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Man accidentally wins $1,000,000 in lottery

November 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man in Louisiana is $1,000,000 richer thanks to a cashier's mistake.

Robert Thibodaux woke up Sunday to discover he matched all five numbers on his lottery ticket.

When family members went to the store to see how much he won, they found out it was $1,000,000.

But Thibodaux says it wasn't supposed to happen that way.

He says when he bought the ticket, the woman behind the counter gave him a Power Play ticket by mistake, which multiplied his $200,000 ticket by five.