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Arizona man hits $1 million Powerball jackpot six times

The man, who has asked to remain anonymous, used the same numbers for each ticket.
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A freshly printed Powerball ticket is seen at a Citgo gas station near the Illinois border in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images) (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

An Arizona man got lucky six times over in the Powerball lottery.

The man, who lives in Glendale and has chosen to remain anonymous, claimed six of 10 winning Powerball tickets in the April 25 drawing, the Arizona Republic reported.

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He used the same numbers for each ticket: 4, 25, 29, 34, and 43 for Powerball 29, according Arizona lottery spokeswoman Karen Bach.

The man picked up his $6 million in winnings over the course of several visits to the Arizona Lottery's headquarters in Phoenix, The Associated Press reported.

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The owner of the gas station where the six tickets were purchased also fared well. He has received $30,000 in prize money now that all of the winning tickets have been claimed.

Arizona has had an unusually high number of winners of the Powerball $1 million second prize this year, according to Yahoo! News.

More than 50 Arizona winners took home at least $10,000 in April, including Alex A. Defirore, who won $6.4 million, Yahoo! reported.

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