A Glendale, Ariz., man who played the same numbers on six Powerball tickets didn't win the big jackpot but nabbed a $1 million second-place prize for each ticket for a total of $6 million, Arizona Lottery officials said this week.
The winner, who elected to remain anonymous, claimed the prizes in three visits to the lottery's Phoenix office, according to a lottery statement.
The win came in the April 25 Powerball drawing.
The winning numbers were 4-25-29-34-43, with Powerball 29. The Glendale man won the second-place prize by matching all five numbers but not the Powerball. Azcentral.com reports that the tickets were bought at a QuikTrip store.
There was one winning ticket in that April 25 drawing -- the $172.7 million prize went to a bunch of Philadelphia transit workers known as the SEPTA 48.
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