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Sunday, April 1, 2012

I can't tell if it's an April Fools joke or not. :)

Kansas lotto player hit by lightning after buying Mega Millions tickets - NY Daily News

A Wichita man was hit by lightning on Thursday night just hours after buying three tickets in the record-setting $656 Mega Millions lottery, drawn on Friday.

Bill Isles, a volunteer storm spotter for the National Weather Service, even made an eerie quip to a pal about his long odds moments after buying the tickets at a local grocery store.

"I've got a better chance of getting struck by lightning" than winning the jackpot, Isles said, according to Reuters.