Pair of Old Friends Share 1.5 Million Dollar Jackpot


A pair of California men who’ve been friends since they were in high school have spent many years pooling their money to buy lottery tickets when jackpots reach a certain threshold. Now that’s paying off for Robert Dong and Michael Brisbin, who finally got lucky and hit it big.

The lifelong friends recently won $1.5-million on a Quick Pick Mega Millions. It was far from the $314-million jackpot up for grabs that night, but it’s still an impressive haul. The two will split the prize and they say winning the money is a relief.

"It's just one more unbelievable experience we will talk about when we're 90 years old," Brisbin says.

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