Indiana man wins $1 million in lottery for the second time in 3 months

Robert Hamilton won on the“$120 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-Off” both times.
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   July 31, 2014 at 10:46 AM

INDIANAPOLIS, July 31 (UPI) -- An Indiana man wasn't satisfied with winning $1 million on a lottery scratch-off, so he went back and did it again.

Robert Hamilton won $1 million on the "$120 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-Off" game about three months ago and he claimed his second prize on July 22.

Hamilton must have a four-leaf clover or something, because the odds of winning just once are one in more than two million.

"It's the icing on the cake," Hamilton said in a Hoosier Lottery release after claiming his second million.

Although Hamilton was responsible with his winnings the first time around, the second payday will result in a little more fun.

"After he won the first time I told him he could buy a motorcycle if he hit it again," said Hamilton's wife, Donna.

The Hamiltons don't plan on letting their good fortune go to their heads.

"We're just everyday, normal people," Donna said.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
5 Reasons why the Denver Broncos won't be repeat champions
600-pound pig crashes New Hampshire primary
Watch the first full trailer for 'Fuller House'
Liam Neeson romantically involved with 'famous' woman
Car spins out of control, lands on roof of California home