Have you ever been in the grocery and bought a lottery ticket from the machine? I have and I have never won over $2.

A man named Neal Badolato wanted to test his odds, so he bought a lottery ticket in a grocery store. Neal purchased a North Carolina lottery scratch-off ticket at a Harris Teeter in Cornelius. After some scratching to his happy surprise, he won a massive amount.

Neal won the $2 million grand prize with his $20 Diamond Dazzler ticket purchase. This is according to N.C. Education Lottery officials. Neal collected his prize on Friday and decided to take the lump sum. Neal took home $852,126 after taxes, lottery officials said. The odds of winning a prize is 1 in 3.07, according to the North Carolina Educated lottery website.

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