"I heard everyone screaming," he said. "When I walked in, they said, ’Your nines hit.’"
Long’s lucky numbers were: 9, 19, 29, 39, 49, 59, 69 and 79.
An equipment operator for National Starch and Chemical, Long said he plans to use some of his prize money to replace a diamond and sapphire tennis bracelet that he bought for his mom and she lost. He also plans to buy a new hunting rifle for himself, pay some bills and put the rest in the bank.
Club Keno began on May 28, 2002. Players can win from $1 to $100,000 per $1 ticket per drawing. For more information on the game, go to www.molottery.com.
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