New Jersey Man’s Broken Hip Helps Him Win $1 Million Lottery

When the Mega Millions lottery reached a record-breaking $1.6 billion, most people rush right out to score a ticket. One man broke his hip on the way to get his ticket, catching what turned out to be the “lucky break” of a lifetime. 

12. Richer Than a Celebrity

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It was lottery mania last October, when the lottery for Mega Millions hit a peak of nearly $1.6 billion dollars. That’s more than the net worth of mega stars like Lady Gaga, George Clooney, and Jennifer Lopez. Even a fraction of that amount would be life-changing money for almost everyone, including an 87-year old named Earl Livingston. 

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