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Losing lotto ticket makes Jonesboro man a big winner

Jeff Hornback and his wife, Deanna (Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery) Jeff Hornback and his wife, Deanna (Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro man takes another chance on a losing lottery ticket and ends up winning big.

Jeff Hornback bought an instant game ticket in Jonesboro at the Parker BP, 1203 W. Parker Rd.

After striking out on the ticket he entered it into the the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Play It Again drawing, according to a news release.

Jeff won $1 million on the drawing held Monday. He told his wife about the big win first.

He tells ASL the prize money will go to his retirement and he will "spend a little on his grandchildren."

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