New York man credits dog for winning lottery ticket

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WPLG—A New York man is now a millionaire, and said he has his dog to thank. Dale Farrand said he went to a Fort Edward convenience store last month to get a treat for his dog. Realizing he had some extra money to spend, he opted to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket. A few scratches later, he discovered his ticket was worth $10 million. Farrand said he knows what he'll do with some of the money. "Take care of about 39 relatives we've got ... between grandchildren, children, nieces and nephews. Set up...

Man finds winning lottery ticket after nine months. For months on end, a life-changing scrap of paper sat unnoticed on Cornelius Naujoks’s desk. The Canadian man, from the small town of Whitecourt in the province of Alberta, had bought a Lotto Max lottery ticket months earlier but had forgotten to check it properly. There it sat, discarded, for nine long months — until...