$1 Million! Three Friends Honor Long-time Pact To Split Lottery Winnings

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All for one, and $1 million for all.Three long-time chums who made a pact to split the pot if one of them ever won the lottery got their payday last week, Georgia Lottery officials announced on Thursday.And to top it all, the threesome’s windfall was foretold by an after-dinner treat.James Scoles, 56, was cracking a fortune cookie in his town of North Pole, Alaska, on March 15, the same day his bu...

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