Winning Lotto ticket almost binned

A winning ticket worth $200,000 almost ended up in a bin heap. Photo / 123rf
A winning ticket worth $200,000 almost ended up in a bin heap. Photo / 123rf

A Westport family almost screwed up a Lotto ticket worth $200,000 after the Westport News inadvertently published the wrong winning numbers.

Heather Dennis, of Dennis Bookshop and Stationery, said the family claimed their prize yesterday. They said they almost threw their ticket out because the numbers didn't match those in a story in the local newspaper, she said.

Five tickets shared last Saturday's division one prize of $1 million. The correct winning numbers were: 11, 14, 17, 27, 32, 39. Bonus 34. WPN

- Westport News

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