Iraqi wins Oregon Lottery

NC_iraqilottery1210_700x394Bend, Ore. — (KTVZ) For the first known time in the Oregon Lottery’s 30-year history, the ticket for a winning big jackpot has been sold through an international online lottery ticket sales site – and the $6.4 million prize goes to an Iraqi national.

The winner’s name won’t be revealed in order to protect him from danger in his homeland, officials confirmed Wednesday.

“This is absolutely unprecedented for the Oregon Lottery,” said lottery spokesman Chuck Baumann.

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