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Father and son outing leads to $50,000 lotto win

A Washington, D.C. man using the pseudonym “Steve Ca$h” has won $50,000. Photo courtesy of Maryland Lottery
A Washington, D.C. man using the pseudonym “Steve Ca$h” has won $50,000. Photo courtesy of Maryland Lottery

June 3 (UPI) -- A Washington, D.C. college student studying cybersecurity has won $50,000 in Maryland's Pick 5 drawing the first time he ever played the lottery.

The Maryland Lottery website said Thursday the 18-year-old man -- who wants to remain anonymous other than using the nickname "Steve Ca$h -- plans to buy a new car and expand his fashion business with his winnings.

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He scored the prize in the May 26 Pick 5 evening drawing after spending the day with his lottery-loving father and buying a $1 ticket at Best 1 Food Market in Capitol Heights.

After consulting his dad on number-choosing strategies, the son decided to play a lucky number he uses in his favorite video game. The winning number was 15172.

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