Lottery player in France wins 1m-euro draw twice in 19 months

A man from the French Alps region last month won for the second time a 1 million-euro jackpot with numbers randomly assigned when playing the EuroMillions lottery, something estimated to have a 1 in 16 trillion chance of happening and far more unlikely than the odds of someone being struck by lightening twice.

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A man from south-east France has won the country's "My Million" lottery draw for the second time in less than two years – a feat that mathematicians say has odds of one in 16 trillion, reports BBC News.