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A winner in the million dollar raffle

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 The new year started off lucky for at least one person. Someone is still holding that winning

Rhode Island million dollar raffle ticket.

The big winner stands to claim a cool one million dollars ,in reality, after tax,that's 6 hundred and 90 thousand 100 dollars.  115,000 played. The drawing took place New years eve.Lottery officials say

they pulled 141 winners, including the million dollar top prize, 5,– 10.000 dollar prizes, 10– 5000 prizes ,25– 1000 and 100 –five hundred dollar winners.

The winning ticket was purchased at Stop and Shop inWarwick.

Lottery officials,anxiously awaiting for the top winner,and, while abc6 was at the lottery office,one of the thousand dollar winners picked up their cash. Jessica Taylor says,

"I was so excited my husband and I were beyond thrilled."Lottery officials saying , the winner usually comes forward the after the drawing, they're just waiting to for them to come pick up that huge. payout.

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