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CA couple wins $208M in NY lottery jackpot

Daniel and Christine Bruckner of California hit it big with $208 million in winnings from the New York Mega Millions jackpot.

January 14, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A California couple hit it big with $208 million after buying a ticket for New York's Mega Millions jackpot.

Daniel and Christine Bruckner stepped forward Friday to claim their winnings from December's drawing.

The couple was visiting Christine's parents in Long Island for the holidays when Daniel, a financial analyst in San Jose, Calif., decided to pick up a lottery ticket at the supermarket.