBig SmileCoolApprove

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Posted: Yesterday, 1:35 pm – IP Logged

I remember i left my ticket in a store lost 68 million that day. Brooklyn NY 12/24/02 drawing picked the numbers myself. Prize never got claim couldnt prove it. That money would have killed me

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I remember i left my ticket in a store lost 68 million that day. Brooklyn NY 12/24/02 drawing picked the numbers myself. Prize never got claim couldnt prove it. That money would have killed me

Dead “That money would have killed me.”  Prepare to win. Use this time to think about previous winners and learn from their mistakes. Although reality is different from imagination we can come close to life post win.

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 Happy and Successful winners have shown us what to do and what not to do. These winners are not splashed across the media. Their lives might be boring but millions of dollars will help you be as active as possible.

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I remember i left my ticket in a store lost 68 million that day. Brooklyn NY 12/24/02 drawing picked the numbers myself. Prize never got claim couldnt prove it. That money would have killed me

Wow, so this happened 18 years ago? You obviously made a stink about being jipped out of millions of dollars. Hired an attorney to go to war for you, right? Where can l read the article?

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Wow, so this happened 18 years ago? You obviously made a stink about being jipped out of millions of dollars. Hired an attorney to go to war for you, right? Where can l read the article?

I thought the obvious…an April Fool’s joke!

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I thought the obvious…an April Fool’s joke!

I thought that too Jeff, but figured l would like to see this story get legs. However, if fooled- l will take one for the team. Approve

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