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Man bought $128m lottery ticket at a porn shop – and may be too embarrassed to redeem it

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Even though it seems like most Americans would willingly trade their privacy, dignity, and porn collection for $128, let alone $128 million, a Michigan resident with the weekend’s only winning Powerball ticket has yet to come forward.   

State rules dictate that lottery winners can’t claim their money and remain anonymous, meaning that in order to collect the jackpot the winner would have to admit having shopped at the oh-so-classily named Uptown Bookstore. Meanwhile, other customers only see perks to one-stop shopping for lottery tickets and porn, and store owners are bracing for an onslaught of business. Or, as one resident put it, “Maybe it’s a lucky spot.” Also, maybe they should consider renaming the store “The Lucky Spot?” Just a thought.