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A pair of Menominee-area friends claimed a $22 million lottery ticket in June, all thanks to a deal made in 1992.Get more news about 彩票API,you can vist

Wisconsin Lottery said Thomas Cook and Joseph Feeney shook hands in 1992, agreeing that if one ever won a Powerball jackpot, they would split the winnings, regardless of who bought the ticket. Cook bought a winning ticket on June 10, winning a cool $22 million.

"He called me and I said, 'are you jerking my bobber?'" Feeney told Wisconsin Lottery.

Cook gave his two-week notice and has since retired. Feeney was already retired from an area fire department. The pair have no "extravagant plans for the winnings," Wisconsin Lottery said.The pair chose the cash option and are each taking home $5.7 million after taxes.

A $2 million lottery ticket from the Mega Millions jackpot was purchased in The Woodlands, according to the Texas Lottery.The winning ticket was purchased at Kroger at 4747 Research Forest.

The Mega Millions winning numbers for Friday were 28-31-33-57-67 with the mega ball, 19. The megaplier was 2.

Last week, a resident from The Woodlands claimed a $1 million prize from the Texas Lottery’s Instant Millionaire scratch ticket game.This was the only statewide winners with five-of-five numbers correct, according to the Texas Lottery.There were more than 40,000 winners throughout the state collecting between $2 and $10,000.

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