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The Beckley 27 Strikes It Rich Again

Reported: Feb. 18, 2014 2:13 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 18, 2014 2:30 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris, Michelle Carroll, Matt Durrett) – The Beckley 27 has a pretty hot hand.

A group of 27 employees at The Register Herald in Beckley who go by that name were introduced Tuesday at West Virginia Lottery headquarters in Charleston as the winners of a $1 million prize. They matched five numbers, but not the Powerball. An even bigger prize almost was in their grasp. The winning Powerball number was 29; they picked 28.

Each member of the group will receive more than $25,000.

This is not the first time The Beckley 27 has struck it rich. Previously, members of the group split winnings after they won a total of $100,000.



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