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Pekin man wins $700k in Illinois lottery contest

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PEKIN, Ill. (HOI) -- -

A Pekin man is $700,000 richer after a $1 lottery ticket matched all five winning numbers in the Lucky Day Lotto contest.

Tyler Mulvey bought the winning ticket at Pottsie's Place, 303 Margaret in Pekin in the August 14 drawing. He said he plans to use his winnings to pay off his student loans and save to purchase a house.

Pottie's will receive a $7,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. 

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