All Joseph Bednarek's wife sent him to get was a pack of hot dogs. "Honey, go to the Madison, Wisconsin Pick 'N Save and get a pack of hot dogs, OK?" I'm sure he said, "OK mother." Off he went on the errand that would puy him in a new tax bracket!

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While at the Pick 'N Save, he asked for $10 worth of "Badger 5 tickets. Badger 5 is only available to play in Wisconsin. It has a rolling jackpot starting at $10,000. The odds are slim to win, but you can't win if you don't play, right?

When Did He Find Out He Was A Winner

A good marriage partner, Joe waited 'til he got home with the hot dogs and then went to work. Another sign of being a good partner is putting the money to do some house repairs. Whatever's left goes to savings, don'tchyaknow?

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