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New Yorker wins $1M scratch-off here

 Those darn New Yorkers. They come down here, clog our traffic, root for the stinkin' Jets and now they've won our lottery money.

  Joseph Nicolleti, 69, of Central Islip, N.Y., claimed a $1 million prize in the Billion Dollar Blockbuster Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters Thursday. He becomes the 50th   winner to claim a $1 million prize in this popular Scratch-Off game; 70 prizes of $1 million and five prizes of $10 million remain.

 Nicolleti, whose winning ticket cost $20, chose to receive his winnings in a one-time lump-sum payment of $650,000. The winning ticket was purchased at Publix, located at 926 South Military Trail in West Palm Beach.

  And he posed as if to say "Hey, I got my loot, now I'm outta here..."

 (Opposing viewpoint: Hey, he spent at least $20 here, so he has every right to win.)


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