If you are ever looking for more proof that life is not fair, just do a search for people who win the lottery on the internet.
Or heck, just read this site.
For even further proof of life’s cruel sense of humor, this week we head to the Portland area where one man recently won a $1 million jackpot playing the Oregon Lottery’s 2021 Raffle just three months after winning $150,000 from a scratch-off ticket.
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The ridiculously lucky man, Joshua Park of Vancouver, told Oregon Lottery officials that he had purchased 20 Raffle tickets over the course of time since the 2021 Raffle went on sale in early January.
“I started checking my tickets with the Lottery’s app the morning the winning numbers came out,” said Park. “I was hoping to win a $100 or $500 prize. When I scanned the winning ticket and it said I’d won $1 million, it was pretty unbelievable.”
Yes, that is pretty unbelievable, but even more unbelievable is the fact that Park ALSO won a $150,000 “Holiday Party” Scratch-it top prize on Dec. 24, 2020.
The odds of him winning the $150,000 scratch-off prize was 1 in 81,433. The odds of Park winning the $1 million Raffle top prize was 1 in 250,000.
By comparison, the odds of being struck by lightning are reportedly 1 in 114,195.
Some folks really do have all the luck.