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Man buys winning ticket from NEA

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)

He may not live in Region 8, but an Arkansas man won after buying a lotto ticket from NEA.

Leroy Searcy from Moro bought a $10 Neon 100X instant game ticket from the Flash Market on S. Falls Blvd. in Wynne, according to a news release from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

The ticket turned into a $20,000 win.

The Cross County store is eligible for a retailer bonus.

Searcy told ASL his "prize is on the way to the bank."

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