CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake’s Dennis Fears won the lottery 24 times in one day. The Chesapeake man bought 24 tickets for the Virginia Lottery’s Pick 4 day drawing, all with the same four-digit combination of 8-8-8-8, a release states.
That turned out to be the winning combination in that drawing, each of his tickets winning the $5,000 top prize for a total of $120,000.
He bought all his tickets at the 7-Eleven at 4000 Portsmouth Blvd. in Chesapeake.
Fears said he has no immediate plans for his winnings.
Pick 4 drawings are held daily at 1:59 p.m. and 11 p.m. The top prize for a $1 play is $5,000. The chances of matching all four numbers in exact order are 1 in 10,000.
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