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Man in Ellicott City on business claims $1 million lottery prize
Man in Ellicott City on business claims $1 million lottery prize

A Texas man in Maryland on business just won $1 million. According to a press release from the Maryland Lottery, Cody Kent, 37, claimed the $1 million Powerball ticket sold Saturday at an Elkridge 7-Eleven store. Kent, an industrial mechanic working in Ellicott City for the last month, told lottery officials he bought four Powerball tickets on a whim. "After work, my buddy suggested we get some tickets, so we did," Kent said. According to the press release, Kent waited until Sunday to check his tickets and at first didn't realize he had won. “I thought the Internet was showing my numbers back to me,” he said. “I thought, ‘How does the computer...

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