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Calif. man with 3 jobs wins $39 million lottery

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by neontrail, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. Jun 27, 2009 at 10:07 AM
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    neontrail

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    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A man who works three jobs to support his family — including one as a limousine driver — has won a $39 million jackpot in California's SuperLotto Plus.
    Clyde Persley, who is married and has a 4-year-old daughter, turned in his winning ticket on Tuesday night and should get his first check for about $16 million in four to six weeks, said a California lottery spokeswoman.
    The 49-year-old Santa Cruz man operates candy-making machines for Santa Cruz Nutritionals, drives a limousine and picks up extra hours at a restaurant.


    He says his first moves will be taking his wife on a trip to Hawaii and hiring a financial adviser.
    He bought his winning ticket at a Santa Cruz market where he has played the lottery twice a week for several years.
     
  2. Jun 27, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    Brunes

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    Good for him!! Hopefully he doesn't melt down and fuck it all away like so many lottery winners do....
     
  3. Jun 27, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    AFButters Rigger, Please!!

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    I wanna win the lotto.. it would be awesome.. def just put it in a Savings account and live off the intrest..
     
  4. Jun 27, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    Ridgerunner

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    You cant put that into one account-it would have to be spread over several accounts and investments:eek: That guy needs a financial advisor for sure.
     
  5. Jun 27, 2009 at 11:03 AM
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    Bout time one of the hard working ones got it!!!
    Good for him!! Awesome!!

    Oh.. Tell him to cancel the Hawaii thing.. Crazy dumb Koreans with nukes hanging around there..
     
  6. Jun 27, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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    Man what I would do if I won the lottery...I'd have to get fleet plates on the cars to say the least. :cool: Probably have like 1 of each flavor Tacoma just to satisfy my craving. Hehehe...:D
     
  7. Jun 27, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    Guy sounds smart hiring a financial adviser. Good for him.
     
  8. Jun 27, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    Yup Lawyer and financial advisor first thing!! But congrats to him.
     
  9. Jun 27, 2009 at 12:31 PM
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  10. Jun 27, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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  11. Jun 27, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    Good for him!! He sounds like a good man! I love it when things like this happen to hard working people who put others before themselves!!
     
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