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Jerry Kajfasz wins $10 million lottery jackpot following store mistake

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A New Yorker won $10 million lottery jackpot following a convenience store clerk’s mistake.

Jerry Kajfasz of Lancaster won a $10 million jackpot from a $20 scratch-off ticket he purchased last month at a suburban Buffalo store.

He tells local media outlets he bought seven scratch-off tickets but the clerk nearly handed him an eighth one costing $20. Jerry Kajfasz, 53, caught the mistake and handed it back.

Jerry Kajfasz of Lancaster won a $10 million jackpot from a $20 scratch-off ticket he purchased last month at a suburban Buffalo store

Jerry Kajfasz of Lancaster won a $10 million jackpot from a $20 scratch-off ticket he purchased last month at a suburban Buffalo store

After winning a total of $25 from the tickets, Jerry Kajfasz went back inside the store and used the winnings to buy the same $20 scratch-off ticket the clerk had almost given to him by mistake.

That Win for Life Spectacular ticket wound up being a winner with a guaranteed minimum jackpot of $10 million.

Jerry Kajfasz has already quit his printing job.

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