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US couple wins lottery 3 times in 1 month

01 April 2014, 11:48

Portsmouth - A Virginia couple has hit it big in the lottery three times this month.

The Virginia Lottery says Calvin and Zatera Spencer of Portsmouth claimed their latest prize last week, $1m in the scratch-off game $100m cash extravaganza.

The streak started when the Spencers won $1 million in the 12 March, powerball drawing, matching the first five numbers but missing the powerball number.

The couple struck again on 26 March when Calvin Spencer won $50,000 in the Virginia lottery's pick 4 game with 10 tickets that had the same winning combination of 6-6-6-6.

The next day, Calvin Spencer bought the winning Cash Extravaganza ticket.

After claiming the latest winnings, Calvin Spencer says, "We're not finished yet".

- AP

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