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Jason Kurland with some of the winning lottery tickets. (Photo: David Handschuh/ALM)

The ticket to the Powerball game that would seal Jason Kurland’s fate was sold in Connecticut in 2011. When the six numbers were selected that night, he didn’t give it a second thought.

But before Kurland knew it, he had become a national celebrity of sorts. His latest claim to fame? Helping whisk away the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot in South Carolina this month.

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Susan DeSantis

Susan DeSantis is the deputy editor-in-chief of the New York Law Journal. She can be reached at [email protected] Twitter: @sndesantis

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