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Man picking up a pizza for dinner wins $1 million lottery jackpot

Thomas Napiorkowski of South Hadley, Mass., said he was buying a pizza when a lottery vending machine caught his eye and he ended up buying a scratch-off ticket that earned him a $1 million jackpot. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Thomas Napiorkowski of South Hadley, Mass., said he was buying a pizza when a lottery vending machine caught his eye and he ended up buying a scratch-off ticket that earned him a $1 million jackpot. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man picking up a pizza to take home for dinner ended up taking home something even more valuable when he bought a lottery ticket that earned him a $1 million prize.

Thomas Napiorkowski of South Hadley told Massachusetts State Lottery officials he was picking up a pizza from the Uno Pizzeria & Grill at the Holyoke Mall when a lottery vending machine caught his attention.

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Napiorkowski bought a Diamond Millions scratch-off ticket from the machine and uncovered a $1 million jackpot.

The winner said his plans for the money include buying his wife a new car.

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