American Happy as Sandboy Counting Jackpot Lottery Innings

Published August 15th, 2018 - 10:36 GMT
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A Washington state man said he followed the advice inside a fortune cookie and won a $125,000 lottery jackpot.

The Vancouver resident told Washington's Lottery officials he discovered three fortunes inside a single cookie recently and decided to follow the advice printed on two of them: "Buy a ticket. All your financial troubles will soon be solved."

The man said he bought a Hit 5 ticket from the Plaid Pantry in Vancouver and initially thought he won $125, but later discovered his jackpot was $125,000.

"Who knew my day would be turned upside down by the message on a fortune cookie?" the man said.

He said he planned to celebrate his win by spending some of the money on a sushi dinner.

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