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West Bab Mini Mart Sells Winning $1M Lottery Ticket

Johnny's Mini Mart on Route 109 sold Lindenhurst man the winning scratch-off.

A West Babylon store proved very lucky for a local resident in the New York Lottery's Extreme Cash scratch-off game.

Lindenhurst resident Bruce Magistro, 44, bought his $1 million winning ticket at Johnny's Mini Mart on Route 109 in West Babylon.

Bruce Magistro, 44, of Lindenhurst, won the $1 million top prize on the Extreme Cash scratch-off game.

New York Lottery honored Magistro on Tuesday along with eight other lucky winners from Suffolk and Nassau Counties, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Staten Island.

The $1 million prize on the Extreme Cash ticket is paid as $50,000 a year for 20 years, said officials. Magistro will receive an annual net check totaling $33,090 through 2031.

The father of three said he will use his Lottery windfall "to pay off the mortgage on the house and take a vacation to the Caribbean."

 

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