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A couple thought they won $1,000, turns out it was $1 million

A couple from Fishers, Indiana went to the Hoosier Lottery headquarters last week, intending to cash what they though...

Posted: Feb. 2, 2018 4:34 PM
Updated: Feb. 3, 2018 12:18 PM

A couple from Fishers, Indiana went to the Hoosier Lottery headquarters last week, intending to cash what they thought was a $1,000 Powerball prize.

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But the prize wasn't worth $1,000. It was worth $1 million.

Cindy Ooley and her husband, Steve, bought a Powerball ticket from the Meijer at 1425 W. Carmel Drive. Her ticket matched all five numbers, just not the Powerball number.

Cindy said she has been playing Powerball twice a week for years. She and Steve said they weren't sure what they were going to do with the $1 million prize.

"We're not going to have to watch things quite as closely," Cindy said.

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