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More articles January 11, 2018 16:37:57 Nevada state lottery winner Chris Johnson has won a $3.2 million lottery jackpot for the second time in as many weeks.
The jackpot was announced Tuesday by Nevada Gaming Commission chairman and lottery czar Bill Pacheco.
It was the biggest single payout since the lottery was created in 1982.
It is Johnson’s fourth win and his third major prize.
His previous win in the state of Nevada was in 2015.
He earned a $2.5 million prize for a win at the state lottery in 2017.
Johnson was also the winner of the California lottery last year, when he earned $1.7 million.
Johnson said he is proud of his victory and believes his win is significant because it will help the state continue to be a great place to live.
The $1 billion lottery jackpott has the largest prize of any lottery in the country, with nearly $1 trillion in jackpot revenue.