Oregon Lottery Crowns Iraqi Man with Millions

Published December 15, 2015 by Sol FH

Oregon Lottery Crowns Iraqi Man with Millions

An Iraqi man recently won $6.4 million with the Oregon Lottery. Find out how he won.

When reading about Iraq in the news, it is usually not the happiest articles. Sometimes though, and hopefully a lot more in the near future, there are a few stories that will warm your heart. Such is this news about a very lucky man from, and living in Iraq, whose name is not being published, whom recently won $6.4 million playing the Oregon Lottery. 

From Baghdad to Bend, Oregon

The lucky winner was online and wanting a bigger jackpot than what there was to offer in his home country. Lucky for him there are many multi-million dollar jackpots, which are readily available through online lottery ticket agents. Looking for the right game, the man came across theLotter, one of the most popular online lottery tickets platforms in the world. Once registered for service, the man chose to buy a ticket for the Oregon Lottery, which was sent to theLotter for processing. TheLotter called upon a local agent in Bend, Oregon and he purchased the ticket, using the same numbers from the site and to the surprise of everyone, he won the jackpot. 

"This is absolutely unprecedented for the Oregon Lottery" Oregon Lottery spokesman Chuck Baumann related. "At first we thought there must be something wrong here, but after checking with legal experts it was deemed fully legal and very lucky. 

The man opted for the full jackpot amount, for which he will be payed regular installments for the next few years. The first payment of $256,000 was made last week, which would be a great thing to see deposited into your bank account. The store that sold the winning ticket will also be compensated to the tune of $64,000.

TheLotter is one of the foremost online lottery ticket agents and provides millions of people around the world with access to the world's biggest jackpots. There are thousands of winners due to its service and many jackpot winners from all corners of the globe. 

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