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Waitress wins $17,500 after customer leaves lottery ticket as tip


Aurora Kephart is $17,500 richer after receiving a lottery ticket as a tip. According to a report by ABC News, Kephart, 25, is a bartender at Conway’s Restaurant in Springfield, Oregon.

On Oct. 3, a recurring customer visited the bar for a few drinks. Once he finished his drinks, he left Kephart two lottery tickets. Kephart won $5 on the first ticket. But when she looked at the numbers on the second ticket, she realized that she was a big winner.

After Kephart claimed her $17,500, she handed a percentage of her winnings to the man who bought the ticket. Kephart said she will donate some of the money to charity, pay bills and save the rest of the money she won.