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3 Brothers Share Jackpot Count

21 October 2002

SAN BERNADINO, California – As reported by Sun Bernadino County Sun: ``Joe Martinez, 69, of San Bernardino and his wife, Esther, 66, had been talking about taking a trip to Las Vegas.

``Too expensive? Not anymore.

``On Wednesday, Joe and his brothers, Ben and Louie, both of Fontana, won a $10 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot.

``…Joe, Ben and Louie, who have been playing the Lottery faithfully for years, decided to take their payout as a $5.3 million lump sum.

``…Joe and Ben, who is 65, are both retired from Burrtec Waste Industries in Fontana, where Louie, 59, still works as a truck driver.

``…Louie said he hasn't yet decided whether he'll retire…"

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