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Ernest Scott, Iii

Game Name: LUCKY 5
Purchased City: Clinton
Date Won: 2/7/2012
Amount Won: $50,000
Clinton man throws away $50,000 Hoosier Lottery ticket

A Vermillion County man found himself in a scenario that strikes fear in the heart of Lottery players everywhere. He threw away a $50,000 winning Lucky 5 ticket. After a weird chain of events ,Ernest “Ernie” Scott III of Clinton, Ind. was able to discover his win, dig his ticket out of the trash, dry it out and collect his winnings at Hoosier Lottery Headquarters Tuesday. Read more of Ernie's story here.  


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