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Canadian man hits big, missed bigger

Source: Texas Lottery Website Source: Texas Lottery Website

Byron McManus of Canadian didn't quite get the big prize but still won $2 million on Saturday, Feb. 4. 

McManus played the Powerball and had the winning five white ball numbers (06-13-16-17-52) but not the red Powerball number (25).  

With the red ball, the grand prize would have been $229 million, according to the Lottery Texas website

He let the lottery generate his numbers as a quick pick. 

The Texas Lottery Commission said McManus requested minimal publicity.

He bought the Powerball ticket at the United Express in Pampa.

The store is eligible for the $10 thousand retailer bonus.

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