August 20, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - Ignoring his friends has paid off big for a New
He won $26 million in a Friday the 13th lottery draw.
New York state lottery officials said Monday the winner is from
Wyandanch, on Long Island. The identity of the El Salvador native
was not revealed.
Officials said the man didn't heed the warnings of well-meaning
friends who told him to stay away from the lottery on Friday the
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