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Janitor wins big

December 15, 2011

EAU CLAIRE, WI — Troy Thompson was the big winner in last week''s Wisconsin Lottery SuperCash drawing, according to the Leader-Telegram.

Thompson, a janitor at the Davies Center on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus, won over $235,000 after taxes, the article stated.

According to the article, Thompson reported for work on Monday but only put in a couple of hours of work, leaving soon after he learned of his win.

"I was sitting here at the computer Monday morning when Troy found out. He wanted to make sure the numbers he had were the winning numbers," said co-worker Charlie Schilling.

"All he said was, ''I think I won,''" Schilling added.

Thompson''s win was confirmed on Wednesday by Andrea Mergen of the Wisconsin Lottery, the article noted.

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