lottery Win for Life NY ticket-croppedAn upstate New York family toasted with champagne the $10 million Lottery ticket that almost slipped away.

Jerry Kajfasz, 53, of suburban Buffalo, said he initially gave back a very lucky “Win for Life Spectacular” scratchoff ticket when a store clerk handed him the more expensive $20 ticket by accident.

He had asked for seven scratchoffs, but the clerk gave him an eighth.

“I now call it the one that almost got away,” Kajfasz said Tuesday when he claimed his prize.

(READ the story from the NY Daily News)

Thanks to Judy Ritchie for submitting the story!

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