Wash. Man Wins Lottery Twice in One Day
If Cary Collings of Puyallup, Wash., won two separate lottery jackpots last week over just 24 hours, according to the Washington Lottery.
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Collings, 61, hit his first jackpot on June 13 after buying a few "Red Hot 5's" scratch tickets at a local gas station. One of them was a top prize winner that made him $55,555 richer.
The next morning, Collings drove to the Washington Lottery's regional office to claim his prize. On his way, he stopped at a local Fred Meyer grocery story and bought three "Bring on the Ben's" scratch tickets.
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On the first of those three tickets he scratched, Collings won the $200,000 grand prize.
Collings, who could not be reached today by ABCNews.com, told the Washington Lottery he has been playing lottery since it started in 1982.
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He told lottery officials he is unsure what he will do with his double winnings. According to the local Puyallup Patch, Collings is married and works for Boeing in Auburn, Wash.