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A Fishers couple thought they won $1,000. Turns out it was $1 million

Posted: 8:31 AM, Feb 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-02 13:31:13Z

FISHERS, Ind. -- A couple from Fishers, Indiana went to the Hoosier Lottery headquarters last week, intending to cash what they thought was a $1,000 Powerball prize.

But the prize wasn't worth $1,000. It was worth $1 million. 

Cindy Ooley and her husband, Steve, bought a Powerball ticket from the Meijer at 1425 W. Carmel Drive. Her ticket matched all five numbers, just not the Powerball number. 

Cindy said she has been playing Powerball twice a week for years. She and Steve said they weren't sure what they were going to do with the $1 million prize. 

“We’re not going to have to watch things quite as closely,” Cindy said.

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