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We would react like that as well.

12 co-workers at the Ontario-based vehicle evaluation business Black Books found out they were multi-millionaires in the most boring setting possible. They all chipped into a lottery pool, led by Dennis Cartier, and ended up winning $60 million, the largest jackpot in the lottery's history.

Cartier found out they had won, but didn't tell them right away. He waited to hold an impromptu meeting, going over some facts and figures before surprising the group with a 'report' that actually let them know they would receive $5 million each (before taxes).

CBC talked to some of the winners:

"Dennis deserves an Academy Award for this one," said co-worker Brad Rome. "He kept that incredible secret for days, then as calm as calm could be, he surprised us with the news."

Cartier said he didn't find out about the big win until he checked the numbers on Saturday afternoon while on his way to pick up lunch.

He checked his ticket at a gas station and couldn't believe his eyes. He then raced home, signed the ticket and put it on the refrigerator.

"I wanted to stay calm, eat my burrito and check the numbers again online. Every single number matched up, so I went back to where I bought the ticket and that's when it all became very real."

Cartier, who was not supposed to work Monday, arrived at the office in sandals and a T-shirt instead of his usual suit. He called a work meeting and broke the news.
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Imagine if you never had pay for bacon ever again… or at least for the next 20 years.

Well now that’s a possibility, thanks to the Hoosier Lottery in Indiana.

They have unveiled a new $2 scratch off game this week called “Bringin’ Home the Bacon,” which is both bacon-scented and gives you the chance to win 20 years worth of the artery-clogging deliciousness.

You can also win up to $10k in cash to pay for all those medical bills from your cardiologist.

The website promoting the new ticket includes a bacon quiz, bacon recipes, a link to Facebookasking you debate Tongs vs Forks, and a “Bacon Cam” where you can watch some strips sizzle in a frying pan.

There are also various events around the state associated with the game (in partnership with Indiana Pork), including one at the Indiana State Far in August.

Now you can gamble with your money and your health.

Thanks ‘Murica!

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A photograph of a man holding up what appears to be a winning Powerball ticket has gone viral on Facebook, except it's unmistakably fake (trivia: the first five numbers of Powerball tickets are always printed in numerical order). Uploaded by a Facebook user named Nolan Daniels, the picture is accompanied by a message that is already too good to be true: "Share this photo and I will give a random person 1 million dollars!" As of Friday evening, the post has accumulated more than 968,000 shares on Facebook and will likely break through 1 million shares in the matter of hours.

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