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Grandson gets lucky with man's lottery win

Michael Hilton with his lottery winnings (Source: Arkansas State Lottery) Michael Hilton with his lottery winnings (Source: Arkansas State Lottery)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Michael Hilton of Heber Springs is a lucky man. But, it's his grandson who is striking it rich.

Hilton won $40,000 on a $1 Natural State Jackpot lottery ticket.

He purchased the ticket at Murphy USA in Cabot.

When he collected his winnings on Friday, Hilton told officials at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery he plans to spend his winnings on his grandson.

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