State Lottery officials had to tell a retired bus driver from Central Falls that he was wrong to think he had won $250,000. Dennis J. Edwards Jr. had actually won a cool million dollars.
Edwards forgot that he had the good fortune to have paid an extra dollar for a feature that quadruples any prize. So while the ‘top prize’ had only been $250,000, the extra dollar boosted that to a million.
Read more in http://www.boston.com/news/local/rhode-island/2013/04/26/central-falls-lottery-player-becomes-millionaire/3Ykj5wmyYNHtVnPs7Ci7NL/story.html
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