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I'll admit, I enjoy playing the lottery. It's fun. Sure, at the end of the day it's kind of a waste of money, and you'd have better odds just driving a few hours to a casino in another state, but it's always fun to fantasize abut what you would do with ELEVENTY JILLION DOLLARS...Sure, I'd keep my job, it wouldn't change me a bit...what, what's that look for? You don't believe me?

This past week, a Lubbock lottery player won $1,000,000 on a $30 dollar scratch tickets at the aptly-named Lucky Mart at 1550 34th Street. Which...if you are not exactly the upper crust part of town.  The area is, well, a bit "sketch", to say the least.

Here is the story from our friends at KAMC:

The common thread in our discussions here, has been that it always seems that big lottery wins always seem to come from the stores in the absolute WORST parts of town. Now, that may or may not be true. But, if you think that your odds of winning the lottery increase along with your odds of being involved in an armed robbery, then check out these hotspots, and get ready to make it rain up in here.

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