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Apr 12, 2012 12:01 PM by AP

2 $3M lottery tickets sold at same store

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Lottery Commission officials say two winning lottery tickets worth $3 million each were both sold at the same gas station in Watson.

The winning tickets were drawn in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing.

Officials say one of the winners claimed his prize Wednesday. The second winner has not yet come forward.

The tickets were sold at the Murphy Express gas station on La. Highway 16 in Watson.

The owner of the gas station will receive a bonus of $60,000, or one percent of the prize, for selling the winning tickets.

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