January 29, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The odds are against something this odd.
A Nebraska Lottery official says the winning numbers for the
state's Pick 3 lottery on Tuesday were exactly the same as the
winning combination from the night before.
Lottery spokesman Brian Rockey says one of two lottery computers
that randomly generate combinations picked the numbers 1, 9 and 6 -
in that order - for Monday night's drawing. He says the other
computer picked the same three numbers Tuesday in the same
The odds of such an occurrence? One in a million.
Rockey says one person won the game's top prize of $600 Monday
but didn't win again the next night. Three other people won