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Roseville, MN(KROC AM News) - A Minnesota man bought a lucky lottery ticket earlier this week.

And he didn't have to go far to collect his big prize.

The Minnesota State Lottery says Anwar Ibrahim of Roseville bought a Gopher 5 ticket for the Aug. 31st drawing and ended up winning nearly $1.9-million.

He bought the ticket at a convenience store in New Brighton.

The State Lottery says it was the 3rd largest Gopher 5 jackpot ever won and is one of 30 jackpots that have surpassed $1 million since the game began in 1991. 

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